Posts Tagged ‘West’

Trump’s claim that West Virginia is ‘sending clean coal’ to ‘China’

“If you look at what's happened in West Virginia and so many different places, we're sending clean coal. We're sending it out to different places – China. View full post on Wind Power News

Xcel plans $1.6B wind farms in NM, West Texas

Xcel Energy has announced plans to invest $1.6 billion to build wind farms in eastern New Mexico and West Texas. Xcel plans $1.6 billion wind farms in New Mexico, West Texas PORTALES, N.M. – Xcel Energy has announced plans to invest $1.6 billion to build wind farms in eastern New Mexico and West Texas. View […]

‘The wild west of wind’: Republicans push Texas as unlikely green energy leader

The most oil-rich and fracking-friendly of states has found itself with the improbable status of being a national leader in a wind energy boom Living in New York and Washington, Greg Wortham heard all the grand talk about green energy from liberal politicians. Then he returned to the place where he grew up, a small […]

BLM approves final routes for Gateway West transmission line

The Bureau of Land Management has authorized the final routes connecting the high-voltage Gateway West transmission line project between southwestern Idaho and central Wyoming. The BLM's Record of Decision, signed Friday, means Idaho Power and Rocky Mountain Power can build and operate 321 miles of 500-kilovolt transmission lines on public land in Idaho's Gooding, Elmore, […]

Wind farm investors optimistic about Newfoundland west coast

Lars Thaaning Pedersen, CEO Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, tells a Corner Brook business group about his company's plans for wind energy projects on the province's west coast. “We were visiting where the site was this morning, and I think it's an excellent location,” said Lars Thaaning Pedersen, chief operating officer, on Monday. View full post on […]

Why Buffett Needs West to Get Over Enron and Link Power Grids

Elsewhere in the U.S., states with extra power hand it off to neighbors when they need it. That’s not happening in the West, where cooperation among electrical grids has historically been an issue. View full post on Wind Power News

Morro Bay Could be Home to West Coast’s First Offshore Wind Farm

If a Seattle company gets its way, in a few years there will be 100 floating wind turbines about 15 miles off San Luis Obispo County on the central California coast, generating about 1 gigawatt of electricity. The Trident Winds Offshore Wind Energy Project would be a “first” in at least two important ways: The […]

Brown seeks to broaden California’s clean-energy reach in the West

Power lines weave through Redondo Beach. The possible integration of the California Independent System Operator with PacifiCorp could make solar and wind energy more available throughout the West. View full post on Wind Power News

West Berkshire and Wokingham to gain the power to decide on any new windfarms

The Government is changing the law to give local communities the final say over planning decisions for new onshore wind farms. Wind turbines will only get the go-ahead if the local community has made it clear they support onshore wind projects in their area. View full post on Wind Power News

Have your say on wind power in West Lothian council urges

Congratulations, you’re now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we’ll send them straight to your inbox. West Lothian Council has considered whether it is complying with Scottish planning policy and has now issued a consultation document. View full post on Wind Power News