Posts Tagged ‘puts’

Zimbabwe:Energy Authority Puts Wind Power Plan On Hold

ZIMBABWE has put on hold plans to undertake a wind resource measurement exercise on three sites with highest energy potential, as the price bids received from companies that tendered to carry out the feasibility study were deemed too high. The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority last year invited bids from interested contractors, but chief executive Eng […]

NTPC puts out call for solar, wind energy projects in North Slave

The Northwest Territories Power Corporation is calling for ideas for a new wind or solar project for the North Slave – a region that is increasingly relying on diesel-generated power because of low water levels. “With the price [of renewable technology] coming down, now it’s a good time,” said Pam Coulter, spokeswoman for NTPC. View […]

Demco puts faith in solar, wind markets

Phongsak Siricupta, the Demco managing director, said the construction business should improve in the second half this year thanks to megaprojects planned by the National Council for Peace and Order, which is still reviewing the government projects’ transparency and the appropriation of a proper investment budget. View full post on Wind Power News

Fossil-fuel reliance puts world on track for 3.6-degree rise in temperature: report

Global investment in fossil-fuel energy continues to outpace new spending on renewable sources, leaving the world on track for temperature increases of at least 3.6 degrees, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency. View full post on Wind Power News

Global Wind Day Puts Pressure on G8 Summit

In this edition of “The Ethanol Report”, we hear about a new study that shows no direct correlation between the Renewable Fuel Standard and the overall increase in food prices since 2008. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power plan puts 2,000 jobs on horizon

THE blueprint for transforming a defunct oil yard into one of Europe’s biggest offshore windfarm manufacturing centres and creating more than 2,000 jobs was unveiled yesterday. View full post on Wind Power News

$4-million turbine fire at Kibby Mountain puts wind energy under new scrutiny by state, opponents

A fire on Jan. 23, 2013, destroyed this turbine at TransCanada’s Kibby Mountain wind farm. View full post on Wind Power News

Economic uncertainty puts the brakes on Northwest wind power industry

By Dan Catchpole, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Oct. 16–After a decade of whirlwind growth, Central Washington’s wind industry has put all new construction on hold after being confronted by a mix of national and regional issues. View full post on Wind Power News

In Southern California, too, election puts wind tax breaks on trial

Developers are racing to qualify wind production tax credit by Dec. 31. San Diego-based Sempra Energy says its Flat Ridge 2 project near Wichita, Kan., will meet the deadline. View full post on Wind Power News