Renewable Energy

Wind energy ‘revolution’ lies ahead, says Varadkar

A new planning system for offshore wind projects will create a “revolution” in wind energy, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has claimed. The Government approved the Marine Development Bill, which would change the system of assessing applications for offshore renewable energy projects, at its last Cabinet meeting of the year. Should the legislation, which the Government regards…

Could We Have a Global Green New Deal?

Photo: APThe U.S. is screwing up its climate targets, but it’s far from the only country doing so. This year’s international climate talks, which included 200 nations, failed to deliver more ambitious goals to cut emissions and most countries are set to miss targets to meet the Paris Agreement goals to limit global heating.But a…

New federal rule will hurt renewables, help gas and coal

What the FERC — Rule artificially raises bids from plants that get certain state subsidies. Scott K. Johnson – Dec 20, 2019 6:30 pm UTC Enlarge / Pennsylvania wind turbines that probably spent the day trying to understand what a “MOPR” is.On Thursday, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a long-awaited decision that…