Posts Tagged ‘projects’

Pumped hydro projects unveiled as Tasmania bids to be ‘battery of the nation’

State and federal governments to confirm that 14 lake sites have been earmarked Pumped hydro projects generating energy at twice the scale of the much-vaunted Snowy 2.0 scheme will be identified across Tasmania on Wednesday, with modelling suggesting the proposal could deliver thousands of jobs between now and 2028. The Turnbull and Hodgman governments will […]

Clean energy projects stifled by Tory reforms, says Labour

‘Outrageous financial demands will have serious repercussions across the renewables sector’ Labour has accused the government of holding back clean energy projects in the UK by allowing energy networks to impose “outrageous” charges on renewables developers. This week, two of the six companies that run the country’s local electricity grids began making green energy firms […]

Subsidy-free renewable energy projects set to soar in UK, analysts say

Falling cost of wind and solar will unlock £20bn of investment, Aurora Energy Research says The UK is well on the way to a new era of subsidy-free renewable energy projects that will largely kill off prospects for new gas power stations, according to industry analysts. The falling cost of wind and solar projects combined […]

City angles for money from Saint John Energy projects

The City of Saint John has set up its own company, hoping to cash in on energy projects – despite a provincial ban against municipal adventures in commerce. The city set up the numbered company last year as a potential home for energy projects to be operated by Saint John Energy, the city-owned utility. View […]

New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops projects

Dorenne Hansen, of Glenville, Minn., stands on a rural highway near a wind turbine in a field, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, near Northwood, Iowa. Opponents of wind power are successfully stalling or rejecting wind-farm projects across the country. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind projects offer real benefit to this area

Perry White's Jan. 29 commentary, “A Road Map for Wind Farm Opposition,” is disheartening in that he assumes all readers want to oppose wind projects. Look to the town of Sheldon where residents paid zero local taxes for eight years because wind revenue funded the entire town budget. View full post on Wind Power News

Frost & Sullivan Projects Global Annual Investments of $100 Billion until 2025 in Wind Power

A recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan, The Global Wind Power Market, Forecast to 2025, finds that the global wind market has witnessed tremendous growth, with an addition of more than half of the world's wind power capacity over the past five years. The global wind market, onshore and offshore, is driven by various governments' […]

Xcel Energy has hopes for wind and solar projects with battery storage

An Xcel Energy proposal that attracted a multitude of low-cost bids to develop wind and solar projects in Colorado that include battery storage is raising hopes that the concept could become more widespread, including in A Minnesota. Wind and solar farms can produce electricity only A intermittently, and industrial-scale batteries are seen as way to […]

Coastal oil and gas drilling won’t affect offshore wind projects, U.S. official says

The Trump Administration's decision to offer nearly all coastal U.S. waters for oil and gas drilling won't interfere with the government's aggressive steps to lease those waters for possibly thousands of wind turbines, federal officials said. The U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, which will oversee both programs, already has granted a 70,000-acre […]

Alberta chooses three companies to build four wind power projects in auction

The winning bids came from Edmonton-based Capital Power with a 201-MW project, Lisbon, Portugal-based EDP Renewables with a 248-MW project and Enel Green Power Canada, a division of a Rome-based global power company, with projects of 115 MW and 31 MW. CALGARY – Bids in an auction to pick renewable energy projects were so attractive […]