Daily Archives: April 2, 2021

Stanford’s Sustainable “Smart Campus” – What Utilities & Cities Can Learn | WE3 | Join The Movement

By Lincoln Bleveans Across the world, community by community, people are building systems and societies we need to reverse the tide of catastrophic climate change with economically prosperous and equitable community-wide and industry solutions. Join veteran of the global electric power industry, Lincoln Bleveans, Stanford Universities Executive Director of Sustainability & Energy Management, as he…

Hydrogen—When Free Isn’t Cheap Enough

By Charles Botsford, PE If you’re an electric utility executive, government policy maker, or environmentalist, what do you do with power generated from wind, solar, nuclear, or hydro? [1-4]Make electricity. Don’t buy into the expensive idea that hydrogen can serve as the global energy storage medium of the future.Hydrogen is great…for hydrocracking, hydro-desulfurization, hydrogenation, making…

Ecolabel for renewable electricity

By Percy Shum The Strategic Design of an Eco-label for Renewable ElectricityBy Kwok L Shum April 2nd 2021What is an eco-label? An eco-label certifies and identifies products or services proven environmentally preferable overall, within a specific product or service category. The roots of eco-label are found in the growing global concern for environmental protection on…

Accountability cometh — if only partially — for now #MA

By National Wind Watch Turbine Finale Fixed On Falmouth Town Manager The new employment agreement for Falmouth’s Town Manager begins this November. Any increases in the three year contract will be determined by Mr. Suso completing four identified goals set by Selectmen. One of the four goals the board set as priorities for Mr. Suso…

Knock Iveagh: Council takes legal action over wind turbine #NIR

By National Wind Watch A council is taking legal action against a Stormont department for refusing to order the removal of a wind turbine beside an historic monument. Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council has lodged papers in the High Court citing the Infrastructure Department. In November it asked Infrastructure to use its powers to force…

Boone County schedules public hearings on draft wind farm rules #MO

By National Wind Watch Strict rules governing the development of wind farms in Boone County are being proposed by the Boone County Planning and Zoning Commission and will be the subject of three public hearings this month. The hearings will be: 6:30 p.m. April 15 in the County Commission Chambers at the Boone County Government…

Bill favors more local control of wind, solar #IN

By National Wind Watch INDIANAPOLIS – A Senate panel Thursday dramatically changed a bill that would have set statewide standards for the placement and operation of commercial wind farms and solar farms – overruling existing local rules. House Bill 1381 has been a lightning rod for controversy this session, and the Senate Utilities Committee adopted…

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