Articles from Wisconsin
A report prepared for the task force says the state could justify spending between $75 million and $121 million annually on energy efficiency programs. After five years, the study says, that would defer the need for one average size power plant, save enough electricity for up to 240,000 homes and enough natural gas for up to 65,000 homes.
JUNEAU WI Judge John Storck on Wednesday in Dodge County Circuit Court Branch II dismissed a petition for review from the village of Brownsville concerning wind turbine placement because it wasn't filed in a timely manner as required by state statute.
December 7, 2005 (JUNEAU, Wis.) - The Horicon Marsh System Advocates will ask a Dodge County judge today to order the state regulators to review a wind farm project.
Riffle called it a "handshake agreement" and said that no documents exist detailing the settlement amount
Dane County could someday be home to the tallest wind turbines in the state.
MANITOWOC — A Wisconsin wind farm developer has filed a claim against Manitowoc County alleging its 12-month moratorium on wind farms is illegal. Emerging Energies LLP of Hubertus alleges the moratorium, issued May 17, has damaged the company's plans to construct seven large-scale, industrial wind turbines around the village of Mishicot.
Wisconsin could enjoy upwards of $3 billion in new construction investments in the coming decade if the state requires more renewable resources to be used for electricity generation, an industry group said Tuesday.
Some of the turbines of the 200- megawatt project could be within two miles of the border of the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, a refuge that was named by the National Wildlife Refuge Association as one of the nation's six most threatened refuges.
Farmers who have signed contracts have signed away rights to their land. The needs for the wind farm will come first.