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A town meeting in Beekmantown Thursday night brought up more information about wind-generated power possibilities in the area.
LIVERPOOL Plains Shire Council (LPSC) has given the go ahead to a $9 million wind farm near Murrurundi. Now all the developers need is the same support from Upper Hunter Shire Council.
EAGLE RIVER - Any wind farms on Mt. Horace Greeley will have to wait a little while longer.
National Wind Watch, Inc., an organization based in Rowe, Mass., dedicated to providing the facts about wind energy, welcomed President Bush's state-of-the-union call to become less reliant on foreign oil for America's energy needs. The organization agrees advances in technology are essential, but warns further appropriations for wind energy would be a distraction from Bush's defined energy objectives.
NEW HARTFORD – Frederick Scatko has mixed feelings about the possibility of a 60- to 80-foot-tall wind turbine being built near his Higby Road home.
Our ridges are not a good fit for these massive towers.
Landowners in Bantry say they will go to jail before they will let an overhead power supply through their land.
PORT CLINTON -- City Council is looking into joining other Ottawa County governments to bring energy-producing windmills to the area, thus decreasing local dependency on FirstEnergy to provide electricity. Paul Hoag, president of North Coast Wind & Power LLC, told council during its Tuesday night work session that the city has the potential to save significantly by purchasing the windmills, or wind turbines, with Elmore, Oak Harbor and Ottawa County.
Describing the project as a "proposed transmission superhighway," the nation's largest electric power generating company has unveiled a plan to construct a new 550-mile-long set of the largest above-ground high-tension transmission lines currently used in the industry from southwestern West Virginia to central New Jersey. The proposal could include a section traversing Garrett County from west to east.
Falls - Where there's a windmill, there's a way.
CHESHIRE — The town may compete with the town of Bethany, just to the west, in an effort to spur residents to commit to using at least some electricity from renewable sources.
SAMSOE, Denmark -- In the late 1990s, Denmark set out to turn this farming and summer-vacation island in the Kattegat Sea into a showcase for clean energy. The government dangled generous financial subsidies. A former environmental studies teacher, Soren Hermansen, was hired to persuade residents to invest in wind turbines, solar panels, electric cars and giant straw-burning furnaces.
ELY - Local officials are opposing an Air Force request for more airspace over eastern Nevada, saying it could scuttle plans for two power plants and a wind farm.
The talk of wind turbine construction continued in two towns Wednesday night at the municipalities' respective board meetings.
Ultimately, Americans should use energy more efficiently before we try to build our way out of our energy woes.
Residents who have objected to plans to build a wind farm in the Nottinghamshire countryside have won more time to make their case.
Illuzzi suggests that instate generation would be cheaper for our manufacturers and that it would save money for ratepayers. Perhaps he hasn’t heard that countries in the world with large wind plants are finding their rates are constantly rising, notably in Denmark and Germany.
This most recent petition joins thousands of others signatures around the state, against the scale of these massive industrial wind projects.
People who are concerned about energy, the environment, or the economy take a serious look at what works and what doesn't. In all three areas, big wind does not work.