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Other places in Maine suitable for wind farms would not involve destroying wilderness or decreasing tourist dollars.
That’s about 20 percent of your electric bill coming back to Invenergy in the form of tax credit from your federal tax dollars.
Should Vermont proceed on its own now, scar its ridgelines with industrial development and major road construction (as would be required by the Glebe Mountain proposal) in the belief that we would be doing "our part" in the effort to combat global warming? I think not —
Plans for a wind energy farm in Kenedy County remain in the preliminary stage as county officials mull a proposed tax abatement for the project.
SLAYTON, Minn. -- When wind turbines were first built on the Buffalo Ridge in the mid-1990s, area farmers and landowners took ownership.
A 150-foot tower on state property off Brandt Island Road in Mattapoisett measures, among other things, which way the wind blows. Politically, that's pretty much known already.
CUMBERLAND - US WindForce plans to establish a new wind farm on Green Mountain in Mineral County, but local officials and residents want more information on wind power before they give their approval.
You’ve probably seen photos of oil rigs in the ocean. Now picture towering wind turbines dotting Michigan’s farmlands and the shallow waters of the Great Lakes, generating clean power to light homes and run factories.
But putting up wind turbines and generating electricity from wind power is not a simple solution. There are a number of factors to consider when installing turbines, and one of the most important factors is something called transmission.
THE government’s renewable energy policy is in chaos after hundreds of wind farm companies were told that they face delays of more than 10 years before they can sell any of the electricity that they produce.
GALESBURG - Before wind turbines swish through the air in Knox County, work remains.
NEW HAVEN -- The head of Cape Wind Associates, the company that wants to plant the first offshore wind farm in the United States in Nantucket Sound, hopes his project will get a boost from President Bush's remarks promoting alternative energy in his State of the Union speech this week.
TWENTY giant wind turbines CAN now be built at Conisholme Fen, the government has said. The Ecotricity scheme was backed by East Lindsey District Council in a controversial move last October.
The November sale of Burke Mountain to the Ginn Company has led to a delay in the state's decision on a request to put a wind measurement tower on East Haven Mountain.
MEREDITH — An informal presentation on issues related to the proposed installation of wind turbines will take place at the Meredith Town Planning Board at 7 p.m. Monday.
MONTEREY — Highland County residents opposed to the wind utility proposed by Highland New Wind Development LLC have often cited the proliferation of more such industrial projects as a large concern in granting the first one. And it appears they have reason to believe a second project is planned.
An ad hoc coalition of anti-windpower groups from around New York will meet in Albany, N.Y., Monday, Feb. 6, to lobby against New York's indirect underwriting of wind farms.
MONTPELIER -- Members of a Northeast Kingdom delegation caucus voted 10-5 Thursday in favor of a statement on commercial wind towers that states: "At this point we do not believe enough objective information exists to form a solid position."
Three wind farms, including one of the biggest in the country, are being planned for Waikato.
It struck me that the wind farm is scheduled to be operating by 2008, only two years hence. I work on deadlines. I guessed, then, that all during the public hearing process, and the permit-application process, and the permission-to-build process, these guys will be building the project, anyway.