The drive to increase Britain's offshore wind energy was given a significant boost today as details were announced of how their connection to the electricity network onshore would be funded and operated.
A county council has given the thumbs-up for investigative work to be carried out at a Carmarthenshire wind farm.
Winona County’s proposed wind turbine project moved toward the end of its study phase this week when the county board of commissioners approved an additional $44,000 in seed money.
PRINCETON— Proponents of Princeton Municipal Light Department’s proposed windmills filled the meeting room to support the new turbines plan at a Department of Telecommunications and Energy hearing last night.
Controversial plans for a wind farm on the outskirts of Burnham-On-Sea have been deemed "invalid" by district planners, we can reveal.
BEEKMANTOWN -- Residents are looking to blow back the wind-power project proposed for the Rand Hill Road area.
BENSON - The fields around Benson may be dotted with power-generating wind turbines in a few years.
Thankfully an informed electorate is telling our powers that be to look elsewhere for answers to our electrical needs.
DENVER -- Concerns about the constitutionality of a bill aimed at luring wind farms to northeast Colorado forced Sen. Greg Brophy, R-Wray, to postpone a final Senate vote Thursday.
WASHINGTON, March 30 (UPI) -- The April 26 deadline for applications for allocation of congressionally authorized clean renewable energy bonds is fast approaching and it's unclear whether the sanctioned amount of $800 million will be enough to serve the growing interest in renewable energy projects.
As is too often the case we have failed to engage in advance thinking and are therefore slugging it out town by town in the after-the-fact regulatory process. The process is bitter, expensive, stressful and time consuming.
Your [Boston Globe] front page headline of March 29, "Audubon review supports wind farm" was a rush to judgment according to Vernon Lang, supervisor of Fish and Wildlife’s New England field office, the agency lead official on the Cape Wind proposal. Editor's Note: This letter has been submitted to the Boston Globe.
Officials at the Massachusetts Audubon Society said yesterday that, despite this week's decision by the powerful conservation group to conditionally endorse the controversial 130-turbine Cape Wind power project, the group will continue to consider other projects in the state on a case-by-case basis.
It is not necessary to sacrifice the privilege of Massachusetts' magnificent coastline which sustains us. In allowing the destruction of an ecological sanctuary like Nantucket Sound we will fail in our commitment to uphold the public trust placed in us to protect our coastline for future generations.
Olds was afraid that by installing the electricity-generating equipment as a demonstration project at the Marina, the city would be promoting wind turbines, which would send the wrong message to the public. So Olds added a stipulation to which the council agreed: before accepting the Southwest Wind Power turbine, the Golden Gate Audubon Society would have to give its O.K. to the project. It did so on Wednesday, with a caveat—GGAS asked the city to monitor the turbine and to remove it if it killed birds.
Changes suggested during a public meeting in January on Mono's wind generation policy have been made to a draft bylaw and a decision on whether to pass it will likely be made after the town's revised Official Plan is adopted. Most of the changes were to make the wording of the bylaw clearer.
Ipswich should be focusing on how to get the average kwh cost down to 10 cents or less, not wasting time on some politically correct marginal trifle that will do nothing to achieve electric rate relief.
March 29 UK Prime Minister Tony Blair called for a technological revolution such as the creation of the Internet to fight global warming.
Public testimony heard by Kittitas County commissioners went late on Wednesday night and was deeply divided on the Kittitas Valley Wind Power Project, a wind farm proposed for 12 miles northwest of Ellensburg.
MARS HILL - With materials on the ground and contractors on site, a Bangor-based corporation is moving forward on its project to develop a wind farm in northern Maine.