Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tag: wind power

Cheap wind and solar should prompt ‘rethink’ on role of CCS,...

“Now that renewable electricity is so cheap, this should cause us to seriously rethink the role of CCS.”

California passes landmark bill moving state closer to target offshore wind...

“Investing in offshore wind is an essential piece of the puzzle when it comes to California building an electricity grid that is resilient, reliable and renewable."

New Jersey to become largest offshore wind procurement in the country

“With this procurement, New Jersey has continued to establish itself as a national leader in offshore wind."

UK goes 55 hours without coal power, breaking record

In January, the UK government announced plans to phase out coal generation by 2025.

Scotland’s record-breaking wind output enough to power 5 Million homes

"It's great to see renewables continuing to power Scotland, adding to the year on year evidence that greater investment in both renewables and storage is the way forward."

Senate tax bill could be ‘devastating’ to wind and solar power

Tax credits have fueled the renewable energy industry's boom, but the Senate tax bill "undermine[s] our capacity to use renewable energy tax credits, which have value only if they can be monetized."

Costa Rica runs 300 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved something incredible and shown the rest of the world what’s possible with renewable energy.

Wind turbines supplied 99% of Scotland electricity demand last month

Wind generated enough electricity to power 7.116 million homes, or about three times the number of Scottish households.

World’s first floating wind farm will power 20,000 homes

Scotland has officially switched on the Hywind Scotland, the world's first floating wind farm.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe receives $1 million investment to transition away...

"We are grateful and honored to accept the inaugural Henry A. Wallace Award and a grant from the Wallace Global Fund that will help us continue our resistance against the pipeline and transition to clean energy technologies like wind and solar."

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Copout in Cairo: ‘they’ just don’t care 

"Act now with environmental responsibility at the core of ones daily life; act now to force governments and businesses to respond, or look around in ten years and see ashes in your hands."

Inequality kills. But we can stop the killing.

So argues a gripping new book from an activist physician who’s helped divine the keys to long and healthy life.

Biden accused of selling out rail workers by urging Congress to prevent strike

"Biden is siding with corporate rail bosses over the rank-and-file workers who voted against this agreement," said one progressive commentator after the president urged lawmakers to take action to force through a deal without paid sick leave.

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Leading ‘sustainable’ investment funds backing fossil fuels, research finds

“Lack of regulation makes for a Wild West of sustainable fund management”, Edward Lander from Ethical Consumer said.