Posts Tagged ‘Start’

Germany’s Uniper makes head start in converting wind power to gas

German utility Uniper launched a pilot scheme at its Falkenhagen site on Wednesday to produce methane gas from wind power as the country seeks wider uses for renewable energy. The Falkenhagen plant, set up five years ago in Germany's wind-swept Brandenburg state, already produces green hydrogen by running wind power through water to split it […]

Effort to ease wind-farm rules gets fresh start in Ohio Senate

When Ohio Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay abruptly resigned in October, the wind-energy industry lost one of its most ardent supporters at a time when an important proposal was being considered. This week, Sen. Matt Dolan, R-Chagrin Falls, has come forward to be the new lead sponsor of the wind-energy plan, which would reduce the distance […]

FORTUM CORPORATIONFortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund to start cooperation in Rostov Region in Russia

The Government of the Rostov Region in Russia and Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund have entered into a non-binding cooperation agreement to build up to 600 MW of wind power plants in 2019-2022. A separate investment decision will be made for each project. View full post on Wind Power News

SaskPower carbon capture project uneconomical from the start, critics say

SaskPower's president has said it is 'highly unlikely' his company will recommend pursuing further carbon capture and storage projects in the foreseeable future because they are too expensive. Following SaskPower's announcement it is unlikely to recommend government pursue more carbon capture and storage projects because of the high cost, critics are saying pursuing carbon capture […]

Google to start getting Norwegian wind power by September

Alphabet Inc's Google unit expects to receive its first wind power from Norway by early September, the company told Reuters on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: People are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Google logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014. View full post […]

Wind farm close to start

WORK on the Salt Creek Wind Energy Facility is expected to start in the latter half of this year – more than a decade after the wind farm was first mooted. Since then, Moyne Shire has granted four time extensions to developers TILT Renewables and previous proponents NewEn and Trustpower, with the most recent coming […]

If we’re serious about industrial strategy, renewables is a good place to start

With the future of Hinkley Point in doubt and the government committed to assist British business, now is the time to get behind wind power Cancelling the planned new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point will be a huge victory for the offshore wind industry. The word from inside No 10 is not clear yet, […]

Offshore Wind Energy Sector off to Slow Start in US

When the Obama administration cleared the way five years ago for the nation’s first offshore wind farm to be built, advocates hoped it was the start of a new way of generating power along the East Coast. That project, Cape Wind’s wind farm off of Cape Cod, has stalled. View full post on Wind Power […]

Work on Oman’s first large-scale wind energy project to start in June

Muscat: Work on Oman’s first large-scale wind energy project will start in June this year, a top-level official at the Rural Areas Electricity Company told journalists here on Monday. The $200 million-project, which will generate 50 megawatt of electricity, will be funded by Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company . View full post on Wind Power […]

Terrified about methane burps and water shortages? Start mitigating right now: SolarCoin

If the world stopped burning fossil fuels for energy RIGHT NOW and carbon emissions came to a full stop, we would survive as a civilization. View full post on Wind Power News