Posts Tagged ‘says’

India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022, says survey

India may not achieve its renewable energy target of having 100 GW of solar energy and 60 GW of wind power by 2022, as per a survey conducted by a consulting firm Bridge to India. India is expected to add total 66 GW of solar energy and 52 GW of wind power by March 2022 […]

‘From coal to clean’ – UK does not need to turn to gas, says WWF

Report suggests renewables, battery storage and flexible technologies can replace coal plants The UK has no need to build new large gas-fired power stations to replace the coal plants that the government has pledged to switch off by 2025, the World Wide Fund for Nature has argued. The gap can instead be filled by renewables, […]

Clean energy projects stifled by Tory reforms, says Labour

‘Outrageous financial demands will have serious repercussions across the renewables sector’ Labour has accused the government of holding back clean energy projects in the UK by allowing energy networks to impose “outrageous” charges on renewables developers. This week, two of the six companies that run the country’s local electricity grids began making green energy firms […]

One faulty blade caused turbine on wind farm to collapse, TerraForm Power says

The incident prompted calls by two area MPPs for the Ontario government to impose a moratorium on further construction of other wind turbine projects in the region Workers erect a temporary fence around this industrial wind turbine on Friday, January 19, 2018, that buckled at the half-way point. A single faulty blade is being blamed […]

Florida says no to power Voters should demand the state open its…

Florida's Constitution Revision Commission recently denied a promising proposal that would have given consumers the right to choose their electricity provider and the source of the electricity they consume. Such a shift would usher in a wave of competition that would lower prices for consumers, bring in new technology and unleash innovative renewable and green […]

Smart charging won’t help adoption of electric cars, says SFU study

Tesla is no longer the only company making awe-inspiring electric cars. Iconic vehicles like the MINI, BMW Roadster, and the Volkswagen bus have now been reimagined with electric engines, and big-name manufacturers are pumping billions into developing the most efficient technology. View full post on Wind Power News

Kirby Mercer says progress still being made on offshore wind…

Last summer, Kirby Mercer said he and his partners needed an offtake agreement by the end of 2017 or key investors might lose interest in his offshore wind energy project. Two months into 2018, there is no such agreement with government, the utilities and potential customers for the power generated, but Mercer says things are […]

Renewables could generate 50% of Europe’s power in 2030, says new study

Wind power enjoyed a record year in 2017, as more offshore capacity was installed than ever before. Renewable energy in general also continued to grow and the EU generated more electricity from clean sources than coal for the very first time. View full post on Wind Power News

Enel’s says agreement with Anheuser-Busch helped make it a top wind producer in Oklahoma

Enel Green Power North America's Thunder Ranch wind project is located in Garfield, Kay and Noble counties. [PHOTO PROVIDED] The wind energy producer's U.S. subsidiary, Enel Green Power North America, announced this month it became the Sooner State's largest wind energy producer after activating its Thunder Ranch and Red Dirt wind farms. View full post […]

Coastal oil and gas drilling won’t affect offshore wind projects, U.S. official says

The Trump Administration's decision to offer nearly all coastal U.S. waters for oil and gas drilling won't interfere with the government's aggressive steps to lease those waters for possibly thousands of wind turbines, federal officials said. The U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, which will oversee both programs, already has granted a 70,000-acre […]