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Dutch Open ‘World’s Largest Offshore’ Wind Farm

THE HAGUE (AFP) – Dutch officials on Monday opened what is being billed as one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, with 150 turbines spinning in action far out in the North Sea.

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Theresa May’s Government Is Still Lying About Wind Energy

For a brief moment – a very brief moment – it looked as if Britain had finally acquired a Prime Minister with the gumption to take on the troughers and con artists of the renewable industry and restore some common sense to our energy economy.

A file photo shows Pineview Station owner Mark Lacey repairing one of his broken windmills on October 25, 2002 in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia. An Australian Federal Government report has found that Australian coastal cities and tourist destinations are facing a much higher risk of the destructive effect …

Ill Wind: Australia’s Greenest State Blacked Out By Power Cuts

The entire state of South Australia was blacked out by power cuts last night sending 1.67 million householders back to the dark ages. This comes just days after a report called Keeping The Lights On warned that black outs might be a consequence of the state’s radical green energy policies.

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.

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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

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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.

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Not All Energy Created Equal

Congress has taken action that actually advances free markets and limits government intrusion.

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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.

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Scotland’s Fervour for Wind Farms Alarms Even the RSPB

Scotland’s biggest conservation charities have called for an overhaul of the planning system, citing fears that Scotland’s government is too biased towards wind energy. Alarmed by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s ambitions for even more wind farms in Scotland, they have

A dry stone wall surrounds a field outside Torness Power Station in Dunbar, Scotland

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