Posts Tagged ‘target’

Tough Talk As Oklahoma’s Wind Industry Becomes A Political Target

Here's how contentious the wind industry has become in Oklahoma: When a state representative discovered a GPS tracker on his pickup truck late last year, he immediately suspected the industry, in an allegation straight of a political thriller. “I pissed off a huge corporation,” Rep. Mark McBride told a police officer, according to audio from […]

EU Parliament wins plaudits for backing 35% renewables target

The wind power industry hailed a measure voted on by Parliament that will require EU Member States to give five years' visibility up front on their public support for renewables. [ Peter Rood / Flickr ] European lawmakers approved draft measures on Wednesday to raise the share of renewable energy to 35% of the EU's […]

GE global renewables head Jerome Pecresse warns on clean energy target

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Australia on track to meet renewables target, says Clean Energy Regulator

Unprecedented investment in wind and solar power puts Australia on track to meet its 2020 renewable energy target, the sector's regulator believes. The Clean Energy Regulator's report on 2016 investments, released on Wednesday, says 98 new large-scale renewable energy plants were accredited last year, the vast majority of them solar farms. View full post on […]

NLC moves upwards, sets target for 2025

Neyveli: It is performing time for NLC India Limited , it can be said. The total lignite production of NLCIL from all mines put together stood at 276.21 LT during the year of 2016-17, which is said to be the highest since inception. View full post on Wind Power News

Tony Abbott rebuffed after attacking Turnbull government on renewable energy target

Malcolm Turnbull says the Coalition’s position on the RET was settled 18 months ago under former prime minister’s leadership Malcolm Turnbull has dismissed Tony Abbott’s latest criticism of the Coalition’s renewable energy target, reminding Abbott that the target was settled under his leadership just 18 months ago. Abbott warned at a Young Liberals conference at […]

Alberta’s “30 by 30” Renewable Energy Target: Will Wind Energy…

On September 14, 2016, the Alberta government provided an update regarding its Renewable Electricity Program. In particular, the government confirmed a firm target of 30 per cent electricity from renewable sources by 2030 and announced that it will support the development of 5,000 megawatts of additional renewable energy capacity to help achieve this target. View […]

French wind power capacity grew in H1 but lags target -industry group

France added 568 megawatts of wind power in the first half of the year, lagging its objective to add 1.5 gigawatts annually from 2016, an industry group said on Tuesday. Growth in installed French wind power capacity in the period was boosted among others by German wind turbine maker Enercon, which installed 210 MW and […]

China’s offshore wind power plans lag, 2020 target under threat

BEIJING, June 24 China is lagging far behind its target to boost the country's offshore wind power capacity due to technical problems and high costs, which in the absence of more state subsidies could dent its plans to install 10 gigawatts by 2020, developers said. China is the world's top generator of electricity from wind […]

Renewable energy: rapid acceleration needed to meet 2020 target

Twenty large windfarms would need to be committed to in 2016 to get renewable energy target back on track Meeting Australia’s renewable energy target for 2020 appears increasingly difficult, with a report released on budget night describing the progress so far as “adequate under the circumstances” but saying a rapid acceleration is needed. The Renewable […]