This segment highlights the impacts and risks of constructing wind turbines along the US eastern coast.
Videos from Rhode Island
Four years ago nine East Bay communities formed a partnership to explore making money from wind turbines, with the help of nearly half a million dollar of public seed money. That, in turn, attracted interest from a private developer and a potential $55 million project of his own. Instead of embracing it, The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation - which provided the seed money - saw it as a threat. And Jim Hummel finds that heading into 2013 the fate of the public project is unclear. Duration: 9 minutes 43 seconds
This investigative report by Jim Hummel of the Hummel report reveals the high cost of net metering in Rhode Island. The report with full transcript can be found here. Duration: 6 minutes 3 seconds
Citizens Wind Watch of Barrington's analysis of the proposed wind turbine in Barrington, Rhode Island. Part 1, Duration: 7 minutes 46 seconds Part 2, Duration: 9 minutes 2 seconds
Citizens Wind Watch of Barrington's analysis of the proposed wind turbine in Barrington. Part 1, Duration: 7 minutes 46 seconds Part 2, Duration: 9 minutes 2 seconds