Posts Tagged ‘wrong’

Hinkley C is the wrong project at the wrong price | Editorial

This project will suck up billions that ought to be invested in reducing demand and developing renewables The French energy giant EDF today finally decided to go ahead with Hinkley C . It may be a disaster for the largely state-owned company. If the British government now gives the nod to the first round of […]

Trump gets it wrong on China and the Paris climate agreement

Of the 189 nations that have committed to actions under the Paris climate agreement, no two will be more important than China and the United States. Together, these countries release nearly half of the world's carbon emissions. View full post on Wind Power News

How The Australian got it hopeless wrong on wind energy

This week's front-page “exclusive” in The Australian suggests South Australia's wind turbines were producing significant amounts of “negative power” from the grid at the height of the recent electricity “crisis”. But the numbers it quotes are ridiculously wrong. View full post on Wind Power News

We are making the wrong energy choices for future generations | Andrew Simms

Our children’s children will not thank us for investing so heavily in technologies like nuclear at the expense of safer, low-carbon options Which energy technologies will future generations thank us for? Related: Scrapping Hinkley for renewable alternatives would save ‘tens of billions’ Continue reading… View full post on Wind power | The Guardian

Almost everything you think you know about the energy industry is wrong

Labour party conference 2014: energy leaders welcome commitment to a green future but warn public must be engaged How are we going to convince the public to participate in a serious debate about how to solve the UKs energy crisis? This was the question troubling industry leaders at the Guardians energy fringe session at the […]

Solar energy, like cellphones, will prove naysayers wrong

In the 1980s, leading consultants were skeptical about cellular phones. McKinsey & Company noted that the handsets were heavy, batteries didn’t last long, coverage was patchy, and the cost per minute was exorbitant. View full post on Wind Power News

‘Too big, too close and in the wrong location’, critics tell Navitus Bay wind farm meeting

There were speakers for and against the project, but the majority of the 630-strong audience supported the view that it was ‘too big, too close and in the wrong location’. View full post on Wind Power News

3 Signs Your Solar Investment Is All Wrong

Solar energy is soaring, and 2013 was no exception. A new report from the Solar Electric Power Association reveals three of the latest solar trends, and they’ve got little to do with residential rooftops. View full post on Wind Power News

The politicians are wrong – 100% renewable energy is possible | Nafeez Ahmed

If Miliband wants to beat the Big Six and deliver energy price freeze promise, he must fix his party’s broken policies first Ed Miliband’s promise to freeze energy prices for 20 months if Labour wins the 2015 election has put the ‘Big Six’ energy companies in a tailspin, with industry spokesmen claiming the policy would […]

What’s Wrong With Obama’s Energy Policy?

Not much, considering the twin handcuffs from both sides and the sudden abundance of natural gas. View full post on Wind Power News