Welsh Conservatives today called on the Labour Party to clear up growing confusion over whether it supports the controversial Gwynt y Môr wind farm off the North Wales coast.
Hartsville resident Steve Dombert discusses an alternative wind farm plan that could include assistance from Tom Golisano during the Hartsville town board meeting Wednesday night.
Mark Rodgers, communications director of Cape Wind, says it’s "almost a sleazy way of trying to enact policy."
Taking on heavy criticism, the British energy minister and rural affairs minister have agreed to cancel a wind energy program that would supply renewable energy with 27-wind turbine farm, according to the Guardian.
The energy minister is doing it. David Cameron's doing it. People are blogging it. Is DIY power generation going to be the next big thing?
There seems to be no good way to properly site these turbines on unspoiled Appalachian mountains without causing irreparable damage. The State Corporation Commission has an opportunity to do the right thing by heeding the growing warnings about negative, cumulative effects its own experts are offering.
SOUTH LONDONDERRY — Londonderry voters overwhelmingly approved spending $100,000 to fight the proposed wind facility on Glebe Mountain during town meeting Tuesday. Voters also turned out of office a longtime Select Board member who had supported the wind project proposed by Glebe Mountain Energy LLC.
The Tehachapi City Council has conditionally withdrawn an earlier objection to a 445-foot-tall wind turbine proposed to be erected north of Highway 58 and east of the city.
We strongly believe energy efficiency has a critical role in Vermont's energy future. And we support increasing the budget for efficiency as long as additional dollars are first targeted to areas of the state where additional efficiency investments help avoid costly expenditures on the state's electrical system.
Energy Probe's Tom Adams' presentation to the Ontario Energy Association Breakfast Series' "Energy Policy in Ontario: Some Perspectives on the Road Ahead," on March 8, showcased a debate between Tom Adams and Jack Gibbons of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance. Tom's presentation advanced the case for "clean coal" and state of the art coal technologies and appears in full below:
ALBANY — To some Upstate residents, massive windmills are “a blight on the landscape.” To environmentalists and energy companies, they are a low-cost energy source that can reduce society's dependence on oil and gas. The two sides squared off Tuesday at an Assembly hearing over the direction of the state's renewable energy programs. One thing both sides could agree on: this is a fight that is rippling across New York.
The Meredith Town Board appears to want to slow down the drive for wind turbines for a year to allow time for the town to study the issue that has led to the resignation of a town official.
SPANISH FORK — Residents, developers and city officials in Spanish Fork are inching closer to a mutual agreement that would relocate a planned wind farm that has generated the ire of homeowners near the area where it was originally planned to be built.
SUTTON -- Reports of the death of town meeting have been greatly exaggerated, Sutton voters reminded Vermont on Tuesday.
The Upper Lachlan Shire Council has welcomed a New South Wales Government move to review the process for approving wind farms.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The global wind energy industry is expected to enjoy continued strong growth in coming years with total installed capacity seen more than tripling from current levels by 2014, an industry survey showed on Tuesday.
Westman Wind Power Co. plans to spend $1.5 billion to develop eight wind farms in Manitoba, the company announced Wednesday.
CORNING - When it comes to electricity-generating wind farms, there doesn't seem to be much middle ground: People are generally either for them or against them.
WINDHAM -- At town meeting, voters here allowed the town to use $22,679 in revenue for legal fees related to a proposed wind energy development on the ridgeline of Glebe Mountain.
MINISTERS have rejected plans to build Europe’s biggest wind farm in the Lake District in a move which could affect whether EON.UK will press ahead with its controversial scheme in Denshaw.