Posts Tagged ‘wants’

Labour wants green energy to power most UK homes by 2030

Party committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by middle of the century Almost all of Britain’s homes and businesses would be powered by wind, solar and nuclear power by 2030, under bold new green energy plans being outlined by Labour. Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary, will declare on Tuesday that the party […]

Op-ed: If elections weren’t enough, now Russia wants to interfere with American energy

Thanks to the shale revolution, movement from coal to natural gas has already reduced carbon emissions from electricity production to late 1980s levels. There is little doubt that Russia influenced and manipulated United States politics. View full post on Wind Power News

Galloo Island wind developer wants PILOT discussions tabled

The developer behind the Galloo Island Wind Farm wants to postpone further discussions for its payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement application. David J. Converse, chairman of the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors, said Thursday that the board received a letter from Neil T. Habig, senior director of project development for the developer, Apex Clean Energy, […]

Nova Scotia wants recognition of its emissions reductions in carbon…

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is shying away from a verbal joust with Ottawa over potential carbon pricing, even though his province would like to avoid the measure. McNeil says in talks with federal officials, Nova Scotia is looking for recognition of steps it's already taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. View full post on […]

Donald Trump wants to build a wall – to save his golf course from global warming | Dana Nuccitelli

On climate change, is Trump uninformed, or playing his voters? Donald Trump has consistently expressed his conspiratorial and misinformed beliefs that global warming is a hoax. Ice storm rolls from Texas to Tennessee – I’m in Los Angeles and it’s freezing. Global warming is a total, and very expensive, hoax! The New York billionaire is […]

Sandia wants to make giant wind turbines twice the size of football fields

When life gives you hurricanes, make wind energy. The awesome and indeed terrifying power of Mother Nature is rarely on display more violently than during one of these destructive storms, but now, scientists are learning how to create a silver lining in the angry clouds. View full post on Wind Power News

Red Hook: Berth of a nation! Red Hook dock owner wants to house historic S.S. United States

Ship shape: The S.S. United States once hosted celebrities like John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe, but is not looking so grand these days. The owners of historic luxury passenger liner the S.S. United States – which is currently wasting away in a Philadelphia berth – are trying to save the ship from the scrap […]

How T. Boone Pickens Wants To Transform Energy

On Monday we talked about commodities, basic goods that are traded at designated exchanges, usually in the form of futures contracts. Today we’re going to go a little deeper on two specific commodities, oil and natural gas. View full post on Wind Power News

Government wants to end wind: Greens

The Greens have accused the Abbott government of trying to destroy the wind energy industry after more deals on the renewable energy target surfaced. A letter from Environment Minister Greg Hunt to crossbench senators reveal government plans to establish a wind farm commissioner and research body in return for votes to include wood-waste burning as […]

Liberal senator wants windfarm inquiry to recognise ‘adverse health effects’

Coalition figures want inquiry to acknowledge alleged health impacts and support more checks by the regulator A new federal inquiry could call for commonwealth oversight of windfarm regulations and demand recognition of the alleged health impacts of turbines on people living near them, according to Coalition senators. The prime minister, Tony Abbott, dismayed the wind […]