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FirstEnergy Signs Power Purchase Agreements for Two Wind Power Projects Being Developed in West Virginia

AKRON, Ohio, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) announced it has entered into 20-year agreements to purchase the combined 250- megawatt (MW) output of two new wind power generation projects being developed in West Virginia by US Wind Force, LLC, a renewable energy company based in Wexford, Pennsylvania, and its joint venture partner Padoma Wind Power, LLC, based in La Jolla, California.
15 Mar 2006

Wind power harms wilderness

As the state’s newspaper, the Gazette owes to its readers the effort to become informed as to the facts of the impending environmental disaster that is about to destroy our greatest natural resource, rather than simply parroting the wind industry’s false claims, as so many woefully uninformed newspapers and commentators have done.
6 Mar 2006

Windmill documents available to public

LEWISBURG — If you can’t decide whether wind turbines are an abomination on the land or an answer to rising energy costs, you can now thumb through 340 pages of the siting application submitted to the Public Service Commission by Chicago-based Invenergy.
22 Feb 2006

Wind farm to hire locally

The Beech Ridge Wind Farm has agreed to use local union workers to construct and maintain the proposed $300 million wind farm project in Greenbrier County, the company and union officials announced on Thursday.
10 Feb 2006

Firm accused of violating Endangered Species Act

CUMBERLAND - Critics of the Nedpower wind farm project at Mount Storm in Grant County, W.Va., have alleged that the company is violating the federal Endangered Spe-cies Act as well as other environmental concerns. The company is the developer of a wind farm project that is expected to generate almost as much electricity as all the other wind farms in Pennsylvania, New York and West Virginia combined.
8 Feb 2006
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