Tag: wind energy

For the Rich, Green Greed Is Good: From the Enclosure Acts to Eminent Domain

A New International Example for Bad Energy Policy

If a country’s goal is to decrease carbon emissions by increasing reliance on renewable energy, it only makes sense to install the new equipment in the location with the best potential—both in geography and government.

World’s Biggest Wind Farm Given Go-Ahead Off Britain

(AFP) – A wind farm that would be the largest in the world and power more than a million homes has been given the go-ahead in Britain. Offshore wind developer Dong Energy said Wednesday a final decision had been made

Offshore wind (Tobias Schwarz / AFP / Getty)

Offshore Wind Turbines Coming to California

Despite offshore wind farms around the world serving as Osterizers for seabirds and sonar jamming devices for marine mammals, an out-of-state company with no experience is proposing to install 100 floating turbines, each up to 636 feet tall, offshore from the Hearst Castle in California.

A Bad Time for the Renewable Energy Industry

The year 2015 may go down as when support for renewable energy flipped. Policy adjustments—whether for electricity generation or transportation fuels—are in the works on both the state and federal levels.

Nuclear Is Greenest Technology Claim 65 Top Biologists

Sixty-five of the world’s leading biologists are demanding the “historical antagonism” towards nuclear power from the green lobby end. In an open letter, the group is expected to claim it is too risky to replace fossil fuels with wind turbines