The Blog - What’s happening in wind

Posted

12/09/2017

Author

Ilaria Valtimora

Wind firms commit to $180bn Hurricane Harvey rebuild



North America has been hit by three hurricanes in recent weeks: Harvey, Irma and Jose. Our thoughts are with the people affected by these disasters. 

Irma and Jose still represent threats to the east coast of the US, while the state of Texas, which was hit by Hurricane Harvey at the end of August, is now starting to deal with the aftermath. The cost of repairing homes, roads and businesses ...

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Posted

10/08/2017

Author

Richard Heap

We love AWEA's map on how US wind has grown over 35 years



US pranksters have this week installed a giant inflatable chicken with President Trump's hair on a lawn opposite the White House. They say this is a protest against Trump being a "weak and ineffective leader" and, on that basis, we can only imagine Trump is praying for a strong wind to blow it away.

Not that Trump is a fan of wind. Not only does it play havoc with his hair during his many d ...

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Posted

01/11/2016

Author

Ilaria Valtimora

Wind braced for US election result



Just one week to go. Next week, we will find out to whom Barack Obama will pass the US presidency: Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?

The decision that the American people take on 8 November will have major consequences for the energy sector. The next president will have to decide whether to honour the Paris climate change agreement, and take a stance on issues including the coal industry, co ...

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