Posts Tagged ‘track’

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 […]

Gore says U.S. climate curbs on track, hopes Trump will surprise

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are likely to fall irrespective of the pro-coal policies of President-elect Donald Trump, who may still surprise the world by embracing global action to limit climate change, former vice president Al Gore said. Gore, a climate activist who will lead a 24-hour televised marathon on Dec. 5-6 about global efforts to […]

Rye Park wind farm developers offer cash grants to neighbours to get project back on track

A wind turbine near Bungendore: Trustpower is gearing up to convince residents of Rye Park near Yass to welcome wind power to their region. The developers of the Rye Park wind farm near Yass are extending the largesse beyond landowners hosting turbines to offer cash grants to neighbours, in an effort to get their project […]

Wind energy blows US emissions onto right track for 2025 target

Is Uncle Sam going green at last? US carbon emissions from power stations this year are set to be the lowest for 20 years, as decrepit coal-fired power plants shut and clean wind farms and less-dirty natural gas plants replace them. And back in 1994, the US economy was only 42 per cent of its […]

UK on track to meet its renewable energy targets

Wind power has surged while gas use has fallen by over a fifth, putting UK on course to meet 2020 clean energy and climate goals The UK is on track to meet its renewable energy goals, with wind power substituting for gas and coal use and driving down greenhouse gas emissions, according to new analyses. […]

Fossil-fuel reliance puts world on track for 3.6-degree rise in temperature: report

Global investment in fossil-fuel energy continues to outpace new spending on renewable sources, leaving the world on track for temperature increases of at least 3.6 degrees, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency. View full post on Wind Power News

China’s Offshore Wind Power Industry on Track

In this edition of “The Ethanol Report”, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen comments on an Associated Press article about ethanol and the environment During the 18th Congress of Chinese Communist Party meeting, a call was made to create a “Biological Civilization” strategy that would encompass a plan for more use of green […]

UK on track to hit 2020 green energy targets – DECC

The UK is on track to meet its 2020 renewable energy targets after low-carbon electricity generation grew more than a quarter in the year to end-June 2012, thanks largely to new solar and offshore wind projects, a government report said. View full post on Wind Power News