BARTON – A popular state-owned beach in the Northeast Kingdom will have a clear view of some proposed wind power turbines, and that has some opponents concerned.
MANCHESTER - After a lengthy discussion, residents voted 62-60 against expressing support for a wind turbine proposal on Little Equinox.
MANCHESTER The town voted to oppose a proposed wind farm on Little Equinox and authorized the Select Board to spend up to $150,000 to do it during Town Meeting on Saturday.
On Feb. 24, the citizens of Londonderry voted overwhelming 425-213 against support of industrial-scale wind on Glebe Mountain.....The town has spoken. We hope the state will listen.
It is true that alternative energy sources such as wind power have a limited role to play in meeting Britain’s energy needs. But they will only ever have a small role, and if the cost is scarring the increasingly threatened landscape, they should be rejected and other green and more efficient forms, including nuclear power, should prevail.
Please count me among those that vehemently oppose the expansion of this crazed idea of environmentally 'friendly' energy production. Windmills are NOT environmentally friendly when implemented whis way. Please feel free to use my as an example of someone who is DIRECTLY adversely effected by these noisy, UGLY industrial generators. Editor's Note: This email was sent to Vermont State Representative Rick Hube by Tom Shea, a Searsburg property owner.
Depending upon how many of these towers are erected, this could look like an appendix scar on the side of the mountain.
GALESBURG - Another energy developer is interested in bringing a large-scale wind farm to Knox County.
Residents near a proposed wind farm say there is everything to fight for after research equipment plans were blocked.
FREEDOM - A Portland-based energy broker wants to install three wind turbines on a ridge in this western Waldo County town that would provide enough electricity to power 2,000 houses.
Massachusetts has an ambitious goal for renewable-energy development but no realistic plan or guidelines to reach it. The result is a free-for-all with the state lavishing money on wind-power development in the Berkshires, investors and other states benefiting from the largess, and Berkshire towns and residents left in the dark as to the real consequences for our community, our economy, and our beautiful mountains.Editor's Note: Eleanor Tillinghast is head of Green Berkshires, Inc., an environmental group based in western Massachusetts.
Nineteen big windmills are proposed for Highland County ridges. A new state report says: • The windmills could kill large numbers of birds and bats. • They could drive away some tourists. • More study is needed, including collecting animal carcasses if the windmills go up.
MANCHESTER — Voters will be asked today if the town should take a position on a proposal to build five 130-foot wind turbines on Little Equinox. What that position will be and how much it could cost may still be up in the air.
Middletown could be getting into the wind turbine business.
The Vermont Public Service Board is proposing to change the rules under which wind developers must adhere to construct new facilities to generate electricity.
DENVER -- The state property tax administrator annually would determine the amount of a production tax to be paid by new wind farms under a bill that won unanimous approval Thursday in the Colorado House Finance Committee.
OG&E Electric Services announced Wednesday it signed a contract with an affiliate of Illinois-based Invenergy Wind LLC to build OG&E’s new wind energy facility located north of Woodward in Harper County.
CONTROVERSIAL wind turbine plans, submitted by one of Workington’s biggest employers, were yesterday rejected by Allerdale councillors.
However, because of the intermittent, unpredictable nature of wind, no homes would be powered by the wind industry. Given this limitation and the fact that industrial electricity must be consumed immediately, wind can generate only energy – not capacity – to the electricity grid.
More wind turbines are in front of the Energy and Utilities Board for approval in the Pincher Creek area.