Posts Tagged ‘region’

Nundle wind farm would bring more than 300 jobs to region

PICTURESQUE: The main concern about the proposal is about the visual impact it will have on Nundle's hills of gold. Photo: Megan Trousdale THE proposed $600-million wind farm near Nundle would bring more than 300 jobs to the region, the project's developer says. View full post on Wind Power News

FORTUM CORPORATIONFortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund to start cooperation in Rostov Region in Russia

The Government of the Rostov Region in Russia and Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund have entered into a non-binding cooperation agreement to build up to 600 MW of wind power plants in 2019-2022. A separate investment decision will be made for each project. View full post on Wind Power News

Sultanate of Oman prepares to build the first large-scale wind farm in the GCC region

Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, Masdar, today signed an Engineering, Procurement & Construction contract with a global consortium comprising GE and Spain's TSK to build the Dhofar Wind Power Project, the first large-scale wind farm in Oman and the GCC. The Dhofar Wind Power Project is a result of the joint development agreement that was […]

Group: NJ has most offshore wind energy potential in region

An environmental group that strongly supports a proposed windmill farm off Atlantic City says New Jersey has the highest potential to develop offshore wind energy of any mid-Atlantic or New England state. In a report released Monday, the Environment New Jersey Research and Policy Center says carbon pollution equal to 1.1 million cars could be […]

Wind energy in Belgium’s Flanders region booms

Before the end of 2015 at least 80 new wind turbines will rise up, increasing capacity by a third, reports De Standaard Wind turbines are under construction everywhere. In the coming months they will be unmissable along Flemish roads, as an unprecedented building boom breaks out, a survey by De Standaard and green power companies […]

Kansas wind could help region comply with EPA rule – but at a cost

Kansas could make complying with a plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions much easier for its neighbors, according to a regional organization that operates the grid – but it also could pay more in the process. The Southwest Power Pool, which runs a marketplace to dispatch power throughout the region, studied two hypothetical scenarios of […]

North East could create 20,000 energy jobs by 2030 – but Government must back region

The North East could cement its title as the UK’s “engine room” as experts predict 20,000 new energy jobs could be created by 2030. But the new Government must back regional energy policy and enable closer working with Scottish firms if the region is to cash in on its renewable power sector, says Mark Stephenson, […]

Suffolk/Essex: Wind and marine power give region a massive jobs boost

Thousands of new jobs could be created in the region in the next decade in the fast-growing wind and marine power sector, according to a new report. View full post on Wind Power News

Dusting off projects: Wind tax credit renewal aids region

The U.S. Congress helped the wind energy industry start the new year with hopes of continued expansion by passing a tax incentive in legislation meant to keep the country from going over the fiscal cliff. View full post on Wind Power News