SHEFFIELD -- Voters said they could accept a wind farm on their small Northeast Kingdom town's ridgelines in an advisory vote Thursday that has been widely watched by other towns that could also be home to windmill developments.
Bingham Township - (12/02/05)--Michigan's first wind farm is one step closer to reality. Ground was broken Friday for the renewable energy project near Ubly, which will most likely see the landscape dotted with huge wind turbines soon.
In the next two years, a Virginia company hopes to pump upward of $400 million into what could be Colorado's largest wind farm on private grazing land near Grover.
Missouri Commissioner of Securities David Cosgrove has issued a cease and desist order against Krystal Planet Corp. and its executives for allegedly selling unregistered securities and deceiving investors.
SHEFFIELD -- The majority of voters at a special town meeting in Sheffield Thursday night said they were in favor of a commercial wind farm in town.
Representatives from New Hampshire and eight other northeastern states are coming close to an agreement on the nation's first large-scale effort to curb carbon dioxide emissions. But concerns raised by Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney last month about the cost of the regulations have caused some to second guess the plan and others to wonder if will ever become law.
THE UK took its fight for a liberal energy market to Europe yesterday as Malcolm Wicks, the Energy Minister, chided his European colleagues for allowing vested interests to keep markets closed.
Some local leaders think Wayne County’s wind-swept drumlins could be used to manage high energy costs.
In reality, nobody has a fog what will happen. This is Virtualia, not the UK. During the last year, global warming has been predicted to lead to wetter winters, drier winters, another ice age, blazing-hot Mediterranean summers killing thousands, greater biodiversity and less biodiversity
SHEFFIELD – Residents here by a 27-vote margin backed construction of the Sheffield wind energy project in a nonbinding paper ballot to assess sentiment on the controversial proposal.
TRENTON — An 89-page interim report released Wednesday outlines progress made by a task force investigating the pros and cons of building wind turbines offshore, but offers no insight into which way it's tilting. The panel will save its findings until its work is completed in March, when it's expected to offer a comprehensive report to Gov.-elect Jon S. Corzine.
Suddenly wind farms are beginning to pop up across North Dakota, and two new projects have been announced this week in northwestern North Dakota.
A COMMUNITY group of concerned citizens has formed in the wake of Snowy River Shire Council approving a development application for a 16-turbine wind farm at Snowy Plain.
(TRENTON) – The Blue Ribbon Panel on Development of Wind Turbine Facilities in Coastal Waters today announced their interim report is publicly available and a public meeting has been scheduled to solicit feedback on the report. Acting Governor Richard J. Codey established the Blue Ribbon Panel by executive order last December. The panel is charged with studying the costs and benefits of developing offshore wind turbines. The interim report represents the progress to date toward meeting Codey’s mandate.
OPPONENTS of the proposed Denmark windfarm claim the community is being unnecessarily divided by claims and counter-claims over the suitability of the Ocean Beach site. They say there has been a distortion of the facts, and have defended the Denmark Shire's rejection of the proposal. Land surveyor Peter Mortimer said the community had already shown it was strongly against the Wilson's Head site chosen by Denmark Community Windfarm Inc (DCW).
MANITOWOC — A Wisconsin wind farm developer has filed a claim against Manitowoc County alleging its 12-month moratorium on wind farms is illegal. Emerging Energies LLP of Hubertus alleges the moratorium, issued May 17, has damaged the company's plans to construct seven large-scale, industrial wind turbines around the village of Mishicot.
Let's just change the names of where the wind power companies want to put their towers from East Haven Mountain, Hardscrabble Mountain, Granby Mountain, Libby Hill, Norris Mountain and the Lowell Mountain Range, to Burke Mountain, Jay Peak, Mount Mansfield, Camel's Hump, Killington Mountain and Mount Equinox. How much of a possibility of municipal approval of scores of 400-foot wind towers on those ridge lines do you think the wind power companies would get? We suspect they would have two chances - slim and none.
Environmentalists in California are taking issue with the way wind power is affecting native bird populations in the area. Citing research by the California Energy Commission (CEC), two groups have launched lawsuits against the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, saying that permits issued for wind turbines do not sufficiently account for the environmental impact of the energy source.
A nearly yearlong effort by the state to figure out the benefits and drawbacks of offshore, energy-producing wind farms is leaving some environmental groups less than blown away.