Posts Tagged ‘says’

Politicians should get out of the energy business, says wind expert

Industrial wind turbine developments are devaluing properties, pitting neighbour against neighbour and are simply unreliable as a source of energy. These were the messages from experts from a variety of sectors impacted by wind energy, who spoke at a town hall meeting at the Davidson Centre last Tuesday to a crowd of about 200. View […]

India to add 7000 MW nuclear power capacity says Piyush Goyal

The Union Cabinet in May had already approved the setting up of 10 indigenous Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors for nuclear power generation. The Centre is looking at doubling the nuclear power generation capacity to about 14,000 MW,Union minister Piyush Goyal said today even as he ruled out its becoming the main source of energy for […]

No more room for wind power, energy minister says in wake of export proposal

Michael Gorman is a reporter in Nova Scotia who covers Province House, rural communities, and everything in between. Contact him with story ideas at michael.gorman@cbc.ca Nova Scotia's grid can't absorb any more wind power, the province's energy minister says, even if it had access to electricity that under a major new proposal would be generated […]

China adds 55GWp of wind power in 1H17, says CNREC

China installed land-based wind turbines with capacity totaling 55GWp in the country in first-half 2017, according to China National Renewable Energy Center . Newly added PV power capacity was 24GWp during the period. View full post on Wind Power News

Australia needs Tesla battery to prevent summer blackouts, regulator says

Aemo chief executive calls Elon Musk’s project a ‘very important part of our summer plan’ The head of Australia’s energy market regulator is “concerned” about avoiding blackouts next summer and says the proposed Tesla lithium ion battery in South Australia is a “very important part of our summer plan”. Speaking at an industry event in […]

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 […]