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PORT CLINTON -- City Council is looking into joining other Ottawa County governments to bring energy-producing windmills to the area, thus decreasing local dependency on FirstEnergy to provide electricity. Paul Hoag, president of North Coast Wind & Power LLC, told council during its Tuesday night work session that the city has the potential to save significantly by purchasing the windmills, or wind turbines, with Elmore, Oak Harbor and Ottawa County.
The state Public Service Commission has scheduled two public hearings on a proposed Greenbrier County wind farm and ordered information about the project be available for review throughout Greenbrier and Nicholas counties.
Falls - Where there's a windmill, there's a way.
ELY - Local officials are opposing an Air Force request for more airspace over eastern Nevada, saying it could scuttle plans for two power plants and a wind farm.
Illuzzi suggests that instate generation would be cheaper for our manufacturers and that it would save money for ratepayers. Perhaps he hasn’t heard that countries in the world with large wind plants are finding their rates are constantly rising, notably in Denmark and Germany.
NEW HARTFORD – Frederick Scatko has mixed feelings about the possibility of a 60- to 80-foot-tall wind turbine being built near his Higby Road home.
This most recent petition joins thousands of others signatures around the state, against the scale of these massive industrial wind projects.
People who are concerned about energy, the environment, or the economy take a serious look at what works and what doesn't. In all three areas, big wind does not work.
CHESHIRE — The town may compete with the town of Bethany, just to the west, in an effort to spur residents to commit to using at least some electricity from renewable sources.
Our ridges are not a good fit for these massive towers.
Also on Monday night's agenda is a resolution to introduce a law that would not allow property tax exemptions on land used for solar or wind energy systems or for farm waste energy systems.
The talk of wind turbine construction continued in two towns Wednesday night at the municipalities' respective board meetings.
ALBANY -- Outspoken residents from the rural North Country and Mohawk Valley lobbied lawmakers in Albany Monday against unfettered development of wind generators and electric utility fees that help pay for them.
BELVIDERE — Feelings continue to run hot over how Boone County officials handled the controversial wind farm issue.
With the price of energy at an all time high, taxes and surcharges in your bill are under a lot more scrutiny.
MINOT, N.D. Wind towers south of here are undergoing repairs. The wind generators on the east side of U.S. Highway 83, about 10 miles south of Minot, have not been spinning to produce electricity for the last couple of months. Crews have been working to replace gear boxes.
The Senate Commerce and Labor Committee yesterday approved 13-1 a bill to establish a comprehensive energy policy for Virginia.
HOLLAND -- Airport officials don't want modern, sky-high versions of windmills near the Tulip City Airport.
BOSTON—Wednesday, February 8, 2006—As energy prices this winter shock Bay State residents like never before, Deval Patrick today called upon Kerry Healey to support the Cape Wind project, a major clean energy project that will help stabilize electricity prices and reduce costs for Massachusetts energy consumers.
CUMBERLAND - Considerable potential for positive economic impact from wind electric generation exists in the region as evidenced in the neighboring state of Pennsylvania.