Encore runs out of wind
However, these contracts have a three-year to completion shelf life. The contract between the state and Encore Redevelopment is due to expire Jan. 15, 2013. Encore applied for an extension of 25 months, into 2015, arguing that the company had faced numerous delays in getting the project off the ground. ...PSB denied the extension, making it impossible for Encore to meet the January 2013 deadline.
June 25, 2012
by Susan A. Davis
in Newport Daily Express
DERBY LINE - Opponents of the Derby Line Wind Project are hailing a decision by the Public Service Board (PSB) Friday to deny Encore Redevelopment a "milestone extension." If the extension had been granted, it would have allowed the company to have more time to resubmit and argue for the project before the board.
The board ruled recently that Encore could refile for a Certificate of Public Good for one of the two wind turbines proposed for Derby Line. Encore had decided not to proceed with the second turbine, on Smugglers' Hill, given objections from Canadian opponents who said the tower... [continue via Web link]