Tony Blair, before Christmas 2005, admitted that wind power was not effective in the fight against global warming. Think on it.
NISKAYUNA -- General Electric Co. and the U.S. Department of Energy plan to spend $27 million over the next four years to develop the next generation of offshore wind turbines.
CERES is the latest area in north east Fife being considered as the location of a windfarm.
MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Four proposed windmills on a Northeast Kingdom ridgeline should be rejected by the Public Service Board because the site adjoins thousands of acres of wilderness that the state helped to conserve, a hearing officer recommended Friday.
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.
A Debate about whether windfarms and wild land are compatible is to be held in Aberdeen.
WASHINGTON --Massachusetts U.S. Rep. William Delahunt is asking for a hearing on whether the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm's 130 turbines could hamper civilian and military radar systems in the area, possibly endangering homeland security.
Some wind turbines proposed for Amaranth are facing scrutiny by Grand River Conservation Authority, and others are finding a mix of opposition and approval from residents.
LONDONDERRY -- The Planning Commission is recommending that a developer start over in its efforts to gain approval for a wind generation plant on top of Glebe Mountain.
RICHMOND — A bill to give localities the option of how to tax wind utility equipment passed the House of Delegates Monday by a margin of 10 votes.
Mr Blair questioned whether the UK can meet its future energy and environmental needs without nuclear power. He said renewable energy must form a larger part of the UK energy mix but stressed nuclear might be "part of the answer". He said: "I still think there is a major challenge - and this is what the energy review will answer in the next few months - as to whether we can really make sure we meet both our energy needs and our environmental targets without nuclear power in the mix."
Even if federal ridge lines were forever protected, and that is a very dangerous assumption, there is sufficient privately-owned mountain terrain here with attractive enough wind scales for developers to significantly downgrade the scenic values that are the backbone of Bath’s economy and the promise of its future. The stakes for Bath could be every bit as high as they are now for Highland.
Mark Rodgers, communications director of Cape Wind, says it’s "almost a sleazy way of trying to enact policy."
Against an accusation of an appearance of conflict of interest, Amaranth Township records indicate that Mayor Bob Currie declared his interest in the rezoning of his own and his son's properties for the planned installation of wind turbines.
A Formal application for a £50million windfarm close to Lochan Shira reservoir, near Dalmally in Argyll, has been lodged with the Scottish Executive.
McIntyre Township supervisor Albert E. Boyer Wednesday told the county zoning hearing board that he supports the proposed construction by Vermont-based Catamount Energy Corp. of 47 wind turbines in northern Lycoming County.
RICHMOND — Five state agencies plus the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers believes Highland New Wind Development’s application for a wind project is insufficient.
Windpower will do nothing about our dependence on foreign oil and virtually nothing about global warming, despite the ardent beliefs of its supporters.
Once an unusual site – a tourist destination – windmills and wind farms are sprouting up, or soon will make a presence, on seemingly every high mountaintop in our region. And understandably, not everyone is happy. Certainly, some Somerset County residents still are angry years after windmills “invaded” their hillsides.
MANCHESTER — Endless Energy, the company proposing to build five 390-foot wind turbines on Little Equinox, plans to move forward with the project despite a town vote against it.