Two wind turbines idle as state agency, National Grid point fingers
Now, 16 months later, the Gardner turbines still aren't working, leaving taxpayers stuck with a nearly $10 million bill for the still-inoperable equipment. ...The summer is also when the Charlestown wind turbine, overseen by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, is supposed to be running after overcoming its own delay. The turbine needs a new foundation after the original one settled more than expected.
July 18, 2012
by Mike Beaudet and Kevin Rothstein
in Fox TV 25
FOX UNDERCOVER - Two taxpayer-built wind turbines have been sitting idle in Central Massachusetts for more than a year as National Grid and the state agency go round and round over who is to blame.
FOX Undercover's revelations of the stalled clean energy projects are the latest in a string of problems with turbines: last week FOX Undercover reported that another turbine - one built in Charlestown using $4.7 million in federal stimulus money - has been out of commission.
The newest revelations have to do with two... [continue via Web link]