Environmentalists ... say that coal is the dirtiest energy source, emitting far more greenhouse gases than natural gas or even oil. Burning coal would speed up dangerous global warming. But the industry says they've figured out a way to get rid of coal's traditional pollution - "clean coal."
Both companies lodged appeals against the other being granted consent, and a group of nearby farmers have objected to both proposals.
Wind energy is gaining a strong foothold in the European Union, with generating capacity approaching levels targeted for 2010, the EU statistics agency said Monday.
The prime minister says New Zealand has plenty of alternatives, such as hydro, gas, coal and wind power.
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WASHINGTON, DC -- When the Minerals Management Service of the US Department of Interior kicked off its national scoping process for "Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Renewable Energy and Alternative Use" on Thursday, May 18, the Cape Wind controversy immediately moved to center stage.
Nuclear power, the totemic issue inspiring fear and loathing in equal measure among many Labour MPs and environmental campaigners, was, the Prime Minister declared this week, back on the agenda "with a vengeance".
Those blinking warnings lights on wind energy machines at the northern tip of the Big Island have residents blinking mad.
DONALD Trump, the American billionaire, has forced the relocation of a wind farm that he claimed would blight his planned golf course in Aberdeenshire.
Energy hungry China is trying to diversify its energy mix by pushing the use of nuclear and renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power.
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BEEKMANTOWN — The Beekmantown Town Council is interested in forming a committee of community residents for discussion and input into changes that could be made to the zoning law in regard to wind farms.
A New York company is still interested in putting wind turbines off the New Jersey coast, but a de facto moratorium on turbines in federal waters is in place while federal rules are developed.
The boom for wind turbine energy projects in Somerset County is on and will continue, officials said.
Mr Rigden, editor of ReNews newsletter, said offshore wind was likely to be “an industry for the next decade rather than this one”.
One of the biggest wind farms in the Southern Hemisphere is planned for Central Otago.
While proponents of wind energy see a potential economic boom by harnessing the wind, at least one state public policy think tank researcher is warning that turbine farms aren't a panacea. He says the cost of transporting the electricity generated in the Concho Valley to urban markets in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio might sap the long-term value of rural wind energy generation.
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