Posts Tagged ‘says’

Green Investment Bank sold too cheaply, watchdog says

National Audit Office report puts Macquarie deal at low end of valuation with extra tens of millions lost from rejection of phased sale option Ministers missed out on tens of millions extra on the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) in August, according to the spending watchdog. The National Audit Office said the £1.6bn […]

‘Not enough jobs’ from wind power, Ripon MP says

Russell Pearse and Act on Climate Victoria co-ordinator Leigh Ewbank prepare for a renewable energy community event in Ararat. Picture: PETER PICKERING Flow Power electricity retailer managing director Matthew van der Linden and Ararat Wind Farm general manager Stuart Liddell. View full post on Wind Power News

No subsidies for green power projects before 2025, says UK Treasury

Government accused of ‘turning their back on renewables’ after saying there will be no more money for new low-carbon levies Companies hoping to build new windfarms, solar plants and tidal lagoons, have been dealt a blow after the government said there would be no new subsidies for clean power projects until 2025 at the earliest. […]

New nuclear power cannot rival windfarms on price, energy boss says

Innogy Renewables chief claims future reactors will not be competitive as offshore windfarms become even cheaper New nuclear power stations in the UK can no longer compete with windfarms on price, according to the boss of a German energy company’s green power arm. Hans Bunting, the chief operating officer of renewables at Innogy SE, part […]

Replacing Liddell with renewables is $1.4 billion cheaper than government plan, report says

The Turnbull government's plan to keep the worn-out Liddell power station running for another five years would cost about $1.4 billion more than replacing it with clean energy, and spew millions of tonnes of damaging carbon pollution, a new analysis shows. The findings cast further doubt on the wisdom of keeping Australia's oldest operating coal […]

Offshore wind ‘could be a bonanza’ for UK says expert

IMAGE: As the world gathers in Bonn for COP23, the UN's annual climate change conference, Professor Mike Barnes, from The University of Manchester's School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, outlines why… view The UK generates more electricity from offshore wind than any other country in the world with around 5% of our annual electrical energy […]

Kepco Ceo says Northeast Asia supergrid project ‘feasible’

The state-run Korea Electric Power Corp. has looked into the potential for a power grid project in Northeast Asia encompassing South Korea, Japan, China and Russia, and concluded that it is feasible if the countries work together, the utility company's chief executive said Thursday. “We have carried out a preliminary feasibility study on the project […]

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 […]