Posts Tagged ‘Wind’

Offshore wind ‘could be a bonanza’ for UK says expert

IMAGE: As the world gathers in Bonn for COP23, the UN's annual climate change conference, Professor Mike Barnes, from The University of Manchester's School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, outlines why… view The UK generates more electricity from offshore wind than any other country in the world with around 5% of our annual electrical energy […]

It’s true, wind turbines are monstrous. But I have learned to love them | Alice O’Keeffe

At first I resented the way they blocked the view. But now the towers look like part of a brighter future Over the last few months I have been watching with mixed feelings as the Rampion wind farm emerges like a great monster from the sea off Brighton beach. It has happened so quickly: one […]

PHOTOS: Work begins on wind turbine factory at Fawley Power Station

As reported by the Daily Echo, Danish firm MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is to build a new premises, on land at the decommissioned Fawley Power Station site, to paint and store the 80m long turbine blades, which it manufactures at Newport on the Isle of Wight. The new factory is expected to create 50 jobs […]

Judge rules for Thumb township in wind energy dispute

Federal Judge Thomas Ludington says Almer Township in Tuscola County didn't violate the rights of a wind-energy company when it rejected a permit. Ludington last week said the township's interpretation of noise standards was reasonable, even if others might have a different opinion. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbines ‘provided double the amount of energy needed for homes in October’

Power generated by wind turbines provided enough energy for almost double the number of homes in Scotland last month, according to data. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/wind-turbines-provided-double-the-amount-of-energy-needed-for-homes-in-october-36296891.html Power generated by wind turbines provided enough energy for almost double the number of homes in Scotland last month, according to data. View full post on Wind Power News

Paradise Papers: Late Caparo scion took Mauritius route to harness India wind energy

Appleby records show that the words Caparo Energy in the names of three BVI companies were replaced with Bindu Urja. Before he fell to his death from a London penthouse on November 8, 2015, Angad Paul, son of UK-based business magnate Lord Swaraj Paul, had taken the Mauritius route to invest in India, primarily in […]

Wind turbine project for Thurston/Lewis counties moves forward

The Skookumchuck wind energy project, first pitched in Thurston County more than a year ago, continues to inch its way through the land-use process. A Colorado-based company called RES Americas proposes to build 51 wind turbines on Weyerhaeuser property, near the Skookumchuck reservoir, that straddles the Thurston-Lewis county line. View full post on Wind Power […]

Bay State Wind opens downtown New Bedford office in wind power bid

NEW BEDFORD – Bay State Wind officially cut the ribbon on a downtown office Thursday, joining two others in a show of confidence that New Bedford will become the hub of the wind energy business in Massachusetts. Bay State Wind is a partnership with the Danish energy firm  Ørsted, formerly Danish Oil and Natural Gas, or […]

House tax bill trims wind tax credit; extends nuclear provision

Tax credits cherished by the wind and solar industry remain under a rewrite of the tax code revealed by House Republicans, but the measure would trim the wind energy's production tax credit by more than a third. The bill, unveiled by House GOP leaders Thursday, also extends an estimated $6 billion tax credit for the […]

Republican Tax Bill Hits Wind Power, Solar Largely Unscathed

A Republican tax bill unveiled on Thursday included cuts to renewable energy tax credits considered critical to enabling wind projects to compete with fossil fuel plants, but tax breaks for solar power were left largely intact. The wind industry decried the proposal, saying it put $50 billion in planned investment at risk, while the solar […]