Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: wind power

Wind power takes billion dollar hit with stoppage of two projects

The impairments of the projects, Ocean Wind 1 and 2 located in New Jersey, will likely be as high as $5.58 billion.

New report predicts wind and solar to produce a third of...

The RMI report said that by 2030, solar and wind are "predicted to generate 12,000 to 14,000 terawatt hours of power" or three to four times the capacity of 2022 levels.

‘An unstoppable force’: wind and solar to produce more than a...

“The benefit of rapid renewable deployment is greater energy security and independence, plus long-term energy price deflation because this is a manufactured technology — the more you install the cheaper it gets.”

Thanks to IRA tax credits, it’s now cheaper to make solar...

“This report shows that the Inflation Reduction Act successfully creates an air-tight business case for supporting U.S. workers and manufacturers."

Red states lead U.S. in wind and solar power production, study...

Despite climate action often being frustrated by Republican leaders in Congress and at the local level, states with Republican governors and a majority of Republican state legislators are leading the nation in solar and wind.

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."

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Chaco Canyon’s future: a pledge for environmental justice and tribal rights

Amid environmental concerns and cultural significance, the Honoring Chaco Initiative aims to transform the Greater Chaco Landscape, but real progress remains in limbo.

Diet’s hidden dangers: Unveiling PFAS in everyday foods

A groundbreaking study reveals how processed meats, teas, and restaurant meals could be stealthily elevating PFAS levels in our bodies, shedding light on the unseen chemical consequences of our dietary choices.

Biden administration’s strict anti-migrant policies spark outcry

"Within a badly broken immigration system, the humanitarian assistance provided by Annunciation House is one of the few things that works well. We in El Paso stand with the faith leaders and volunteers who lead this work and make us proud to call this border community our home."

Capital One announces plan to buy Discover

Capital One announced a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire Discover in an all-stock transaction valued at $35.3 billion.

Supreme Court weighs EPA’s smog plan in historic environmental case

In a pivotal hearing, the Supreme Court deliberates on the EPA's cross-state smog control strategy, with far-reaching implications for public health and air quality nationwide."