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Ottawa Co. looks to the wind - Port Clinton considering alternative energy source

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.
9 Feb 2006

Learn the facts, senator

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.
9 Feb 2006

Lobbying against wind farms

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.
8 Feb 2006

Wind towers near Minot need fixing

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.
8 Feb 2006

Patrick challenges Healey to support Cape Wind

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.
8 Feb 2006
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