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An old windmill stands in front of power-generating windmill turbines from a wind farm near the village of Uhrsleben west of Magdeburg.
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.
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.
The blades of the wind turbine ‘Zephyr’ are raised yesterday at Jiminy Peak.
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.
Wind turbines from the Cedar Creek Wind Energy Project are seen across the horizon behind one of the Pawnee Buttes.
East of Vienna near the Hungarian border
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.
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.
Eighteen (18) trubines including 3 Vestas 0.66MW turbines installed in yr 2000 and an additional 15 Vestas 1.8MW V80 turbines installed in yr 2004-05.
A wind turbine in open countryside like the one Glyndebourne wants to erect near the opera house in East Sussex
Boyndie wind farm in Banffshire
Wind turbines in rural Nolan County.
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administrative magistrate advised a state permit for the company to build 20 turbines in Florida and Monroe be rescinded.
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.