Posts Tagged ‘security’

Australian first trial shows wind can provide energy security

An Australian first trial is taking wind farms from passive producers that sell all their output in a slab to more active, and opportunistic, participants in the energy market. Neoen Australia's South Australian Hornsdale 2 wind farm has carried out a trial which could see wind replace coal, gas and even pumped hydro in providing […]

Power security fears as Kilroot to shut in May

Profound questions about the security of Northern Ireland's electricity supply were raised last night with the sudden announcement that the owners of Kilroot power station plan to close most of it in four months' time, and begin closing parts of Ballylumford. The decision is as a direct result of the introduction of a new all-Ireland […]

U.S. energy approach will affect national security

On the first day of the 2016 Maryland General Assembly session, state legislators joined clean energy advocates in Annapolis to push for legislation that would significantly boost Maryland's use of renewable energy, while creating the largest clean energy jobs training program in state history, supporters say. On the first day of the 2016 Maryland General […]

Energy security not about ‘locking in status quo’, says chief scientist

Alan Finkel challenges renewables alarmism, saying they provide ‘many viable technology paths to cutting emissions’ Australia’s chief scientist has challenged the resurgent political alarmism about renewable energy, saying energy security isn’t about locking in the status quo, it’s about ensuring the successful decarbonisation of electricity generation. In his first public comments since being asked to […]

Wind Farms Destroyed Our Energy Security, Says Australian Prime Minister

David Brockwell walks between wind turbines during a routine inspection at the Infigen Energy wind farm located on the hills surrounding Lake George, 50 km north of the Australian capital city of Canberra May 13, 2013. Infigen Energy's Capital Windfarm, built five years ago, was a vanguard for wind power as Australia sought to wean […]

Many schools opening with security upgrades

Missouri State Fair officials, politicians and a rodeo association on Sunday condemned the performance of a rodeo clown who donned a mask resembling President Obama during Saturday’s bull riding competition. View full post on Wind Power News

Energy tied to national security: president

Taipei, June 2 The government’s proposal to hold a national referendum on the fate of Taiwan’s fourth nuclear power plant would help the public think about the future, President said Sunday, calling energy a matter of national security. View full post on Wind Power News