Posts Tagged ‘says’

Oil giants need to invest heavily in renewables by 2035, says analysis

Slowing demand for oil and forecasts of rapid growth in green power pose risk to core business, says analyst More than a fifth of investment by the largest oil and gas companies could be in wind and solar power in just over a decade, according to analysis of how global changes in energy will reshape […]

Australia on track to meet renewables target, says Clean Energy Regulator

Unprecedented investment in wind and solar power puts Australia on track to meet its 2020 renewable energy target, the sector's regulator believes. The Clean Energy Regulator's report on 2016 investments, released on Wednesday, says 98 new large-scale renewable energy plants were accredited last year, the vast majority of them solar farms. View full post on […]

Former Danish PM says investment is key to developing renewable energy – video

Helle Thorning-Schmidt, appearing on the ABC’s Q&A, says every country needs to determine the right mix of energy sources for its requirements, but the important thing is investment, planning and political will. She says Denmark started investing in its renewables strategy 30 years ago and now makes more from the export of related technology than […]

Renewables cut Europe’s carbon emissions by 10% in 2015, says EEA

European Environment Agency report solar and and wind is reducing fossil fuel dependency but clean energy capacity still not growing fast enough A surge in the use of wind and solar energy helped Europe to cut its fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by about 10% in 2015, an authoritative new report has found. […]

Completion of new wind turbine planing guidelines delayed ‘indefinitely’ says Laois TD

Minister Simon Coveney says proposed changes to 2006 wind farm guidelines will have to be further tested before being finalised A Laois TD has claimed guidelines on the building of wind farms will be delayed indefinitely after it emerged that alternative proposal will have to be tested before being implemented. Fianna Fil TD Sean Fleming […]

Australia should invest in coal power to reduce emissions, minister says

Economists and energy analysts question environmental and economic case for Matt Canavan’s coal push Research touted by the resources minister that reportedly suggests Australia can rely on coal to meet emissions reduction has been attacked by experts and appears to have been misreported. The Australian reported on Tuesday that research conducted by the Department of […]

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

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China Can Expect a Surge in Offshore Wind Farms, Goldwind Says

China's development of offshore wind farms could be set to accelerate, supported by favorable government-backed pricing and increased investment. “Offshore wind is becoming more and more economically attractive” after the government cut the tariffs for onshore projects, Ma Jinru, vice president of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., China's biggest maker of wind turbines, said […]

‘Essentially against the law’ to develop wind energy in N.L., says researcher

Nick Mercer says politics, misinformation and technical and economic constraints are standing in the way of further wind energy development in Newfoundland and Labrador. A researcher from Newfoundland and Labrador studying renewable energy says the province has the greatest potential for wind energy development in North America, yet it fails to do so. View full […]

‘Mix of technologies’ needed to meet Ontario’s energy demands, says expert

Ontario's Energy Ministry has no shortage of advice, much of it contradictory, on how to shape the province's energy system, including calls to abandon green energy projects in the London region. The ministry is slated to release a new long-term energy plan for the province in the spring, acting as a guide for future policies. […]