Posts Tagged ‘Would’

Oklahoma legislation would end tax credits for wind energy

A state tax credit that has helped propel Oklahoma to third in the nation in its capacity to generate electricity from wind is expected to end soon. Gov. Mary Fallin has indicated she will sign legislation that will roll back a 10-year tax credit for electricity generated by zero-emission facilities. View full post on Wind […]

Wind farm would stretch across Burke to Divide line

Next Era Energy Resources held an open house in Bowbells Thursday to introduce Burke County residents to a proposed wind farm project. If the project is built, 89 wind generators will dot the landscape in an area running from southwest of Bowbells along the Coteau hills to the Divide County line. View full post on […]

Wyoming proposal would require utilities to use fossil fuels

A group of Wyoming lawmakers is bucking the U.S. trend of stricter renewable energy requirements with a plan to do the opposite: Fine utilities if they provide energy produced by wind or the sun. Blustery Wyoming ranks among the top states for wind-energy potential, but the coal, oil and natural gas industries are the backbone […]

Rule would boost solar and wind energy on public lands

Unseasonable warmth and no rain have deepened a drought that's igniting forest fires across the southeastern U.S. and forcing people to evacuate dozens of homes in the Appalachian Mountains. All but a few of the nation's largest active wildfires Thursday were burning in the South, where a relentless drought has turned pine trees into torches […]

Hazelwood’s power station closure would have limited impact on energy prices

The ongoing uncertainty over the future of the Hazelwood power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley has raised the prospect that the ageing generator will be shut down in the near future. The power station has a nameplate capacity of 1.6 gigawatts , which represents 22 per cent of the coal-fired generation capacity in Victoria, and […]

Highland Says Trump Would Boost Defense, Clinton Health Care

If you think Donald Trump is headed for victory, consider betting on defense stocks. Predicting a Hillary Clinton presidency? Try health-care services. View full post on Wind Power News

Scrapping Hinkley for renewable alternatives would save ‘tens of billions’

Solar and wind would generate the equivalent power to Hinkley over the plant’s planned lifetime for £40bn less, says analysis comparing future costs Scrapping plans for new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in Somerset and building huge amounts of renewable power instead would save the UK tens of billions of pounds, according to an analysis […]

Proposed Polish law would ‘shackle’ wind power, says industry

Coal-reliant country may be trying to slow the rise of renewable energy with a clampdown on turbine construction and maintenance, say analysts A draft Polish law that would impose a raft of exacting demands on windfarm developers is nothing less than a bid to sabotage the country’s renewable energy prospects, according to Europe’s wind industry. […]

5 breakthroughs that would transform clean energy

Heliostat mirrors reflect the sky in a field at the construction site of a 240 meter solar-power tower in Israel’s southern Negev Desert, February 8, 2016. For some, the answer is “yes”: Current solar- and wind-power technology give governments and businesses everything they need to spur a wholesale shift away from fossil fuels. View full […]

Budget Deal Oil-for-Renewables Trade Would Substantially Reduce Carbon Emissions

Congress is set to vote on a budget deal that would permanently end the long-standing ban on crude oil exports in exchange for temporary extensions of tax credits that support solar and wind energy. Michael wrote on Tuesday about the market, climate, and geopolitical impact of lifting the oil export ban. View full post on […]