Articles from New York
The solution and sensible choice is to encourage and deal with a local venture that would be owned, developed and managed among Western New York investors and residents.
Reunion Power, a firm preparing to build up to two dozen wind turbines on East Hill in Cherry Valley, will launch balloons within the next few weeks to help people visualize how the turbines would appear.
There are issues with noise, vibration and shadow flicker all having detrimental effects on people and animals.
After an "Article 78" was filed against the Town of Cohocton Windmill Local Law and service upon the Cohocton Supervisor – Jack Zigenfus, the board acknowledged the serious nature of the action by passing a motion to re-write a new windmill local law.
PAUL SMITHS, N.Y. A wind energy park proposal in the Adirondacks advanced one step closer yesterday at the Adirondack Park Agency's meeting.
PAUL SMITHS -- A wind farm near the Gore Mountain ski area moved a step closer to fruition Thursday.
Eric and Kyle Hosmer of Howard address the Howard Town Board meeting Wednesday night and asked that a letter they read to the board be placed in the official minutes. The request was denied for the time being. As a courtesy, we are printing portions of that letter here.Editor's Note: The complete letter follows.
A proposed tidal energy project to put six test turbines in New York City's East River cleared its final regulatory hurdle on April 28.
HAMDEN — A lengthy informational meeting on wind power in Delaware County — the fourth in a series — was held Sunday by a grass-roots organization.
But research by the Times Union found that while switching to an ESCO might be relatively easy -- the process begins with a simple phone call -- getting clear and definitive pricing information from the ESCOs is extremely difficult.
Questions and concerns about wind turbines continue to swirl throughout Delaware County, but answers won’t begin to be available for at least a year, officials said.
As the Long Island Power Authority pushes forward a plan for a contractor to build a massive wind-turbine project off Jones Beach, a second entity says it plans to amass 200 more windmills directly behind it, 15 miles off the coast.
This “wind rush” has been brought on chiefly by escalating concerns over global warming, government tax structures and subsidies that encourage development and an increasing awareness of finite supplies of fossil fuels.
TUG HILL, N.Y. Construction is slated to begin this week on a wind farm in Lewis County, in central New York.
While the industry portrays electricity-generating windmills as a benign and natural source of power, community opposition to new windmill farms is cropping up across the country - particularly in Eastern states, where there are more people fleeing urban blight to live in idyllic rural towns.
An Irish company wants to erect about 20 wind towers in Saratoga County, the first such power project to be proposed within the immediate Capital Region.
GREENFIELD -- An Irish company wants to build 20 to 30 electricity-generating wind turbines atop a mountain near Lake Desolation in the town of Greenfield. The question is, do people in Greenfield want wind turbines in their town?
If you think wind turbines are benign free energy producers, do your homework.Editor's Note: This also appeared in The American Daily http://americandaily.com/article/13173
Village leaders in Naples, Ontario County, have voted to join a lawsuit challenging a wind energy project planned for the nearby towns of Prattsburg and Italy.
The village of Clayton planning board is taking steps towards developing a wind farm in the town of Clayton.