Posts Tagged ‘promises’

Good Energy promises UK’s first subsidy-free windfarm

Green power company believes it can build onshore windfarm in Cornwall with local people helping finance it, despite government scrapping subsidies The UK’s first onshore windfarm to be built without government subsidy is now under planning in Cornwall, to be financed in part by the local community. The Big Field wind farm, near Bude, will […]

China promises action on climate ahead of Paris talks

A worker takes measurements on a part for a wind turbine power generator at a factory in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. Heading into this month’s Paris climate meeting, China, the world’s biggest source of climate-changing gases, has yet to accept binding limits. View full post on Wind Power News

Ecotricity promises 6.1% gas tariff cut for all customers in May

‘Green gas’, windfarm and ‘frack-free’ energy company says move will reduce domestic annual bills by, typically, £42 Ecotricity, one of the UK’s fastest growing independent energy suppliers, has reduced the price of gas for all its customers by 6.1%, providing the biggest recent cut in the industry. The company, which specialises in building windfarms and […]

EIB promises investment in renewable energy projects

European Investment Bank has assured the government that bank would analyse Pakistan’s overall renewable and hydro energy generation potential for possible future investment in the country. View full post on Wind Power News

Has Obama Kept Promises on Climate Since Last State of the Union?

In his State of the Union address a year ago, President Barack Obama boldly promised that he would begin tackling climate change, whether or not Congress wanted to cooperate. View full post on Wind Power News

Nuclear power’s broken promises means EDF deal is a delusional dream | Damian Carrington

The cost of nuclear energy has tripled in just five years, while the cost of renewable energy is falling fast, making the UK government’s deal a truly terrible one Energy efficiency is cheapest and the cost of renewable energy is falling. In contrast, gas prices have risen by 50% in five years and the cost […]

Jon Mitchell promises to fight for offshore wind in State of the City

In his State of the City address, Mayor Jon Mitchell painted a picture of a city that has made real progress and is on the verge of even greater success, especially when it comes to offshore wind development. View full post on Wind Power News

The promises and pitfalls of carbon capture

Extreme weather events, like Superstorm Sandy that just drenched the northeastern coast of the United States, often refocus the public’s attention on climate change. View full post on Wind Power News

Romney promises more oil drilling on land and offshore

White House hopeful Mitt Romney will unveil an energy plan Thursday that would empower US states to control drilling on federal lands he says could raise trillions of dollars in government revenue. View full post on Wind Power News

MoD radar breakthrough promises green light to 4GW of windfarms

Ministry of Defence confirms it has tried and tested ‘windfarm-friendly radars’ The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a deal that could unlock more than 4GW of windfarms currently stuck in the planning system, after successfully trialling a radar system that can ignore the spinning blades of turbines. The MoD announced late last week that […]