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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
I supported a wind farm development on the Ridge, choosing to investigate other developers rather than sign an easement contract with Invenergy/Summit Ridge Energy Corp. After extensive research, I have changed my position.
WIND turbines could be built in all parts of Huntingdonshire, according to a new strategy being considered by the district council.
Yass Valley Councillors have pledged their support to local residents opposing the proposed Conroy's Gap wind farm.
Three wind farms, including one of the biggest in the country, are being planned for Waikato.
Unison, with Tasmanian-based firm Roaring 40s, was given resource consent by the Hastings District Council's hearings committee for 16 turbines in August last year - a decision which was almost immediately appealed by Hawke's Bay historian Patrick Parsons' Outstanding Natural Landscapes Protection Society.
Parker said he was in favor of wind power and while he acknowledged it would sometimes be a hard sell to get the turbines on to some of the state's ridgelines, Parker said he was committed to increasing the number of wind power generators.
Meteorological towers to test wind speed and direction have been installed in the towns of Walton, Tompkins and Meredith to determine whether those sites would be suitable for wind turbines, officials said Wednesday.
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.
It is not true that wind only blows in Vermont's top 12 poorest towns (Sheffield, Lowell, East Haven, Searsburg ...). Waterbury has ridges!
Sheffield - Selectmen and representatives of UPC Vermont Wind met behind closed doors for about three hours last night to discuss a contract between the town and the wind developer.