Posts Tagged ‘project’

Town of Yates opposes wind power project

Orleans County's Yates Town Board has voted to oppose a wine turbine project that would place 71 turbines in that town and the adjoining town of Somerset in Niagara County. Apex Clean Energy's Lighthouse Wind project, which would create enough energy to power 53,000 homes, has been in the works at least four years. View […]

Maine offshore wind project rules out Port Clyde as cable site

In this photo from 2014 is pictured the University of Maine's floating wind turbine, VolturnUS, after its first year at sea in Castine. The 1:8-scale prototype for the huge 6-megawatt turbines is the first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine in the U.S. The proposed route for a cable that would bring electricity from an offshore […]

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

PATTERN ENERGYPattern Energy’s Meikle Wind Receives Project Excellence Award from Clean Energy BC

Pattern Energy Group Inc. announced its Meikle Wind power facility received the Project Excellence Award from Clean Energy BC. The 179 megawatt Meikle Wind facility is located near Tumbler Ridge in British Columbia. View full post on Wind Power News

Empire Wind: New York’s Latest Off-Shore Wind Energy Project

In December 2016, Norwegian developer Statoil won a bid to lease 79,000 acres of underwater land from the federal government for wind energy development. Statoil's wind energy project will be located approximately fourteen miles south of Long Beach and the Rockaways and will extend out to a distance of 30 miles. View full post on […]

Cancelled Site C project could require 10% rate hike to cover costs

The B.C. NDP government confirmed last week that the cost of cancelling and remediating the Site C dam could require a 10-per-cent rate hike, if costs are amortized over 10 years. And it still might need to find or save additional sources of power to meet peak demand. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbine project for Thurston/Lewis counties moves forward

The Skookumchuck wind energy project, first pitched in Thurston County more than a year ago, continues to inch its way through the land-use process. A Colorado-based company called RES Americas proposes to build 51 wind turbines on Weyerhaeuser property, near the Skookumchuck reservoir, that straddles the Thurston-Lewis county line. View full post on Wind Power […]

SaskPower carbon capture project uneconomical from the start, critics say

SaskPower's president has said it is 'highly unlikely' his company will recommend pursuing further carbon capture and storage projects in the foreseeable future because they are too expensive. Following SaskPower's announcement it is unlikely to recommend government pursue more carbon capture and storage projects because of the high cost, critics are saying pursuing carbon capture […]

Kepco Ceo says Northeast Asia supergrid project ‘feasible’

The state-run Korea Electric Power Corp. has looked into the potential for a power grid project in Northeast Asia encompassing South Korea, Japan, China and Russia, and concluded that it is feasible if the countries work together, the utility company's chief executive said Thursday. “We have carried out a preliminary feasibility study on the project […]

Kenya:Kenyans Face Higher Bills Over U.S.$54 Million Fine in Stalled Wind Power Line Project

State-owned power utility Kenya Electricity Transmission Company is in trouble over negligence in the award of a major contract, exposing taxpayers to a $54.2 million fine. Ketraco awarded Spanish firm Isolux Ingeneria SA the contract to construct a high voltage transmission line to evacuate electricity from the Lake Turkana Wind Power plant in northern Kenya. […]