WIND turbines - clean, green energy providers or a blight on the landscape?
PEETZ - The blades of 40 enormous new turbines are now turning steadily in the winds east of here.
A MULTI-NATIONAL energy company has revealed it wants to build up to 15, 100-metre high turbines on Tallentire Hill, near Cockermouth.
PROTESTERS fighting plans for five wind turbines in a village overlooking the Lake District have lobbied county councillors to ignore guidance and object to the development.
WASHINGTON, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound:
MONTPELIER — Two state agencies continue to take differing views on the future of a closely watched Vermont wind project, according to filings made Tuesday.
....Britain's networks that quietly transmit and distribute energy are the envy of Europe with a reliability rating of 99.98 per cent for distribution and over 99.99 per cent for transmission. It seems reasonable to surmise that this reliability would fast go into reverse with large numbers of micro solar and wind generators feeding in unpredictable small amounts of power.
The Massachusetts Audubon Society gave its preliminary blessing yesterday to a large-scale wind power project off Cape Cod, saying its studies show that turbine blades are not likely to cause significant harm to birds, as the group had once feared.......But the group said its final decision will hinge on additional research of several bird species.
If the Turbines were going to make a reasonable contribution to our power problems or even to our CO2 generation difficulties one might be tempted to grin and bear it, but that is not the case.
Angry residents have accused the developer behind the proposed Rhos Garn Whilgarn windfarm of peddling propaganda instead of producing accurate reports on its potential impact.
HADDON residents fear a wind farm planned for the area will effect health and drop property values.
LONDON Britain said Tuesday that it would miss its own target to cut carbon dioxide emissions by about one-fifth, damaging Prime Minister Tony Blair's bid to lead the war on climate change and attracting scorn from environmentalists.
A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build a new power line through Scotland could be heading for a public inquiry.
West Texas doesn't have the chance to bring in new industry every day.
Philip Bowman, the new chief executive of ScottishPower, yesterday attacked the planning constraints that slow the growth of renewable energy in the UK and he urged the government to stump up greater investment for renewable technology.
FLORIDA — A tax agreement between PPM Energy and the towns of Florida and Monroe could prevent costly disputes about the land used for Hoosac Wind LLC, a proposal for 20 wind turbines on Bakke Mountain and Crum Hill.
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.
FREEDOM -- Residents here want more information before an energy company erects three 400-foot wind turbines on a ridgeline above their town.
HARTSVILLE - Questions about the status of the wind power project in the Town of Hartsville dominated a special meeting Monday night.