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A commission administrative law judge who considered PSO's proposal has recommended the commission deny the utility's request. The judge recommended denial because the utility did not seek competitive construction bids for the farm and because that work had started before PSO filed its request.
Expiring tax credits and pushback from opposition groups pose barriers for the wind power in Minnesota, but the industry shows no signs of slowing down in the breezy southwestern part of the state.
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is holding a hearing Monday concerning PSO's Wind Catcher project. The Corporation Commission says the meeting concerns proposed settlements and motions for PSO's Wind Catcher project.
In the past two elections voters have shown, without a doubt, that they are opposed to having Industrial Turbines in Henry County. In counties all over Indiana, voters have expressed the same sentiments. In Henry County the votes, and will of the people, have been totally ignored. I believe that this is wrong.
Progress is being made on a DeKalb County wind energy ordinance, ahead of an 18-month moratorium that was passed last year and is in effect until September or until an ordinance is passed.
A Canadian renewable energy company has canceled a pair of wind projects near Wichita Falls after a Air Force training base said the project would interfere with its pilot training and radar systems.
The Bixby City Council withdrew its opposition to the Wind Catcher Energy Connection power line project Monday evening after Public Service Co. of Oklahoma presented an alternate plan to not only use existing right-of-way through the southern part of the town but to rebuild that route with smaller towers.
Industry leaders and others gather in South Portland for a 2-day conference to explore the future of the power sector in the Northeast.
More than 400 people showed up to a Monitor Township Board of Trustees meeting Monday night to tell officials they are not in favor of wind turbines sprouting up in their community.
VILLENOVA — When it comes to wind turbines, bigger is better, at least according to Mark Lyons, project manager for the Ball Hill wind energy project.
WILMONT — Nobles 2 is sailing along smoothly.
The reports pertaining to Tug Hill reinforce the warnings that many people have issued over how wind turbines interfere with vital functions of the National Weather Service and Fort Drum. Authorities in Lewis County have an obligation to take these concerns seriously as they consider new proposals on the table.
The county will give Somerset $15,000 to help with the cost of trying to stop the Lighthouse Wind project, which would bring as many as 70 turbines, each up to 620 feet tall, to Somerset and neighboring Yates.
Dozens of people against the plans packed the St. Mary’s School gym in Bronson. They voiced concerns to the Matteson Township Planning Commission. “These things are huge,” Jennifer Milligan, a Branch County resident, said. “There’s nothing that even compares in size.”
Why is Apex still here? The opposition is educated, engaged and growing. Our message to this Virginia corporation could not be clearer from multiple fronts. Lighthouse Wind does not belong in our towns, along our lakeshore, in our migratory flyway, or near our air base, and we will keep fighting for as long as we have to. Our surveys say: Apex – go home!!