We Energies is proposing a wind energy project that could generate more than 200 megawatts of electricity and power some 45,000 homes.
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."
After the proposals for a windfarm at Whinash near Tebay were rejected, residents in another part of the South Lakes are preparing to fight another possible development...
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.
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.
FREEDOM -- Residents here want more information before an energy company erects three 400-foot wind turbines on a ridgeline above their town.
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."
If wind energy really is the energy of the future, as the developers claim, it must prove itself in the market without government subsidies. This has not yet happened anywhere; the projections are all based on artificial models with hidden costs -- costs for you and me, the taxpayers and consumers.
MONTPELIER — The chairman of the Public Service Board has withdrawn from a decision on a commercial wind project in East Haven, leaving the ruling up to two board members.
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.
Hancock, MA: Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort has announced plans to erect a single wind turbine near its summit reservoir, on the western portion of the resort’s lands. This will be the first wind turbine at a ski resort in the United States.
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.
West Texas doesn't have the chance to bring in new industry every day.
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.
FirstEnergy Corp. announced today that it has a 23-year agreement to buy 80 megawatts of wind power from a Pennsylvania wind farm.
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.
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
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.
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.
STRONG public interest is forecast as residents get the chance to see what 230 more offshore wind turbines will look like from Walney Island.