Posts Tagged ‘Proposed’

Saskatchewan won’t approve proposed wind energy project to protect birds

A proposed project that would have generated electricity from wind energy in southwestern Saskatchewan has been denied over concerns about birds. Environment Minister Scott Moe says an environmental review of the proposal for Chaplin identified potential risks to migratory bird activity in the area. View full post on Wind Power News

Another Step Toward North Carolina Offshore Wind: Proposed Offshore Wind Farm Lease Announced

The U.S. Department of the Interior has just announced the next step in the years-long process toward the development of wind energy facilities off the coast of North Carolina. In a notice published in the Federal Register on August 16, 2016, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management proposed the sale of commercial lease rights to […]

California floating offshore wind project proposed

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is moving toward the prospect of leasing sites for commercial wind energy development in federal waters offshore California. A January 2016 request by Trident Winds, LLC for a lease will now trigger further steps in BOEM’s leasing process. View full post on Wind Power News

Developers of proposed wind power project off Yarmouth will consult…

A proposed $4-billion wind energy project off southwestern Nova Scotia would create hundreds of jobs and be one of the biggest such developments in the world, says an official with the company leading the project. Speaking in Yarmouth Monday, Kirby Mercer of Beothuk Energy said the project also is being designed to have “minimum” environmental […]

Proposed Polish law would ‘shackle’ wind power, says industry

Coal-reliant country may be trying to slow the rise of renewable energy with a clampdown on turbine construction and maintenance, say analysts A draft Polish law that would impose a raft of exacting demands on windfarm developers is nothing less than a bid to sabotage the country’s renewable energy prospects, according to Europe’s wind industry. […]

Critics alarmed by scale of proposed wind power projects

Maine figures into competition to provide clean energy to Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, with companies submitting bids to build wind farms in Aroostook County and the western mountains. But Patrick Woodcock , the governor’s energy director, is tamping down impressions that all of the projects would be built. View full post on Wind Power […]

Flood defenses, Hyperloop and mile-high skyscraper proposed for Tokyo Bay

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and Leslie E. Robertson Associates have drawn up a remarkably ambitious proposal for Tokyo Bay that includes significant flood defences, a Hyperloop transportation system and a mile-high skyscraper. Dubbed Next Tokyo, the blue-sky concept is imagined for completion in 2045. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind firm to battle proposed Nova Scotia Power tariffs at UARB hearings

The hearings before the Utility and Review Board will consider the tariffs charged by Nova Scotia Power to the independent producers of wind, solar and other renewable energies as part the province’s “renewable to retail” program. A wind energy company executive in Nova Scotia says he’ll push hard at regulatory hearings to ensure a program […]

New clean energy investment mandate a shift from policy proposed by Abbott

Directive to CEFC to focus on innovative and emerging technologies will enhance support for windfarms and small-scale solar projects The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has been directed to focus on innovative and emerging technologies, reversing a mandate by the former prime minister Tony Abbott that would have specifically blocked funding for windfarms and small-scale […]

Swanton holds vote on proposed wind project

A proposed project calls for 500-foot-high wind turbines to be built in Swanton. The project has divided the community and Swanton is holding a vote to gauge how people feel. View full post on Wind Power News