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"This latest addition to our growing wind power portfolio is further evidence of our commitment to the European renewable energy market," said Andrew Marsden, managing director of GE Energy Financial Services' European operations.
Riffle called it a "handshake agreement" and said that no documents exist detailing the settlement amount
Work on 30 turbines, each 400ft tall, at Scarweather Sands off Porthcawl, was due to start in 2006. But developers E.ON UK and Energi E2 said on Monday that the project was currently not financially viable.
The groundbreaking took place at a Noble construction site on Atwater Road near Ubly.
Boise State will partner with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Idaho National Laboratory, the Idaho Department of Water Resources and other agencies on the Wind Energy Research Laboratory.
The Sheffield vote should be a wake-up call. Vermonters, speak up for your state, or lose its very essence to industrialized ridgelines.
SCOTTISH Renewables, the green energy forum, warned yesterday that a victory for campaigners protesting against plans for a 137-mile power line through the Highlands would "kill the future of renewables in Scotland stone dead".
Another energy cooperative has opted out of Amendment 37, the year-old initiative that requires large Colorado power providers to increasingly use renewable sources for their juice.
As more private wind farm developers intensify efforts to find suitable sites for their projects, more communities are faced with the dilemma of what to do about them.
Cape Wind Associates, which has proposed the wind farm, redesigned the 130-turbine project this year to avoid the discovered area.
So, on Thursday, they "came out of the woodwork" (as one news report described it) to spite themselves as well. They voted 120-93 in favor of UPC's passel of promises and their own delusions.
In this exclusive Q & A for RenewableEnergyAccess.com, Mr. Pratt offers some of his insight gained toward advancing renewable energy at both the state and national level. He articulates some current hurdles and possible solutions for renewable energy, gauges the industry's pulse, and charts the course ahead. "The increasing emphasis on biofuels may be one area of agreement which could help to build coalitions in red and blue states, including farmers and the agricultural sector, the automotive industry, environmentalists and renewable energy advocates."
On Thursday the seven states decided to proceed with this plan, which stands to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their power plants by 10 percent by 2020.
THE UK took its fight for a liberal energy market to Europe yesterday as Malcolm Wicks, the Energy Minister, chided his European colleagues for allowing vested interests to keep markets closed.
In the next two years, a Virginia company hopes to pump upward of $400 million into what could be Colorado's largest wind farm on private grazing land near Grover.
Missouri Commissioner of Securities David Cosgrove has issued a cease and desist order against Krystal Planet Corp. and its executives for allegedly selling unregistered securities and deceiving investors.
In reality, nobody has a fog what will happen. This is Virtualia, not the UK. During the last year, global warming has been predicted to lead to wetter winters, drier winters, another ice age, blazing-hot Mediterranean summers killing thousands, greater biodiversity and less biodiversity
Let's just change the names of where the wind power companies want to put their towers from East Haven Mountain, Hardscrabble Mountain, Granby Mountain, Libby Hill, Norris Mountain and the Lowell Mountain Range, to Burke Mountain, Jay Peak, Mount Mansfield, Camel's Hump, Killington Mountain and Mount Equinox. How much of a possibility of municipal approval of scores of 400-foot wind towers on those ridge lines do you think the wind power companies would get? We suspect they would have two chances - slim and none.
A COMMUNITY group of concerned citizens has formed in the wake of Snowy River Shire Council approving a development application for a 16-turbine wind farm at Snowy Plain.