Posts Tagged ‘says’

Alternative power $2B to $4B cheaper than Site C says international energy consultant

An Oregon-based energy consultant has told an a regulatory inquiry into the Site C Dam that scrapping the project in favour of green power will save ratepayers billions of dollars. Robert McCullough of McCullough Research presented the report to the BC Utilities Commission on Friday morning, which argues terminating Site C will save between $2.08 […]

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 […]

Trump’s Threats Against Wind Energy Are Empty So Far, Industry Giant Says

Donald Trump 's threats against wind energy have so far proven empty, according to an industry giant that expects to grow in the U.S. Dong Energy A/S , says the world's biggest offshore wind developer hasn't seen any actions that have followed Trump's verbal attacks. In fact, he says there are signs that American commitment […]

Economics says time to shut down some coal plants

From Think Progress : Sadly the graph isn't global, it's for the 15 US states with the best wind resources. But for those states it's saying that the cost of just operating and fueling coal plants exceeds the cost for wind power of constructing, operating, and fueling. View full post on Wind Power News

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 […]