We strongly believe energy efficiency has a critical role in Vermont's energy future. And we support increasing the budget for efficiency as long as additional dollars are first targeted to areas of the state where additional efficiency investments help avoid costly expenditures on the state's electrical system.
MINISTERS have rejected plans to build Europe’s biggest wind farm in the Lake District in a move which could affect whether EON.UK will press ahead with its controversial scheme in Denshaw.
Shoreline Beacon — The Saugeen Shores Planning Advisory Committee has recommended council not accept CAW’s wind power proposal. More than 50 people attended Thursday’s public meeting in Port Elgin.
CORNING - When it comes to electricity-generating wind farms, there doesn't seem to be much middle ground: People are generally either for them or against them.
SPANISH FORK — Residents, developers and city officials in Spanish Fork are inching closer to a mutual agreement that would relocate a planned wind farm that has generated the ire of homeowners near the area where it was originally planned to be built.
The Tehachapi City Council has conditionally withdrawn an earlier objection to a 445-foot-tall wind turbine proposed to be erected north of Highway 58 and east of the city.
MONROE - An Oregon-based company has bought the right to develop one of New England's largest and most advanced wind-power projects here, plus another large project nearby in southern Vermont.
The Upper Lachlan Shire Council has welcomed a New South Wales Government move to review the process for approving wind farms.
WINDHAM -- At town meeting, voters here allowed the town to use $22,679 in revenue for legal fees related to a proposed wind energy development on the ridgeline of Glebe Mountain.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The global wind energy industry is expected to enjoy continued strong growth in coming years with total installed capacity seen more than tripling from current levels by 2014, an industry survey showed on Tuesday.
CORNING - Plans to build hundreds of electricity- generating wind turbines have stirred a storm of controversy across several Southern Tier counties.
A Capitol Hill amendment that would likely kill the Nantucket Sound wind farm has met with stiff opposition from Senate leaders behind closed doors, according to Washington sources.
Energy Probe's Tom Adams' presentation to the Ontario Energy Association Breakfast Series' "Energy Policy in Ontario: Some Perspectives on the Road Ahead," on March 8, showcased a debate between Tom Adams and Jack Gibbons of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance. Tom's presentation advanced the case for "clean coal" and state of the art coal technologies and appears in full below:
ALBANY — To some Upstate residents, massive windmills are “a blight on the landscape.” To environmentalists and energy companies, they are a low-cost energy source that can reduce society's dependence on oil and gas. The two sides squared off Tuesday at an Assembly hearing over the direction of the state's renewable energy programs. One thing both sides could agree on: this is a fight that is rippling across New York.
READSBORO — In an informal survey, voters overwhelmingly supported the expansion of the Searsburg wind facility into Readsboro.
Westman Wind Power Co. plans to spend $1.5 billion to develop eight wind farms in Manitoba, the company announced Wednesday.
HARTSVILLE – Rochester billionaire B. Thomas Golisano stopped in Hartsville Saturday to speak with some residents about the community’s windy future.Editor's Note:The complete article is available via the link below.
SOUTH LONDONDERRY — Londonderry voters overwhelmingly approved spending $100,000 to fight the proposed wind facility on Glebe Mountain during town meeting Tuesday. Voters also turned out of office a longtime Select Board member who had supported the wind project proposed by Glebe Mountain Energy LLC.
The Assembly endorsed 94-0 an energy bill that would require 10% of the state's electricity to be generated by wind turbines, solar panels and other renewable energy sources by 2015.
SO 52% of the people in the BBC survey preferred renewables to other sources of energy. This is not much of a surprise if renewables were offered on an "either-or" basis.