Posts Tagged ‘site’

Archaeologists stumble on Neolithic ritual site in Suffolk

Diggers laying groundwork for a new windfarm discover previously unknown site of international significance As diggers began to strip the daisies and buttercups and carve down through the parched clay of a field near Woodbridge in Suffolk that sloped down to a riverbank, with archaeologists watching over the pretty but apparently featureless site, something extraordinary […]

Maine offshore wind project rules out Port Clyde as cable site

In this photo from 2014 is pictured the University of Maine's floating wind turbine, VolturnUS, after its first year at sea in Castine. The 1:8-scale prototype for the huge 6-megawatt turbines is the first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine in the U.S. The proposed route for a cable that would bring electricity from an offshore […]

Crews carry out Site C construction work on the north bank of the Peace River in 2017.

Brazil has flooded large swaths of the Amazon for hydro dams, despite opposition from Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists and others. The country gets 70 per cent of its electricity from hydropower. View full post on Wind Power News

Cancelled Site C project could require 10% rate hike to cover costs

The B.C. NDP government confirmed last week that the cost of cancelling and remediating the Site C dam could require a 10-per-cent rate hike, if costs are amortized over 10 years. And it still might need to find or save additional sources of power to meet peak demand. View full post on Wind Power News

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 […]

VOSHA investigating after crane operator killed at wind project site

The Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the Tuesday death of a man at the Deerfield Wind construction site. David Sprague, 59, of Windham, Maine was electrocuted when the crane he was operating came into contact with high tension power lines , according to Vermont State Police. View full post on Wind Power […]

Reed visits turbine site, champi…

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed got the chance to observe that exact occurrence at Knight Farm LLC on Shaver Street in the town of Ripley. The congressman toured the construction site and spoke with project officials as three workers in safety harnesses secured two sections of a turbine tower together. View full post on Wind Power […]

Navitus campaigners welcome expansion of North Sea site

CAMPAIGNERS both for and against the proposed Navitus Bay wind farm have welcomed the expansion of a larger site in the North Sea. The latest stage of the Dogger Bank Zone offshore wind farm, located around 100 miles off the coast from Whitby, was approved by the Energy Secretary Amber Rudd on Wednesday. View full […]

CanWEA calls for clear signal for wind energy in wake of Site C decision

While Premier Clark indicated that there will be an important role for independent power producers in meeting future power needs in , today’s announcement failed to provide any signals about either the scale or timing of future market opportunities for wind energy in the province. “While we are pleased the BC government recognizes the important […]

Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. Selects Site in Mexico to Build Second Renewable Energy Tower

Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. , the inventor of large Solar Wind Downdraft Tower structures capable of producing abundant, inexpensive electricity, announced that the Company is fully engaged in the development of their second Tower project in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico. Early last month, the Company announced the acceleration of its development plans […]