Posts Tagged ‘Plans’

Spain plans switch to 100% renewable electricity by 2050

Ambitious scheme also aims to fully decarbonise country’s economy shortly after Spain has launched an ambitious plan to switch its electricity system entirely to renewable sources by 2050 and completely decarbonise its economy soon after. By mid-century greenhouse gas emissions would be slashed by 90% from 1990 levels under Spain’s draft climate change and energy […]

Wind power project plans advance in Iowa, Wyoming

Utility regulators in Wyoming and Iowa recently issued decisions tied to wind power expansion plans by utilities in those states. The Wyoming Public Service Commission on April 12 gave the green light for PacifiCorp to move ahead with a significant wind and transmission expansion plan. View full post on Wind Power News

Wyoming agrees to utility’s plans for 3 new wind farms

Rocky Mountain Power dropped plans for a fourth wind farm after a weeklong hearing before the Wyoming Public Service Commission. The three wind farms included in Thursday's agreement would add 1,150 megawatts of wind power in southern and southeastern Wyoming. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Industry Plans To Sue State If Bill To Cap Companies Passes

House and Senate committees voted to cap state payouts to wind energy companies at $35 million, but the wind industry says the state is backing out on the agreement. “This is absolutely devastating for the wind industry,” said Mark Yates with The Wind Coalition. View full post on Wind Power News

Armenia plans to construct geothermal power plant

A package solution is currently under consideration for the construction of a geothermal power plant in Armenia with the participation of a single investor at the Jermaghbyur and Karkar plants, Armenian Deputy Energy Minister Hayk Harutyunyan said on Tuesday during the meeting in the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Armenia with the participation […]

Tucson Electric plans wind energy project to power 31k homes

A southern Arizona utility company is planning a wind energy project that could power up to 31,000 homes annually. Tucson Electric Power says a request for design and construction proposals will go out this week. View full post on Wind Power News

Alinta plans rapid expansion into renewable energy

The company says it plans to bring a gigawatt of new renewable energy online following its acquisition of Victoria's Loy Yang B brown coal-fired power station late last year. It finalised the $1 billion acquisition of Loy Yang B on Monday, ensuring that the plant – which supplies nearly a fifth of Victoria's energy – […]

India plans to build the worlds largest solar-wind power plant

When it comes to clean energy , few nations stand out like India . The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced plans to build the world's largest solar-wind hybrid project in the district of Anantapur in the state of Andhra Pradesh. View full post on Wind Power News

Plans to veer into wind power generation: Ghanaian experts visit South Africa

A 15-member delegation of engineers and energy experts from Ghana have visited Lekela, a renewable power generation company in South Africa as part of efforts to veer into wind power generation. The visit by the 15 engineers and managers from the Ghana Grid Company , and the Electricity Company of Ghana , was designed to […]

Xcel Energy Xcel Energy Announces Plans to Achieve Nation-Leading Wind Energy Milestone by 2021

Xcel Energy announced plans today to build and own a new 300-megawatt wind farm in South Dakota, adding to the company's nation-leading wind expansion strategy. This project puts Xcel Energy on pace to be the first utility in the nation to surpass 10,000 megawatts of wind on its system, which would be more than enough […]