Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay has presented the findings of its Environmental Impact Assessment

Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay has presented the findings of its Environmental Impact Assessment ahead of a planning application submission on 6 December. The results were unveiled at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium and covered “all aspects of design and master planning” of the 250MW, £650m tidal lagoon (pictured). The company said the paperwork takes in “assessment of…

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The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency has shelved the 44MW Shell Rock wind project in Freeborn County

The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency has shelved the 44MW Shell Rock wind project in Freeborn County. Avant Energy is developer and agent for project owner MMPA, which represents a dozen municipal electricity companies. The state Public Utilities Commission issued a site permit in December 2011 that required construction to begin by December 2013. The proponent…

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The sub-100kW wind sector reached an all-time high

The sub-100kW wind sector reached an all-time high in 2012 as people “looked to take advantage of the previous feed-in tariff system before payment levels were reduced”. A report published today by RenewableUK shows that the majority of turbines were installed on farms and domestic rural properties, “playing a major role in revitalising the rural…

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