wind power

Power company vows to comply with Ilocos Norte ordinance

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Jul 30 2014

After failing to construct a landing ramp in the coastal village of Bayog, this town, the Northwind Power Development Corp., now on the third phase of constructing six additional wind turbines along the Bangui Bay, a wind power farm is set to post a bond to comply with Ilocos Norte’s newly-approved ordinance mandating all business investors to submit a detailed list of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects prior to endorsement.


EIA guideline for wind power project

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Realizing the importance of EIA for the wind sector, we decided to make an EIA guideline
simply because none exists. Our aim is two-fold: one, to convince the government of the need
for an EIA law in this sector, and two, to assist project developers who want to undertake EIA
studies, even if there is no formal EIA law in place.

To make this guideline, my colleagues have travelled across the country to understand
environmental and social issues related to wind power development. One of my colleagues


EIA Case Study of Wind Power Plant in Korea

Wind power plant as a renewable energy is getting popular, so there is social conflict on the site selection of wind power plant. As over 70% of Korea is composed of mountainous landscape, many wind power plants are proposed to be built on mountain ridge and are expected to cause serious environmental problems. The operating wind power plant and the proposed EIA cases of wind power plant show the examples of the expected environmental problems and social conflicts.


IEE: Rajasthan Renewable Energy Transmission Investment Program

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ADB is proposing to extend a multi-tranche financing facility to the Government of Rajasthan under the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Transmission Investment Program. The project will support evacuation of power from Western Rajasthan including the facilities coming up at the 250 MW Phase 1 of the Bhadla solar park, Jodhpur district, Rajasthan for which Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC) is the nodal agency.

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