Posts Tagged ‘project’

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. […]

Energy leaders launch first utility-scale hybrid power project

ISLAMABAD: While Pakistanis were dreaming of an end to power outages, international renewable energy leaders announced the world's first utility-scale energy park project for on-grid hybrid integration of wind, solar and battery storage. According to a press statement issued in Singapore on Monday, a partnership between renewable energy industry leaders announced the final details of […]

Orange Renewable Awarded 200 MW Wind Project in the State of Tamil Nadu

NEW DELHI: Orange Renewable, a 100pc subsidiary of Singapore-based AT Holdings Pte. Ltd, has secured a 200 MW Wind Power project in the State of Tamil Nadu under an intensely competitive global bid floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India . View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Power Project Among Hidden Hydro Costs

October 20, 2017 – Dutton Dunwich – The planned Strong Breeze Wind Project is among the costs that will raise Ontario electricity customers' bills in the years to come, costs that are being hidden by the Ontario government, says Dutton Dunwich Opponents of Wind Turbines . “The Strong Breeze Wind Project will add $250 million […]

Microsoft, GE sign agreement on new wind project in Ireland

Each turbine will have an integrated battery; Microsoft and GE will test how these batteries can be used to capture and store excess energy, and then provide it back to the grid as needed. This provides more predictable power to an increasingly green Irish grid, by smoothing out peaks and valleys in wind production. View […]

High court deals another blow to Clean Line project

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