Posts Tagged ‘plan’

Researchers say even without Clean Power Plan, U.S. can meet its goals

Last year, the Trump administration announced it would withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, and repeal the Clean Power Plan, or CPP. That's the Obama-era policy to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from electric power generation by 32% by 2030, below 2005 levels. View full post on Wind Power News

Dutch plan to build giant offshore solar power farm

An offshore seaweed farm in the North Sea will be turned into a large solar power farm that aims to pipe energy to the Dutch mainland in roughly three years. The project comes at a critical time for the Netherlands, which is struggling to curb fossil fuel use and meet greenhouse gas emission targets after […]

Climate Watch NL weighs in on strategic plan

Climate Watch NL is an advocate of the concept of green energy which includes wind power in addition to tidal and solar power sources. Climate Watch NL has added it's two cents worth to the government's efforts on climate change policy. View full post on Wind Power News

Trump administration takes aim at California desert protection plan

A desert tortoise sits in the middle of a road in the eastern Mojave Desert near Ivanpah. The Trump administration wants to reconsider a desert protection plan negotiated under the Obama administration that sought to steer energy development away from sensitive areas. View full post on Wind Power News

Get a sneak peek at a plan to use wind power to charge phones, irrigate farms in Eastern Market

Next week, one of Detroit's most unusual artists, technicians, and designers will host a fundraiser for a green energy project that will power everything from urban agriculture to laptops and cellphones. Guests will get a rare peek inside a one-of-a-kind Detroit space and to meet a unique visionary. View full post on Wind Power News

The Dutch plan to build the world’s biggest wind farm, complete with a large floating island

A Dutch company aims to construct the world's largest wind farm to deliver power to the Netherlands and United Kingdom, and later Belgium, Germany, and Denmark. A 2.3-square-mile artificial island would support equipment that could allow the farm to generate 30 gigawatts of power. View full post on Wind Power News

Is this the future? Dutch plan vast windfarm island in North Sea

Advanced plans by Dutch power grid aims to build power hub possibly at Dogger Bank whose scale would dwarf current offshore sites Britain’s homes could be lit and powered by windfarms surrounding an artificial island deep out in the North Sea, under advanced plans by a Dutch energy network. The radical proposal envisages an island […]

Replacing Liddell with renewables is $1.4 billion cheaper than government plan, report says

The Turnbull government's plan to keep the worn-out Liddell power station running for another five years would cost about $1.4 billion more than replacing it with clean energy, and spew millions of tonnes of damaging carbon pollution, a new analysis shows. The findings cast further doubt on the wisdom of keeping Australia's oldest operating coal […]

Energy sector has winners and losers in GOP tax plan

The energy industry has winners and losers in the new House GOP tax bill. Losers are the electric car industry and producers of wind power and other clean energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Connecticut will defend the recently-repealed Clean Power Plan

“Because the Trump Administration's EPA has clearly demonstrated that it has no interest in doing its job when it comes to carbon emissions, Connecticut will join with colleagues in other states in action to defend the Clean Power Plan and protect the health, safety and well-being of our residents,” Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said […]