Wind Farm

Melbourne consortium underwrites windfarm in Australian-first deal

Some of Melbourne’s most recognisable sights will be powered by a new 39-turbine windfarm after 14 organisations agree to buy half its power output<p>Three Melbourne councils, two universities, Zoos Victoria, and half a dozen corporations have banded together to underwrite a windfarm in western …

Renewable Energy

University of Melbourne joins first of its kind wind farm development

The <i>Melbourne Renewable Energy Project</i> has united 14 leading universities, cultural institutions, corporations and Councils that have tendered to …

University of Melbourne

A new generation of energy

The Melbourne Renewable Energy Project (MREP) marks the first time in Australia that a group of local governments, cultural institutions, …

Renewable Energy

Building a New Wind Farm Costs Less Than Running an Old Coal Plant

If you're operating a coal or nuclear plant, you'd save money in the long run by scrapping it and building a wind or solar farm instead.

Renewable Energy

Plans to build windfarm on Australian war graves abandoned

Plans to build a wind farm on top of Australian World War One graves in France have been abandoned.<p>An energy company has pulled the proposal to …

Wind Power

French WWI battlefield windfarm plan scrapped

The remains of thousands of Diggers who died in the brutal World War I battle of Bullecourt in France will remain at rest after plans to build a …

Wind Power

British company planning northern Indiana wind farm

A British-based energy company is working on plans for a wind farm with perhaps more than 300 turbines in parts of three northern Indiana …

Business

'Jobs of the future at risk' in BiFab dispute - GMB union

GMB union Scotland secretary Gary Smith made his comments after hundreds of workers at Burntisland Fabrications descended on the Scottish Parliament …

UK News

Facebook data center to be powered by $430 million wind farm in Nebraska

Construction has begun on a wind farm that will supply 100 percent of the power required to operate a Facebook data center in Papillion, Nebraska.<p>The …

Energy

Will the SNP rescue ailing companies not in the 'sexy' renewables sector?

Does an industrial enterprise stand a better chance of rescue if it’s involved in work that’s near the top of a government agenda than one that employs just as many people but adds nothing to that government’s image of itself?<p>Nicola Sturgeon’s government is pulling out all the stops to prevent a …

Nicola Sturgeon

Payments to BiFab up to date says Dutch firm leading windfarm work

© Tina Morris<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>BiFab has been paid in full for work completed on a major offshore windfarm project according to the Dutch …

Wind Power

Enel Building Wind Farm to Power Facebook Nebraska Data Site

Enel SpA, Europe’s biggest utility by market value, started work on a 320-megawatt wind farm in Nebraska to power a new Facebook Inc. data center in …

Business

Could massive wind farm proposed for Moray be passed into community ownership?

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A massive wind farm capable of powering the whole of the north of Scotland could be passed into part-community …

Wind Power

Controversial wind farm plans off coast of Methil to come in for public scrutiny

© DC Thomson<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Plans for a wind farm off the coast of Fife are to be scrutinised at a public meeting later this month.<p>Nine …

Wind Power

The Science of Sustainability

SPONSORED<p>There is no single path to corporate sustainability. Two multinational companies, Mars and Pfizer, illustrate two very different approaches …

Sustainability

Wind Powered All of Scotland in October, and Other Renewable Success Stories

Wind and solar keep falling in price– each fell 6% in 2016. That fall was not as big as the two previous years, but there is every reason to expect …

Liberal View

Researchers under scrutiny after noise experiment prompts 'violent' reaction

A New Zealand university is investigating the conduct of researchers who let the subject of a "noise sensitisation" experiment drive a vehicle …

Research

Paris seeks to calm Australia fears over WWI battlefield wind farm

A top French defence official spoke Friday with Australia's veterans affairs minister over concerns that a planned wind farm on the site of a World …

France

Montana takes public comment on bond rules for wind farms

Montana is taking public comment on new rules that require wind farm owners to post bonds to ensure the towers are taken down when they're no longer …

Business

France wants to build a windfarm on a WW1 battlefield: 'At the first stroke of the spade, they'll come across bodies'

France has been criticized over an “outrageous” plan to build a six-turbine wind farm on a First World War battlefield where thousands of British and …

Liberal Party of Australia

Outrage will prevent a windfarm over the Bullecourt dead – but it's missing elsewhere

Where is the anger at Indigenous remains in museums after modern infrastructure disturbed traditional burial sites?<p>It is easy to find distinct order in the chiseled landscape of commemoration when you visit the world war one battlefields of the European western front.<p>Winding your way down bucolic …

History

Govt seeks clarity on French wind farm

The federal government is seeking clarification about plans to build a wind farm on a WWI battlefield where Australians are believed to be …

Wind Power

Vestas: prop forward

Of life’s two certainties, only one can extend a politician’s career. The latest wrangling in the US Congress over tax reform has threatened a …

South Dakota

Wind farm under scrutiny by Broome residents

Land owners stand to be paid anywhere between $2,500 to $30,000 annually for at least 20 years to site a 600-foot wind turbine

Wind Power

GE partners with Green Investment Group to provide onshore wind to Sweden

GE has partnered with the Green Investment Group to "deliver and operate" 650 megawatts (MW) of onshore wind in Sweden.<p>In an announcement Tuesday, GE …

Sweden

2017 Keeneland November Sale Day 2 Recap

• Sales<br>• November 8, 2017 9:19 PM<br>• 4:21<p>Claire Novak recaps the second day of the Keeneland November sale with a look at the top hips and comments from …

Horses

RSPB loses marathon court battle to block giant Scottish offshore wind farm

The RSPB had argued in court since the 2014 grant of planning consent that the farm’s turbines would cause carnage among the bird life in an area …

Judiciary

France owes Australia details on plan to build wind farm on WWI graves: Nelson

France owes it to Australia to release the details of a planned wind farm to be built on top of World War I graves, a former defence minister …

Wind Power

Windfarm cash could bring huge boost to Shotts, Hartwood and Allanton

The Scottish Government reporter has given the green light to ABO Wind UK’s Hartwood Windfarm following an appeal by the developer.<p>Four Fortissat …

Wind Power

MP prepares to lobby French government over wind farm

DETERMINED: Wannon MP Dan Tehan has vowed to do everything in his power to protect the final resting place of Australian soldiers, some from the …

Liberal Party of Australia