Posts Tagged ‘risks’

Offshore Wind Energy Market : High Costs, Risks, and Supply Chain…

According to the report, global offshore wind energy market was valued at USD 20.3 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach USD 57.2 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 16.2% between 2017 and 2022. Energy has been extracted from wind sources since a long time. View full post on Wind Power News

Bombardier dispute a lesson of electricity export risks, says Canadian wind group

A national wind energy conference heard that Bombardier's trade battle with the U.S. is a warning sign about the potential impact of government subsidies on accessing the large American electricity market. Jean-Francois Nolet, vice-president of policy and government affairs for the Canadian Wind Energy Association, says Canadian electricity exports risk being accused of being dumped […]

Great Lakes wind farms cause concerns about risks to birds

If you're one of the many people having trouble deciding who to vote for in this year's election, I have a solution for you: Some of my friends are fond of saying, “vote with your wallet.” So I do. View full post on Wind Power News

Tory pledge to end wind subsidies risks green economy, say industry leaders

Conservatives’ manifesto promise to halt wind subsidies is at odds with their emissions goals and threatens green energy jobs and new projects, says renewable industry The Conservatives must not undermine the so-called green economy and cause job losses through their manifesto pledge to end subsidies for onshore windfarms, figures in the renewable energy industry have […]

Onshore windfarm opposition risks UK jobs, says Davey

Energy secretary says Tory ideological stance is putting off investors and lack of turbines will raise consumer bills Energy secretary Ed Davey has warned that the Conservative partys opposition to onshore wind turbines risks undermining the creation of British jobs as new data showed 15,400 people are now employed in the wind power industry. The […]

Windfarms and solar energy: healthy returns for investors, but risks

Renewable energy schemes currently offer far greater returns to investors than cash Isas, but there are dangers Savers are being offered returns of up to 9% a year or four times the best available rates on cash Isas by lending their money to build wind and solar energy projects across the UK. Promoters claim the […]

Benefits of wind power outweigh perceived risks

An Aug. 26 letter, apparently written in support of wind power, seemed unclear on the well-settled nature of wind power’s benefits. View full post on Wind Power News

Britain risks falling behind in the race for clean energy | Nicholas Stern

Big business is right to be concerned about the chancellor’s equivocal strategy As the coalition prepares to introduce its energy bill into Parliament in the next few weeks, it must demonstrate political leadership and ensure that its policy is based on robust economic analysis, recognising and addressing failures of the market. The most obvious market […]

Romney energy plan offers few rewards for Texas oil but creates risks for wind companies

The energy plan Mitt Romney unveiled this week would ease controls on the production of oil and gas, but it would have little effect on activity in Texas, according to industry officials and energy policy experts. View full post on Wind Power News