Posts Tagged ‘renewable’

Good winds blowing from Brazil: Atlantic Renewable Energies is…

CURITIBA, Brazil, Aug. 10, 2017 : With wind projects in four different Brazilian states , Atlantic Renewable Energies stands out among companies in the wind power sector as an enterprise whose foundations are inseparable from the business strategy comprising its sustainable core: environmental concern, corporate governance, health and safety. The company invests on sustainable development, […]

Renewable power critic is chosen to head energy price review

Government’s preferred choice of Oxford economist Dieter Helm is controversial owing to criticism of wind and solar power An academic who is a vocal critic of the price of renewable power is the government’s preferred choice to head a review of the financial cost of energy in the UK. Dieter Helm, an economist at the […]

EDF Renewable Energy orders Vestas wind turbines for Copenhagen wind project

EDF Renewable Energy confirmed the order with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to supply V110-2 MW wind turbines for the 80 MW Copenhagen Wind Project. In addition, the company announced that Renewable Energy Systems won the balance of plant construction contract. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewable Energy Update – June 2017 #5

Jun 26 As the nation's mayors closed their annual meeting on Monday in Miami Beach, they sent a clear signal that cities are looking for action on climate change and are eager to fill a policy gap created by the Trump administration. The United States Conference of Mayors, which includes both Republican and Democratic mayors […]

Hundreds of US mayors endorse switch to 100% renewable energy by 2035

Leaders from more than 250 cities unanimously back a resolution to reach clean energy goal at the US Conference of Mayors in Miami Beach A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country has unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for US cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2035. […]

Winds of change: gusts across Europe help set renewable power record

Nuclear, wind and solar power in UK generate more electricity than gas and coal combined for first time ever The windy weather across Europe in the past 24 hours may have been a curse for summer picnics, but it has set records for renewable power. Related: ‘Spectacular’ drop in renewable energy costs leads to record […]

‘Spectacular’ drop in renewable energy costs leads to record global boost

Falling solar and wind prices have led to new power deals across the world despite investment in renewables falling Renewable energy capacity around the world was boosted by a record amount in 2016 and delivered at a markedly lower cost, according to new global data – although the total financial investment in renewables actually fell. […]

The eco guide to renewable energy

Solar power is soaring, wind goes from strength to strength. Look for a mighty surge in renewables over the next few years One day in late March, during a sunny weekend, something spectacular happened. Solar power broke a new record. The demand for daytime electricity in UK homes fell to night times levels – thanks […]

Two thirds of electricity in Canada now comes from renewable energy

The National Energy Board says two-thirds of Canada's electricity supply now comes from renewable sources such as hydro, wind power and solar energy. The board says renewable energy production jumped 17 per cent between 2005 and 2015 and now provides 66 per cent of the country`s electricity, compared with 60 per cent a decade earlier. […]

Renewable energy tax cut rewrite may be uphill battle for GOP :experts

The past decade has brought about a monumental shift in how fuel sources benefit from the U.S. tax code, with renewable energy more than lapping its counterparts in the oil, gas, and coal sectors. Federal tax “preferences” – such as tax credits for energy production, specific write-offs or deductions, or other benefits aimed at an […]