Posts Tagged ‘role’

The role of renewables in the UK energy mix | Letters

The case for new nuclear power stations is fatuous now offshore wind power has come down in cost so much, says Ian Hill. Yes, writes Will Taylor, but don’t forget the potential of tidal energy. Hold on a minute before rejecting nuclear, argue Tim Chittenden and Jim Waterton Your excellent editorial on the reducing cost […]

The role of international trade for the global build-up of innovation …

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. The global combat on climate change requires that developing countries not only get access to advanced technical equipment, but also rapidly build-up indigenous innovation capabilities for low-carbon technologies. View full post on Wind […]

Duluth Port Celebrates Key Role in Wind Energy Supply Chain

The Port of Duluth is playing a key role on the renewable energy supply chain as crews handle all the cargo for a new 43-turbine wind farm that Allete Clean Energy is building in North Dakota. The port and company officials celebrated their partnership for the project as the fifth wind cargo shipment came in […]

Erie shipyard to play key role in offshore wind energy industry

An Erie shipyard will have an important role in the next step toward developing an offshore wind energy industry on Lake Erie. Donjon Shipbuilding & Repair, 220 E. Bayfront Parkway, is providing its 200-foot-long, 1,300-ton crane barge as part of the project, officials announced at a news conference this afternoon. View full post on Wind […]

Aitkin / We can’t escape the role of coal

“We simply have to use fossil fuels to generate the electricity, not just to run the light rail at night and when there’s no wind, but to allow us to do all the other things we take for granted through flicking a switch,” says DON AITKIN IN my recent little piece on light rail, I […]

Analysis: Wind’s role in Vermont’s energy future

A combination of factors — the end of federal stimulus money, uncertain reauthorization of federal incentives, difficulties in connecting to the grid, competition with solar and local opposition — have shelved at least two projects and left three others lying dormant. View full post on Wind Power News

Energy minister John Hayes switches to No 10 role in surprise reshuffle

PM brings coalition windfarm war to an end by appointing Michael Fallon to replace controversial Tory colleague David Cameron has conducted a surprise mini-shuffle ahead of the Easter break, bringing a controversial rightwing energy minister into Downing Street. John Hayes will be replaced at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) by the business […]

Energy minister John Hayes switches to No 10 role

PM brings coalition windfarm war to an end by appointing Michael Fallon to replace his controversial Tory colleague David Cameron has moved the controversial energy minister John Hayes from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to No 10in an effort to improve the frayed links between the prime minister and his Tory MPs. […]

Power to the people? Windham wants bigger public role in energy debate

After months spent fighting a potential wind-power project, officials from the town of Windham have a few thoughts on energy generation in Vermont. View full post on Wind Power News

Nuclear power role still said critical

Despite the seriousness of the Fukushima disaster, Japan should continue using nuclear power because there isn’t another energy source that can replace it and because the nation has a responsibility to further its global development using the lessons learned from the crisis, says energy expert Kenji Yamaji. View full post on Wind Power News