The Statue of Liberty, our nation’s 119-year-old national symbol of freedom, will soon become a symbol of something else as well – wind power.
Human error has been blamed for a fire which destroyed a wind turbine at the Nissan car plant on Wearside.
MELBOURNE, Victoria, AU, March 1, 2006 (Refocus Weekly) It will cost as much as Aus$1 million for each job created under a government wind energy support system, claims a ‘free market think tank’ in Australia.
Landowners opposed to a planned wind farm in New South Wales will not rule out taking legal action against energy developers.
SUTTON -- The issue of wind power has not died down in the Northeast Kingdom - at the very least not in Sutton.
The president of Connecticut Light & Power Co. urged lawmakers Tuesday to partially reverse the state's deregulation of the power industry, saying consumers will get better rates if his company is again allowed to run some of its own generating plants.
Tests are being sought to determine whether a renewable energy park could be created in Cumbria.
A GOVERNMENT minister was today accused of "lying" over a proposed multi-million pound wind farm for Greenock.
FALL RIVER -- Representatives from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative will meet with city officials today to discuss the possibility of using wind power to meet some of Fall River’s energy needs.
THE world's biggest renewable energy developer is investigating sites for new windfarms near Longhirst and Netherwitton.
A leading opponent of the controversial Cape Wind development proposed for Nantucket Sound has come out against a pending move to kill the project in Congress.
The Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service thought it would be a breeze to get interested parties together earlier this month to work out some kinks in its guidelines on how to build wind turbines with minimal harm to bats and birds.
THERE are now at least SEVEN firm proposals for multi-turbine windfarms in Northumberland, with a further two possible schemes revealed. Aluminium giant Alcan and Scottish Power are hoping to erect 16 turbines each 120 metres tall on land West of the smelter at Lynemouth.
A Planning committee chairman was yesterday forced to use his casting vote to ensure wind speed tests can continue at two sites in Lochaber.
GENESEO -- The devil is in the details, when it comes to lease agreements between companies and farmers.
LISBON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Portugal will carry out one of Europe's biggest tenders for wind power on Wednesday in a bid to cut its heavy fuel bill and clean up its record as a top greenhouse gas polluter.
Today, U.S. Senator Lincoln Chafee sent a letter to four Senate colleagues urging them to reject a proposal to impose a 1.5-nautical mile restrictive zone on offshore energy production. The addition of this provision in the Coast Guard reauthorization bill would essentially terminate an ongoing pollution-free, renewable wind energy project off the coast of New England.
Could it be that the confused senator's judgment is clouded by his personal relationship with certain landowners in Lowell who stand to make huge profits at our expense?
Brussels, Belgium [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] The global wind energy sector experienced another record year in 2005. According to the figures released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) for 2005, the installation of 11,769 megawatts (MW), which represents a 43.4% increase in annual additions to the global market, was up from 8,207 MW in the previous year. The total value of new generating equipment installed was more than Euro 12 billion, or US$14 billion.
During five years of debate over the Nantucket Sound wind farm, there have been arguments about cost benefits and national security, bird deaths and spoiled waterfront views. But when a panel of congressmen meets on Capitol Hill as soon as this week to discuss legislation that could kill the wind farm, the fate of the project may hinge on a single question: Would the turbines threaten navigation on the Sound?