Friday, February 28, 2020

Tag: wind power

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."

Wind power gives Oklahoma schools a lifeline during budget cuts

In rural districts short on resources, wind farm revenue can clearly make a huge difference.

Wind power smashes records worldwide

Scotland in particular is a wind power all star, with wind turbines occasionally generating more electricity than is actually needed.

Denmark produced enough wind energy in one day to power 10...

Denmark previously produced 140 percent of its country's electricity needs from wind power.

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‘You’ll see rebellion’: Sanders supporters denounce open threats by superdelegates to steal nomination

“The Democrats might be able to stop Sanders, but in doing so they would destroy their party’s own electoral prospects.”

Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay for his major...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

Cruel and unusual: Julian Assange’s extradition hearing begins

It’s a slippery slope and in a world of so-called ‘fake news’ could have negative consequences for journalists and whistle-blowers trying to speak truth to power far into the future.

How CEOs behave like closet socialists

To deal with the many challenges we face today, the democratic principle must be extended from the political realm to the economic.

New poll shows two-thirds of voters support a wealth tax to fight inequality

“There is growing concern about the influence large corporations and wealthy individuals have on American elections.”