Our ridge lines are as precious as they are vulnerable. And wind power’s advocates have yet to make a solid case for spoiling them.
If these groups did their homework, their members would more likely be opposed to installing wind towers in places like Highland. They would conclude wind can be sited in places that are not naturally and environmentally relatively unspoiled and opt for places where the industry is a better fit. They would see there is nothing green about energy that erodes what little greenery we have left on the East Coast. We think most of those letter writers would have a different view of this project if they were to spend a little time here.
The Commerce Commission has vetoed a windfarm in the Gisborne area in a move the local lines company says will hold back much needed investment in the area.
MARATHON CITY, Wis. - Wisconsin businesses, local governments and homeowners would be able to apply for grants to help them implement renewable energy technology under a proposal Wednesday by Gov. Jim Doyle.
Rutland-based Catamount Energy Corp., a developer, owner, and operator of wind energy projects in the United States and Europe, has retained the investment firm Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a financial adviser, Catamount said on Wednesday.
A Mid Norfolk community was last night divided over plans for two wind turbines as the five-year battle to have them built was debated again at a public inquiry.
A second proposal for wind farm development in Hartsville - devised by a group of town residents - will be explained at a meeting early next month.
RICHMOND — Formal respondents in Highland New Wind Development’s case pending before the State Corporation Commission are adding to a long list of concerns expressed already by a variety of state agencies. Among those who have weighed in recently are the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which expresses serious doubts about environmental reviews conducted thus far.
You can forget about the proposed power plant along West Grand Traverse Bay in Leelanau County.
BEEKMANTOWN, N.Y. -- About 100 people were at a Beekmantown Zoning Board meeting Wednesday night to voice their concern about a potential wind farm project, NewsChannel 5 reported.
Important changes to wind turbine approval process: The wind turbine project will now have at least a three phase approval process.
DENVER - Renewable-energy advocates accused the state of doing the bare minimum to promote wind and solar power in its new rules.
(CSRwire) Owens Corning (OWENQ.OB) announced at the European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition in Athens, Greece, a breakthrough single-end roving and knitted fabric, WindStrand™, which will allow the wind energy market to take another step forward in competing successfully against other alternative energy sources by reducing the cost per kilowatt-hour (kwh.) The product will allow turbine manufacturers to increase blade lengths by as much as six percent and deliver up to 12 percent more power -- for up to 20 percent less cost than any competing carbon-glass hybrid solution currently on the market.
Highland councillors have expressed confidence that the authority's green energy strategy will address concerns about wind farms.
UP to 83 wind turbines could be built off the south Lincolnshire coast in a project aimed at increasing renewable energy sources in the region.
European and Asian companies are paying more attention to global warming than their American counterparts. And chemical companies are more focused on the issue than oil companies.
READSBORO — Proposals for wind energy have been buffeted in recent weeks by a series of decisions seemingly unfavorable to the growth of the industry in Vermont.
An ANGLO-Dutch developer planning a controversial Highland windfarm exaggerated both its likely power generation and its forecast contribution towards reducing carbon emissions, it was claimed yesterday.
LIVINGSTON -- Park County and the city of Livingston are moving ahead in efforts to erect wind turbines.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued orders rejecting exemptions from the standard interconnection rule for wind generators (Order No.661-A) sought by the Midwest Independent System Operators (MISO) and the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) and all of the transmission owners in their respective regions.