Posts Tagged ‘rate’

Cancelled Site C project could require 10% rate hike to cover costs

The B.C. NDP government confirmed last week that the cost of cancelling and remediating the Site C dam could require a 10-per-cent rate hike, if costs are amortized over 10 years. And it still might need to find or save additional sources of power to meet peak demand. View full post on Wind Power News

Costa Rica’s ICE sets new record with 94 days of 100 percent clean power generation, requests rate hike – Inside Costa Rica

August 14th, 2015 Clean energy sources were used to generate 100 percent of the electricity in Costa Rica for 94 straight days, breaking the old record of 75 days set between January and March of this year, the state-owned Costa Rican Electricity Institute, or ICE, said. No fossil fuels were burned between May 8 and […]

RBI cuts repo rate, EMIs likely to go down

Latest GDP numbers show the Indian economy cruising at 7.3 per cent, but there is lot of below the headline numbers that show pockets of weakness. The new friendship between Ma and Sharma follows a deal in February this year in which Ant Financial invested about $500 mn for a 25% stake in Paytm. View […]

Tariff rate fall could threaten Bute wind scheme

Congratulations, you’re now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we’ll send them straight to your inbox. A fall in the rate of incentives paid for generating ‘green’ electricity could put a Bute community wind power scheme under threat – before it has even begun. View full post […]

Poor nations go for solar, wind at twice the rate of rich ones

A study of 55 nations — including China, Brazil, South Africa, Uruguay and Kenya — found that they’ve installed a combined 142 gigawatts from 2008 to 2013. The 143 per cent growth in renewables in those markets compares with an 84 per cent rate in wealthier nations, which installed 213 megawatts, according to a report […]

Oklahoma electric utilities want higher rate for solar, wind energy producers

Senate Bill 1456 allows regulated utilities to apply to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to charge a higher base rate to customers who generate solar and wind energy and send their excess power back into the grid. View full post on Wind Power News

Sustaining Current Rate Of Wind Power Can Save 157 Million Tons Of CO2 Per Year, Study Shows

Wind power in the United States quadrupled in the last five years, with four states now possessing enough wind turbines to supply more than 20 percent of their annual electricity needs, according to a study published last week by the non-profit Environment Ohio Research & Policy Center. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power producers ask regulators for rate certainty

The Alaska Environmental Power wind farm near Delta Junction is seen in this 2010 photo. View full post on Wind Power News

Re: Karl Peterjohn and Richard Ranzau: Proposed electrical rate increases are excessive

The following is an edited version of a letter that Sedgwick County Commissioners Karl Peterjohn and Richard Ranzau sent to the Kansas Corporation Commission: This $83.5 million proposed increase is almost five times higher than overall inflation for Kansas consumers. View full post on Wind Power News

Global Wind Grows, But At Slower Rate

The world added 44.7 gigawatts of wind power capacity in 2012, but that wasn’t enough to keep the rate of growth from slowing for the third consecutive year. View full post on Wind Power News