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Women’s History Month: Saluting the women of wind energy – Into … – Into the Wind – The AWEA Blog (blog)

Into the Wind - The AWEA Blog (blog)Women's History Month: Saluting the women of wind energy - Into ...Into the Wind - The AWEA Blog (blog)Over 100,000 U.S. workers now have wind-related jobs, and women make up a key part of this workforce. This Women's History Month we wanted to recognize ...and more » … [Read more...]

Pvilion Is Working Toward Solar Everything – CleanTechnica

Pvilion Is Working Toward Solar EverythingCleanTechnicaSolar power used to mean large, heavy panels mounted on a roof or spread across a field. But the sun falls on everyone — and everything — and as materials have gotten lighter, cheaper and more flexible, photovoltaic cells are showing up in the most ... … [Read more...]

PCs step up fight against government advertising in wake of hydro rate cut ads – Toronto Star

The Progressive Conservatives are stepping up the fight against the Wynne government’s radio ads about a promised 25 per cent cut to skyrocketing hydro rates this summer.Deputy PC Leader Sylvia Jones has introduced a private members’ bill that would restore Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk’s power to veto … [Read more...]

Decade-old transmission line project might advance this summer – Columbia Daily Tribune

Columbia Daily TribuneDecade-old transmission line project might advance this summerColumbia Daily TribuneThe city started planning for for the project — which will add high-voltage transmission lines and a new substation to the electric grid to increase reliability — in 2007. The Columbia City Council approved a … [Read more...]

Increased wind energy setbacks passes House with amendments – Prairie Business

Prairie BusinessIncreased wind energy setbacks passes House with amendmentsPrairie BusinessHouse members approved Senate Bill 2313 in a 60-32 vote Tuesday, March 21. The bill creates setbacks of 1.1 times the height of a wind turbine from the property line of a nonparticipating landowner as well as three times the height of a … [Read more...]

Clean energy provides far more U.S. jobs than fossil fuels: analysis – Green Car Reports

Green Car ReportsClean energy provides far more U.S. jobs than fossil fuels: analysisGreen Car ReportsYesterday, U.S. president Donald J. Trump signed an executive order to begin the process of rolling back pretty much every vestige of U.S. efforts to address ...New report: Clean energy employment leaving fossil fuels in … [Read more...]

Raids, arrests in €8 million wind energy fraud case – NL Times

NL TimesRaids, arrests in €8 million wind energy fraud caseNL TimesInvestors paid a minimum of 5 thousand euros and were promised high returns on wind energy projects. But their returns were paid with money from new investors. No money was ever invested in wind farms or real estate. According to the Prosecutor, the ... … [Read more...]

Study: Region 8 has a high risk of Zika transmission – KAIT

News-Medical.netStudy: Region 8 has a high risk of Zika transmissionKAITSeveral Region 8 counties have a high risk of the Zika virus being transmitted, according to a study by St. Louis University. An online article by SLU researchers explains these findings don't mean Zika is being transmitted in these counties. However … [Read more...]

Biomass to Power Report: Worldwide Market Development Forecast 2016-2025 – Research and Markets – Yahoo Finance

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biomass to Power" report to their offering.This study is the world's largest of its kind. It is the standard work of the industry for electricity generation from solid biomass.In late 2016, there were approximately 3,600 active biomass power plants … [Read more...]

Myanmar opens first biomass power plant – Bangkok Post

YANGON - Myanmar has utilised Japanese know-how to open its first biomass gasification power plant in its capital city Nay Pyi Taw. The rice husk gasification power plant was developed over five months by a Japanese consortium led by Yanmar Co. The group also includes Chiyoda & Public Works Co, Chiyoda System Technologies … [Read more...]