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Illinois Wind Plant

Bilde_thumb A judge has upheld a decision by the Boone County Board to deny a group’s request to build wind turbines, like those in this file photo, on a farm in an unincorporated part of the county.
25 Jul 2007

Pubnico Point

Ya3windtest_provincial_07-13-07_6t5mk30_thumb Windmills line an access road at the Pubnico Point wind Farm. The head of a citizens’ group fighting a proposed wind farm in Pugwash has written a letter to Premier Rodney MacDonald urging the province to stop the project until its safety can be proven.
14 Jul 2007

Fossil Gulch Wind Park

115212_thumb Idaho Power and a local wind producer have finally reached a deal regarding electricity purchases. This deal will probably set precedence for future wind farms like this one at Fossil Gulch Wind Park.
28 Jun 2007

Steel Winds

800-bn-20070607-a001-windmillpowersp-3178-mi0001.embedded.prod_affiliate_thumb With Steel Winds’ eight windmills as a backdrop, Scott Hemphill rides on a bike path near the Small Boat Harbor during lunch break. The Lackawanna project, which debuted this week, is the country’s first “urban” wind farm and the world’s first to use Clipper Windpower’s massive Liberty turbines.
7 Jun 2007

Bowling Green

0603_windy_redo_redo_06-03-07_b1_cc6tfvr_thumb This wind turbine, near a house off Rt. 6 outside Bowling Green, is one of four at the American Municipal Power-Ohio Green Mountain Energy Wind Farm. The turbine is similar in size to what several energy companies want to erect in groups of 20 to 25 on private property in Logan and Champaign counties.
3 Jun 2007


20070517__tfront_400_thumb PPM Energy of Portland, Ore. is having a bad week. On Friday, Searsburg, Vt., voters rejected a proposal by PPM to expand the Searsburg wind turbine facility, above. On Monday, a Massachusetts administrative magistrate advised a state permit for the company to build 20 turbines in Florida and Monroe be rescinded.
18 May 2007

Wind Turbines

18goodwind(1)_thumb Wind farms, such as the ones above, have begun to dot the landscape of Pennsylvania. A proposed amendment to the county zoning ordinance could pave the way for more windmills closer to home. Opponents say they present a danger to bird migration patterns and property values.
18 May 2007
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