Posts Tagged ‘risk’

Risk, public utilities and the nuclear failure

Electric power companies are regulated public utilities. They are regulated by states because historically they have been granted exclusive service delivery franchises, making them a monopoly. View full post on Wind Power News

Gannets, puffins, kittiwakes: birds at risk in Scottish windfarm surge

After a long legal battle, 335 turbines will now be built in Scottish waters In the waters of the North Sea a few miles off Scotland’s east coast, a nine-year battle has been raging that threatens a fragile and unique environmental equilibrium. The struggle has made mortal enemies of two huge lobbies that share a […]

State aid: the former French financial support mechanism for solar radiative energy at risk

By an order dated 15 March 20171, the European Court of Justice rules on the compatibility with the European State aid rules of the Ministerial Orders of 10 July 2006 and of 12 January 2010 setting out the feed-in tariffs of electricity produced by power plants using solar radiative energy. This order was handed down […]

Wind project opponent conducts his own avian risk assessment

Apex Clean Energy's Galloo Island Wind project is expected to displace, if not kill, thousands of birds and bats, an opponent of the project claimed in his avian risk assessment. Clifford P. Schneider, a retired fishery biologist for the state Department of Environmental Conservation, published his own study Monday on the state Department of Public […]

IEA chief Fatih Birol eyes Donald Trump risk, says renewables critical in climate fight

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UK climate targets at risk without government support for windfarms, says energy boss

Government should restore subsidies for onshore wind power as a cost-effective way of reducing the country’s emissions, says head of ScottishPower The UK’s climate targets are at risk if the government does not reverse its decision to end support for windfarms, the head of one of the Big Six energy companies has warned. Keith Anderson […]

Brazil Wind at Risk as Weak Economy Crimps Demand, GE Says

The country installed 2.75 gigawatts of turbines in 2015, making it the world's fourth-biggest market. So far this year there hasn't been a single new contract for power from wind farms sold at auctions, and General Electric Co., the top supplier, doesn't see much on the horizon. View full post on Wind Power News

British offshore wind projects at risk after Brexit vote

LONDON, July 1 The British offshore wind industry, already bruised by subsidy changes, faces uncertainty after Britain voted to leave the European Union, with investors worried about future government incentives, exchange rates and export duties. Portugal's Energias de Portugal-EDP said it could delay its Moray Firth offshore wind energy project in Scotland and German engineering […]

Scottish wind farm projects ‘put at risk by Government subsidy cuts’

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Wind energy projects that could power 1.2 million Scottish homes have been put at risk after a cut in subsidies by the UK Government caused an “investment […]

Credit Suisse Fund Wary of Norway Risk Amid $4.4 Billion Spat

A Credit Suisse Group AG-managed fund that is looking to invest in Norwegian wind farms said a recent $4.4 billion conflict over sudden changes to gas pipe regulations had made the Nordic country a riskier place to do business. Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners AG will keep an eye on the outcome of a lawsuit […]