Wind Energy Options for the UK Investor – Morningstar

Two significant pieces of news will have attracted the attention of investors in the renewable energy sector this week. Firstly, on Monday, the price of offshore wind generation dropped below the price of nuclear power for the first time. The news came after an announcement that Denmark’s Dong Energy has won a contract to … [Read more...]

NTPC Commissions 40MW Of Rojmal Wind Energy Project – EnergyInfraPost

NTPC announced that 40 MW out of 50 MW of Rojmal Wind Energy Project of NTPC in Gujarat has been commissioned. With this, the total installed capacity of NTPC on standalone basis has become 44482 MW and that of NTPC group has become 51698 MW, said the company in BSE filing on Monday post market hours. Further, … [Read more...]

New wind energy project could power 7000 Sackville homes – CBC.ca

A new project could erect six wind turbines in the Sackville area and power 7,000 homes nearby if approved by NB Power. The Sugar Brook Community Wind Farm is a partnership between Sackville's Beauséjour Renewable Energy Co-operative and a green energy company called Prowind Canada Inc., based in Hamilton, Ont. If the … [Read more...]

Offshore Wind Energy in the UK is Now Cheaper than Nuclear Power for the First Time – Futurism

In Brief The latest offshore wind energy subsidy auction in the UK shows that offshore wind power generation is cheaper than new nuclear power for the very first time. Wind power cannot sustain a country alone so solutions need to focus on storage. Thanks for the Subsidies The UK is seeing a renewable energy renaissance. With … [Read more...]

Companies like Apple value Iowa’s wind energy landscape. Do we? – DesMoinesRegister.com

CLOSE State and local officials awarded Apple Inc. more than $213 million in incentives to build a proposed data center in Waukee. Ben Yoder/The Register A high school and youth sports complex is planned for the Waukee School District's second high school. The city's portion of funds will come from Apple Inc. in a public … [Read more...]

Offshore wind energy is cheaper than new nuclear power for first time – The Independent

For the first time ever, the cost of generating energy from offshore wind farms in the UK has tumbled below the price that nuclear reactors will charge in future. Official data published on Monday reveals that offshore wind projects due to generate power in 2021-22 were awarded contracts at £74.75 per megawatt hour, while … [Read more...]

Caroline Lucas: Drop In Cost Of Wind Energy Should Sound Death Knell For Hinkley Point Nuclear Project – HuffPost UK

A sharp fall in the cost of wind energy should mark the end of plans to build a major nuclear power plant, according to Green Party leader Caroline Lucas. Experts say windfarm developers may secure guaranteed payments from a government subsidy pot for power as low as £70-80 per megawatt hour - a drop of up to £50 … [Read more...]

Letter: Wind energy adds up to ‘Hite-Way Robbery’ – Lima Ohio

Letter: Wind energy adds up to 'Hite-Way Robbery'Lima OhioA letter written by Senator Cliff Hite tried to make the case for compromising rural private property rights in the name of forcing wind energy proliferation in NW Ohio. As an economist and consultant in the electricity generation sector, it is plain ... … [Read more...]

Rocky Mountain Power wants to spend billions on wind energy in Wyoming, but there will be hurdles – Citizentribune

Rocky Mountain Power wants to spend billions on wind energy in Wyoming, but there will be hurdlesCitizentribune“I think they would resist the idea that somehow Wyoming is going to be exporting wind energy to the other states in their system,” said Ken Lay, a 25-year Wyoming resident and member of the Norther Laramie … [Read more...]

Wind energy good for the state and the nation | Opinions … – Watertown Public Opinion

A recent column by Brad Johnson (“Wind energy’s silent invasion,” Aug. 26) contained numerous misrepresentations and falsehoods about wind energy development. Rather than citing the many reputable studies about the impacts of wind energy by government, academia and independent third parties, or speaking with … [Read more...]