Posts Tagged ‘proposal’

Wind energy proposal may dictate industry’s future in Ohio

Two much different proposals – one easing restrictions stifling new wind farms and another adding more hurdles for future development – are being pitched to state lawmakers and regulators. View full post on Wind Power News

Crofters on Lewis fight EDF and Wood Group’s windfarm proposal

Energy giants hope Scottish court will permit development of 36 turbines on moorland Hundreds of crofters are fighting an attempt by the energy giants EDF and Wood Group to build a windfarm on the island of Lewis. More than 200 crofters have objected to proposals to build on communal land close to Stornoway, the biggest […]

No more room for wind power, energy minister says in wake of export proposal

Michael Gorman is a reporter in Nova Scotia who covers Province House, rural communities, and everything in between. Contact him with story ideas at michael.gorman@cbc.ca Nova Scotia's grid can't absorb any more wind power, the province's energy minister says, even if it had access to electricity that under a major new proposal would be generated […]

Ocean City Gets another Wind Farm Proposal

It is likely in the next ten years there will be a wind energy farm off the coast of the Eastern Shore. But where it goes and how it will affect the area is still up in the air. View full post on Wind Power News

Wyoming proposal would require utilities to use fossil fuels

A group of Wyoming lawmakers is bucking the U.S. trend of stricter renewable energy requirements with a plan to do the opposite: Fine utilities if they provide energy produced by wind or the sun. Blustery Wyoming ranks among the top states for wind-energy potential, but the coal, oil and natural gas industries are the backbone […]

Melbourne trams to be solar-powered under Andrews government proposal

Building large-scale solar farms in northern Victoria part of plan to reduce state’s net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 Melbourne’s tram network will become entirely solar-powered under a proposal by the Andrews government to build large-scale solar farms in northern Victoria. The proposal, announced on Thursday, is part of a plan to reduce Victoria’s […]

Innovative proposal in the wind energy sector won the APREN Award

Renewable energy was responsible for producing this year around 59% of the total amount of electricity in Portugal and it is expected that 1/3 comes from wind energy sources, according to data disclosed by APREN. View full post on Wind Power News

Xenophon shoots down Abbott’s proposal on 18C with ‘no, no and no’ – as it happened

The Coalition prepares to bring registered organisations bill to crack down on unions while the windfarm commissioner will appear before Senate estimates. As it happened 8.05am BST Estimates will continue into the evening, until 11pm. So let’s wrap for today: 8.00am BST The lively day in Canberra is powering right through to close of business. […]

Wind Farm Proposal Sparks Controversy In Elm Springs

Some residents who live in the Elm Springs area are pushing back against a proposal to put a wind energy farm on a 300 acre plot near the city. Dragonfly Industries, the company proposing the wind farm, is asking the city to annex the land, but some who live in the area want the plant […]

Wind energy proposal at Port of Paulsboro ‘Not dead, but on life support,’ Burzichelli says

An artistic rendering of a wind energy converter. A new feasibility study says the Paulsboro Port will be a viable place to construct these converters to be shippped to the Atlantic Ocean for a wind energy project. View full post on Wind Power News