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BOSTON, March 13 (UPI) -- When it comes to renewable energy diversification, smaller may be better. Wind power is making gains to diversify energy sources through small projects that are being done on-site facilities.
What does the future hold for wind? Offshore wind will be huge, but there will also be a place for small turbines. "I think we'll see a breakthough in the ability to store wind energy for later use over the next decade." predicts Gerard Reid, Portfolio Manager, Hornet RE Fund. "My vision is that everyone will have a small turbine on the roof of their house the way we used to have TV antennas."
Highland New Wind Development LLC remains optimistic about building Virginia's first major wind farm despite concerns from state agencies about its environmental effects.
ATLANTIC CITY — With coastal communities from Cape Cod to Virginia buzzing over the possibility of wind turbines rising in coastal waters, the wind power industry's biggest advertisement is right here alongside U.S. Route 30.
ALBANY — To some upstate residents, massive windmills are "a blight on the landscape." To environmentalists and energy companies, they are a low-cost energy source that can reduce society's dependence on oil and gas.
Several bills in the Michigan Legislature are circulating to promote wind power and other forms of alternative energy
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Wind Technology Partnership rolled out a new tool to aid energy planners and wind developers in China's Hebei province.
If you could harness the charge generated in Highland County from the debate over a proposed wind farm, you wouldn't need the windmills for electricity.
The wind and waves that buffet the Humboldt County coastline make little secret of their power.
A 2005 federal study that has so far received little attention warns that oil and gas exploration in the untapped eastern Gulf of Mexico may have a significant negative impact on migratory bird populations. Editor's Note:While this article does not address wind turbines, it raises significant issues related to the potential adverse impact of off-shore windplants on migratory bird populations.
Giant wind turbines are up to 474 feet tall, with blades the size of the 747 aircraft -- about 300 feet --spinning around.
One Wisconsin group is trying to educate the public on the realities of wind energy. David Korinek with WINDCOWS (Wisconsin Independent Citizens Opposing Windturbine Sites) says they are not at all opposed to wind power. They are just looking for some responsible regulation and adequate setbacks from property lines.
In a surprising turn of events, the Vermont Public Service Board hearing officer in the East Haven wind project case has recommended the PSB deny a certificate of public good for the project.
The Air Force continues its pledge to be a leader in energy stewardship. For the last six months, the Air Force has been working on a strategy to have energy as a consideration in nearly all of its activities, from operations to acquisition. The Air Force is increasing efforts to reduce the demand for energy using good building design, advanced planning tools for operations, more efficient jet engines and better conservation practices, said Undersecretary of the Air Force Dr. Ronald Sega.
A destroyer of natural landscapes and human health, or the solution to New York’s dependence on costly fossil fuels — that’s how wind farms were described as both opponents and advocates took turns speaking at a hearing last Tuesday before the Assembly energy committee.
Several bills in the Michigan Legislature are circulating to promote wind power and other forms of alternative energy.
SALEM -- Gov. Ted Kulongoski wants all the electricity used by state agencies to come from brand-new renewable sources such as wind and sun power -- and he wants that done in an ambitious four years.
MONMOUTH - The Warren County Board Finance Committee met yesterday at the courthouse. It was announced that there will be an informational meeting about wind energy at West Central High School in Biggsville at 1 p.m. March 25. Several local school districts are trying or are getting ready to try to reduce their power bills by utilizing wind energy as a power source.
Mr. Charlebois is fond of saying that his company "shares local values." Let him demonstrate it by withdrawing his application to build commercial wind towers on Glebe Mountain.
During a general town board meeting on March 9th the Town of Clinton ( Churubusco) was served with an Article 78 which asks the judge to overturn Local Law #1 of 2005 that allowed Wind Energy Facilities in Clinton.