Wind Power

The U.S. military's plan to fight climate change

The U.S. military bases are shifting towards renewable energy and are using solar panels and wind farms to eventually become net-zero energy and net-zero water users.

Renewable Energy

How hydrogen could shake up Canada's energy sector

A few decades ago, there was hype around hydrogen because of how one day it may replace gasoline and diesel as the fuel most use to fill up their …

Canadian News

Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power

TILOS, Greece (AP) — When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power.<p>The sea horse-shaped Greek island between Rhodes and Kos has a winter population of 400. But …

Renewable Energy

Proposed Wyoming wind farm could power northern Colorado cities

A proposed wind energy project in southern Wyoming could provide power to more than 70,000 homes in several communities in northern Colorado.The …

Renewable Energy

Largest Buffalo construction projects - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

By Paul Lane <br>– Data Reporter, Buffalo Business First<p>Aug 19, 2018, 8:00am EDT<p>Billions of dollars worth of construction is in the works in Western New …

Buffalo

Can a Fish-Focused Diet Save Our Oceans?

Bestselling author and James Beard Award winner Paul Greenberg has been changing the way people think about our relationship with fish and the …

Middle Age

Plague of wasp stings -- 700 treated at Pukkelpop

©Pixabay<p>Belgium continues to suffer a plague of wasps of almost Biblical proportions, with hospitals – as well as Red Cross services at music …

Belgium

Region's largest battery on line in the Hamptons

Talk about a Hamptons power trip.

Electrical Grid

Searching for low-hanging fruit in policy making.

“There is always a well-known solution to every human problem—neat, plausible, and wrong.” This well-known quote by the great H.L. Mencken …

Public Administration

MassDEP Wanted Falmouth Turbines Shut Down 2012

DEP released a 2012 report finding that one turbine less than 1,500 feet from the nearest home repeatedly exceeded allowable noise levels.<p><b>DEP</b> …

U.S. Dept. of State

Trump’s plan for coal emissions: Let states regulate them

The proposal would considerably weaken what is known as the Clean Power Plan, former President Barack Obama’s signature regulation for cutting …

Fossil Fuels

Fears wind turbines will blight Belleek landscape

<b>THERE is concern in Belleek that the company behind a major windfarm which will be visible from the village has not consulted with local people on</b> …

Renewable Energy

Enter the dragon: China's renewables growth goes global

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>China is establishing itself as a renewables …

Renewable Energy

YC-backed Sterblue aims to enable smarter drone inspections

As government regulation for commercial drone usage seems to be trending in a very positive direction for the companies involved, there is an ever-growing opportunity for drone startups to utilize artificial intelligence to deliver insights without requiring much human effort.<p>Sterblue, a French …

Drones

The world’s most wear-resistant alloy consists of platinum and gold

<b>A new alloy developed at Sandia National Laboratories could represent a huge savings for the electronics industry</b>Although to the general public …

Engineering

Family and dog rescued from dinghy mile and a half out to sea

A family and their dog were rescued a mile and a half off the coast of Anglesey after getting into difficulty while using a dinghy.<p>Moelfe RNLI …

News (Wales)

EU okays 144 million euro Danish renewable energy schemes

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU state aid regulators approved on Friday three Danish renewable energy schemes, worth a total 144 million euros ($164 million), as part of the Scandinavian country’s goal of loosening its dependence on fossil fuels by 2050.<p>The three projects will support electricity …

Renewable Energy

Whitehorse's wind turbines are pretty much blown

A couple of Whitehorse landmarks will soon be gone, according to Yukon Energy.<p>The two wind turbines, overlooking the city from atop Haeckel Hill, …

Renewable Energy

Coal's Future Still Dark

Cheap natural gas, sluggish power demand, growing renewable energy, and emissions regulations will all continue to crowd out coal as U.S. utilities …

Natural Gas

New York studies European offshore wind industry to inform development plans

A new study of successful offshore wind transmission models will focus on large-scale projects across the Atlantic in order to help guide the state's …

Renewable Energy

NJ Politics Digest: Murphy Embraces Idea to Help NJ Transit

Gov. Phil Murphy has thrown his support behind a proposal to remove a state residency requirement for NJ Transit workers.<p>The governor called on the …

New Jersey Politics

Chinese renewable energy giant backs Australia's first wind technology test lab

China's largest wind energy company Goldwind have partnered the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia to establish the country's first …

Renewable Energy

Landscape assessment, National Parks and Glen Etive - the implications of SNH's windfarm consultation

After recent criticisms of SNH on Parkswatch, for example their failure to assess properly the impact of all seven Glen Etive hydro schemes on the …

National Parks

UK GAS-Prices rise amid lower Norwegian flows

LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) - British wholesale gas prices rose on Friday morning amid lower Norwegian flows due to annual maintenance and ahead of industrial action in the North Sea early next week<p>* Day-ahead gas was up 1.65 pence at 63.00 p/therm at 0802 GMT, while the weekend contract was 0.75 …

Environmentalism

François Legault borrows a page from Doug Ford and threatens to cancel Quebec wind project

A new pledge from the Coalition Avenir Québec party to nix a $600-million wind energy project on traditional Innu territory on the north shore of the …

Canadian News

Climate Point: Trouble on the Colorado River

Welcome to Climate Point, your weekly guide to climate change, energy and the environment. As always, my name is Sammy Roth, and I'm writing to you from the great state of California. A great state, by the way, that just experienced its hottest month ever recorded, as Doyle Rice reports for USA …

Colorado River

3 Top Stocks in Offshore Wind Power

The offshore wind industry may finally be taking off in the United States. These three stocks could exploit the emerging opportunity.<p>This year or …

Renewable Energy

Companies Have Bought More Clean Energy Than Ever This Year, and It's Only August

Our government is firmly controlled by fossil fuel interests that have turned federal climate action into a pipe dream. Thankfully, a scrappy band of …

Renewable Energy

Wind power boosts energy supply in Tanzania

Tamimu Kifungu is a young innovator who wants to solve Tanzania's energy problem with renewables. He is part of a group of self-taught engineers that …

Renewable Energy

Canada, U.K. Plan the First Paris Climate Deal Carbon Trades

Canada and the U.K. are among six countries preparing the first carbon trades under the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, part of an effort …

Climate