Posts Tagged ‘projects’

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 […]

NEPRA grants licenses to 5 IPPs, including 3 wind power projects

KARACHI: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority has granted power generation licenses to five independent power producers ; which will add 195 megawatts of electricity to the national grid. The IPPs that were granted licenses are: NORINCO International Thatta Power Limited , Master Green Energy Limited , Lakeside Energy Limited , Ghotki Power Limited , and […]

No subsidies for green power projects before 2025, says UK Treasury

Government accused of ‘turning their back on renewables’ after saying there will be no more money for new low-carbon levies Companies hoping to build new windfarms, solar plants and tidal lagoons, have been dealt a blow after the government said there would be no new subsidies for clean power projects until 2025 at the earliest. […]

Texas wind energy projects worth about $11 billion threatened by U.S. House tax vote Thursday

The wind energy industry is warning that $10.9 billion worth of Texas projects could be threatened by a U.S. House vote Thursday. The House is scheduled to decide on tax reform that includes retroactively slashing the wind energy production tax credit. View full post on Wind Power News