SIBLEY – The Ford County Board has cleared the way for possible development of a wind farm.
FREEDOM -- Residents here want more information before an energy company erects three 400-foot wind turbines on a ridgeline above their town.
SALINA, Kan. - The debate over the future of western Kansas as a source of renewable wind energy ranges from those who call it "ridiculous" to those who "don't see any drawbacks to it at all."
This has led some to question whether the country's focus on nuclear power has been a strategic mistake.... Wind farms are creating their own political storm. There's one near Beaumont-Hague with five gray turbines about 250 feet tall. On a recent afternoon, the blades weren't moving amid a still wind. Germaine DuPont, who lives with her husband and children about 380 yards away, said she wishes that were always the case. When the blades whirl, "the noise is crazy," she said, adding that she takes sleeping pills to get some rest. "It's intolerable."
Renewable forms of energy have been ruled out to provide all of Scotland’s needs and instead the government could look to nuclear energy (The Scotsman).
Santee Cooper, the state-owned utility based in Moncks Corner, unveiled a $2.5 billion plan Monday to build four new power plants, including two nuclear generators, by 2019 to meet surging demand from new residents and businesses.
EBENSBURG — An Upper Yoder Township couple wants Cambria County Court to overturn a township variance allowing a wind-measuring tower to be erected on watershed lands near their property.
BOSSES at Southburn-based company JSR Farming have scotched rumours that a windfarm is set to be built on land near the village.
We Energies is proposing a wind energy project that could generate more than 200 megawatts of electricity and power some 45,000 homes.
TISKILWA - Local developers are continuing preparations to build a small-scale family-owned wind farm in Bureau County despite resistance to tax breaks for the project.
MONTPELIER — The chairman of the Public Service Board has withdrawn from a decision on a commercial wind project in East Haven, leaving the ruling up to two board members.
Rural Tucker County, W.Va., has 44 mountaintop windmills. They're tall enough that their rotating blades can be seen for miles, and loud enough that their whooshing sound is heard in the nearby hollows.
On Route 58 east between Bakersfield and Barstow, Calif., motorists are met with hundreds of wind turbines. They cover much of the mountain ridge for as far as the eye can see. Wind turbines can be awe-inspiring and symbols of energy independence. Or they can be an ugly, intrusive blight on an otherwise scenic landscape.
A company is planning to develop an €85m windfarm off the coast of County Louth, it emerged today.
STRONG public interest is forecast as residents get the chance to see what 230 more offshore wind turbines will look like from Walney Island.
CAMPAIGNERS against proposals for Britain's largest wind farm won their first battle when plans for a wind-measuring mast were turned down this week. The action group Wolds Wind Farm Opposition (WWFO) has been set up in Skerne in a bid to stop one of seven wind farms across the East Riding.
Yarmouth leaders must now come up with alternative sites for a wind turbine project after the Federal Aviation Administration ruled that the proposed structures, within two miles of Barnstable Municipal Airport, would be a ''presumed hazard.''
Alistair Darling will make a hard-hitting attack on the Liberal Democrats' energy policy today as he condemns Sir Menzies Campbell's decision to rely on wind, wave and tidal power as populist and simplistic.
FirstEnergy Corp. announced today that it has a 23-year agreement to buy 80 megawatts of wind power from a Pennsylvania wind farm.
The South West aims to generate 15 per cent of its power from renewable sources by 2010, compared with 3 per cent at present. But planning consent is a bar to progress, says Luke Gabb