With the news of the arrest of seven people linked to a government promoted renewable energy project, the regional administration has found itself embroiled in a corruption scandal the like of which it has not experienced since the revelations, several years ago, regarding a scheme to excavate a hill in Fuerteventura in the name of art.
BELVIDERE — A Boone County Circuit Court judge could rule next month whether an October decision by the County Board to deny a wind farm was just.
Plans to create England's largest wind farm in Cumbria have been rejected by the government. Editor's Note:The link below will take you to the Whinash decision documents.
Tests are being sought to determine whether a renewable energy park could be created in Cumbria.
The president of Connecticut Light & Power Co. urged lawmakers Tuesday to partially reverse the state's deregulation of the power industry, saying consumers will get better rates if his company is again allowed to run some of its own generating plants.
Human error has been blamed for a fire which destroyed a wind turbine at the Nissan car plant on Wearside.
SUTTON -- The issue of wind power has not died down in the Northeast Kingdom - at the very least not in Sutton.
It is unreasonable to expect wind energy to make a meaningful contribution to reducing CO2 emissions, given wind’s unreliability and the consequent need to meet increasing power needs with reliable capacity. We would be better served by focusing on clean coal. The technology exists to clean coal today and that would make a meaningful difference. The proliferation of wind turbines will not.
THE company behind the plan to build a wind farm on Denshaw Moor has yet to decide whether or not it will appeal against Oldham Council’s decision to refuse permission.
The Statue of Liberty, our nation’s 119-year-old national symbol of freedom, will soon become a symbol of something else as well – wind power.
CHARLESTOWN - In a town where the height of 40-foot buildings recently sparked debate about the preservation of scenic views, how do 450-foot, spinning wind turbines sound?
MELBOURNE, Victoria, AU, March 1, 2006 (Refocus Weekly) It will cost as much as Aus$1 million for each job created under a government wind energy support system, claims a ‘free market think tank’ in Australia.
Landowners opposed to a planned wind farm in New South Wales will not rule out taking legal action against energy developers.
A GOVERNMENT minister was today accused of "lying" over a proposed multi-million pound wind farm for Greenock.
The Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service thought it would be a breeze to get interested parties together earlier this month to work out some kinks in its guidelines on how to build wind turbines with minimal harm to bats and birds.
THERE are now at least SEVEN firm proposals for multi-turbine windfarms in Northumberland, with a further two possible schemes revealed. Aluminium giant Alcan and Scottish Power are hoping to erect 16 turbines each 120 metres tall on land West of the smelter at Lynemouth.
Today, U.S. Senator Lincoln Chafee sent a letter to four Senate colleagues urging them to reject a proposal to impose a 1.5-nautical mile restrictive zone on offshore energy production. The addition of this provision in the Coast Guard reauthorization bill would essentially terminate an ongoing pollution-free, renewable wind energy project off the coast of New England.
THE world's biggest renewable energy developer is investigating sites for new windfarms near Longhirst and Netherwitton.
A leading opponent of the controversial Cape Wind development proposed for Nantucket Sound has come out against a pending move to kill the project in Congress.
A Planning committee chairman was yesterday forced to use his casting vote to ensure wind speed tests can continue at two sites in Lochaber.