Posts Tagged ‘year’

It’s 2018. Here’s What To Expect From Trump On ‘Energy Dominance’ This Year

President Donald Trump made “energy dominance” a key part of his economic growth strategy, a plan that includes cutting regulations and taxes seen as burdening industries. Federal agencies have already rolled back major energy regulations and, with the help of Congress, repealed others through the Congressional Review Act. View full post on Wind Power News

India Plans Auctions for 4 Gigawatts of Wind Power This Fiscal Year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is seeking to step up the pace of auctioning power-purchase contracts for wind-energy plants, building on a contest that reaped record-low prices for solar farms earlier this month. The government plans to offer deals covering almost 4 gigawatts of wind capacity in the current fiscal year ending March 2018 in addition […]

China’s coal consumption falls for 3rd year in a row

China's consumption of coal fell in 2016 for a third year in a row, official data showed Tuesday, as the world's top polluter increasingly grapples with its massive pollution challenges. The National Bureau of Statistics said coal consumption fell by 4.7 percent last year, according to preliminary calculations. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind farm on course for completion before end of year

Work to install the final two wind turbines at Ovenden Moor's new wind farm is on course to be completed by the end of the year, according to developers. When finalised, nine new 115m high turbines will stand tall on the site – some of the highest structures in the country. View full post on […]

ALLETE’s net income declines for quarter, year

ALLETE, Inc. reported third quarter 2016 net income of $40.3 million or 81 cents per share on operating revenue of $349.6 million. Last year's results were a net of $60.4 million or $1.23 per share, on operating revenue of $462.5 million. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewables made up half of net electricity capacity added last year

Experts hail rapid transformation that will see clean energy outgrow fossil fuels in the next five years – but warn UK is failing to exploit huge potential Green energy accounted for more than half of net electricity generation capacity added around the world last year for the first time, leading energy experts have found. The […]

Ireland’s Wind Energy Industry delivering 300 jobs per year

The Irish wind energy sector is poised to create a further 1,100 new direct jobs by 2020, bringing the total number employed directly in the sector to 5,500 people nationwide. This is according to a new survey of 150 energy companies operating in Ireland carried out by the Irish Wind Energy Association . View full […]

Xcel Energy Xcel Energy Named No. 1 Utility Wind Provider for 12th Consecutive Year

Xcel Energy’s leadership in wind energy reached another milestone as the American Wind Energy Association named the company the country’s top utility wind energy provider for the 12th consecutive year. “It’s an honor to lead the nation in wind energy for a dozen years running,” said Ben Fowke, Xcel Energy chairman, president and CEO. View […]

Blowing hard: The windiest time of year and other fun facts on wind

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U.S. will finally get its first offshore wind farm this year

Almost as long as I’ve been covering green tech, the Block Island Wind Farm has been in the works. The project, first approved by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission in 2010 , was seen as a smaller-scale pilot project that could prove the feasibility of offshore wind power generation in the U.S. Six years […]