Highland New Wind Development LLC remains optimistic about building Virginia's first major wind farm despite concerns from state agencies about its environmental effects.
The wind and waves that buffet the Humboldt County coastline make little secret of their power.
Government plans to boost renewable energy will hit ano ther snag this week with the decision of Scotland’s largest conservation group to come out for the first time against a wind farm. The National Trust for Scotland (NTS), which has 291,000 members, is objecting to an application to erect 17 turbines on Knoweside Hill, two and a half miles from Culzean Castle in Ayrshire.
SALEM -- Gov. Ted Kulongoski wants all the electricity used by state agencies to come from brand-new renewable sources such as wind and sun power -- and he wants that done in an ambitious four years.
"Wind power is unfortunately not the holy grail of electricity supply for the future. Despite this energy source, wind, being free, the very high capital investment required and the high maintenance costs result in high generating costs."
Several bills in the Michigan Legislature are circulating to promote wind power and other forms of alternative energy.
Families in a conservation village have come out fighting against plans which could pave the way for a nine-turbine wind farm on their doorstep.
A destroyer of natural landscapes and human health, or the solution to New York’s dependence on costly fossil fuels — that’s how wind farms were described as both opponents and advocates took turns speaking at a hearing last Tuesday before the Assembly energy committee.
The impact of wind farms on the landscape of Northumberland is to be discussed by MPs at Westminster.
Hamilton's Wel Energy has jumped on the wind farm bandwagon with the announcement of a $140 million farm near Raglan.
In a surprising turn of events, the Vermont Public Service Board hearing officer in the East Haven wind project case has recommended the PSB deny a certificate of public good for the project.
One Wisconsin group is trying to educate the public on the realities of wind energy. David Korinek with WINDCOWS (Wisconsin Independent Citizens Opposing Windturbine Sites) says they are not at all opposed to wind power. They are just looking for some responsible regulation and adequate setbacks from property lines.
The Air Force continues its pledge to be a leader in energy stewardship. For the last six months, the Air Force has been working on a strategy to have energy as a consideration in nearly all of its activities, from operations to acquisition. The Air Force is increasing efforts to reduce the demand for energy using good building design, advanced planning tools for operations, more efficient jet engines and better conservation practices, said Undersecretary of the Air Force Dr. Ronald Sega.
During a general town board meeting on March 9th the Town of Clinton ( Churubusco) was served with an Article 78 which asks the judge to overturn Local Law #1 of 2005 that allowed Wind Energy Facilities in Clinton.
Neighbours of Windflow Technology's prototype turbine on Gebbies Pass have begun complaining about its noise again.
Mr. Charlebois is fond of saying that his company "shares local values." Let him demonstrate it by withdrawing his application to build commercial wind towers on Glebe Mountain.
CERES is the latest area in north east Fife being considered as the location of a windfarm.
Tony Blair, before Christmas 2005, admitted that wind power was not effective in the fight against global warming. Think on it.
Images released by opponents of a proposed wind farm in Somerset claim to show the real impact of the controversial scheme. A planning application is expected to be lodged with Sedgemoor District Council at the beginning of next week for the five-turbine scheme between Brent Knoll and Burnham-on-Sea.
A Debate about whether windfarms and wild land are compatible is to be held in Aberdeen.