USA is taking tentative steps towards offshore wind sector by approving a  468 MW wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts.The approval which has come after 10 years will allow the construction of 130 Siemens turbines  . The delay in the project was due to opposition from a variety of interests .Some of these interests […]

President Obama will pay a visit on Sunday to the scene of the one of biggest oil spills to strike US coastal waters. This visit  will come more than a week after the BP oil well exploded and is gushing oil in the waters .I can’t think what the President will do after  a week […]

Ontario,Canada  has a 60% “local content” requirement for renewable energy installed in the province.This is illegal according to WTO but unless someone challenges it in the body nothing will come out of it China from 2004 to 2010 had a “70% local content” requirement.Now that their wind turbine makers are making major inroads into foreign […]

There have been numerous industry rumors that Spain may cut back on the guaranteed FIT rates that it has given to solar plants in the past.This would not only cause a huge amount of problem for renewable energy in Spain but have repercussions throughout the world as private investors in renewable energy  rethink about the […]

With Obama’s election there were lots of hope on the climate change issue with regards to the USA. Under the previous Republican administrations US was actively trying to kill each and every initiative on climate change , so it was assumed that Obama would change that . But except for token measures under ARRA , […]

Copenhagen was a disaster and there has been no agreement on how to proceed with policies on a global basis to deal with the ever growing problem of climate change and global warming. Its each country adopting its own policies and targets with reducing carbon emissions, which can only work on a local or at […]