President's windmill hatred is a worry for booming industry

BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. (AP) — The winds are blowing fair for America's wind power industry, making it one of the fastest-growing U.S. energy sources. Land-based turbines are rising by th...

Taiwan hosts international corporate sustainability dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE), British Office Taipei, Center for Corporate Sustainability, and Taishin Financial Holdings jointly hosted the 5th Roun...

How the past informs Trump's vision of America's future

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's vision of America's tomorrows looks much like its yesterdays. He loves "beautiful" coal. "Beautiful" warships. And "those four beautiful wo...

Siemens Gamesa breaks ground on nacelle factory in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Siemens Gamesa broke ground on its nacelle assembly factory at the Port of Taichung on Monday (Sept. 16). The nacelle assembly facility by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Ener...

US agency commits $688 million to 4 projects in Argentina

WASHINGTON (AP) — The board of the U.S. Government's development finance institution has approved four projects worth $688 million in Argentina. The Overseas Private Investment Corpo...

Orsted plans to issue green bonds in Taiwan by yearend

Danish energy developer Orsted said Wednesday that it is working to issue Taiwan dollar-denominated green bonds on the local market by the end of the year. In a statement, the company said it is ne...

Spokesman: Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — T. Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died Wednesday. He was 91. Pickens was surrounded ...

Young DPP member’s appointment to CSBC subsidiary slammed as nepotism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The decision by a subsidiary of a shipbuilding company in Taiwan to appoint a young member of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party to its board of directors has sparked...

Taiwan mayor embarks on six-day trip to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) embarked on a journey to eastern Japan on Tuesday (Aug. 6), where he will meet with officials, private sector representatives, and overs...

Taipower exhibition spotlights smart grid plan in outlying Taiwan's Kinmen

An exhibition on smart grid technology kicked off July 30 in outlying Kinmen County, underscoring the government’s commitment to transforming Taiwan into a low-carbon nation. According to org...

Kenya's president launches Africa's largest wind farm

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's president has launched what officials call Africa's largest wind farm, a project that is reducing electricity costs in a bid to attract investors to East Africa's commerc...

Mexico says US development aid to fund wind farm, LNG plant

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says a natural gas plant and a wind farm to produce electricity will be the first two projects under a U.S. development program to improve the economy of Mexi...

UK-based wind company picks Rhode Island for US headquarters

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A company specializing in wind power blade maintenance has chosen Rhode Island for its U.S. headquarters, a sign of the state's growing offshore wind industry. ...

Orsted secures NT$25 billion green revolving loan in Taiwan

Orsted, a Danish energy developer, has secured a NT$25 billion (US$806 million) syndicated green revolving loan facility for its offshore wind farm projects off the coast of Changhua County, central T...

Trump EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical...