Savoy's wind farm delayed
The company did an original wetlands assessment of the site five years ago when it began the process, but that data became "shockingly out of date after five years of delays", according to Minuteman President Donald McCauley.
April 28, 2011
by Ryan Hutton
in North Adams Transcript
SAVOY -- The proposed wind farm on West Hill has been delayed on two fronts, but Minuteman Wind LLC executives said they are not giving up on the project.
The project was in the process of finding a company to purchase the power it would generate when a lawsuit by the Canadian-based power generation and management firm TransCanada against a separate project forced the state legislature to open up renewable energy projects' power to out-of-state firms. This forced Minuteman to go back to square one in finding a power purchaser.
While this caused a delay in financing the project, Minuteman... [continue via Web link]