Depending upon how many of these towers are erected, this could look like an appendix scar on the side of the mountain.
MANCHESTER The town voted to oppose a proposed wind farm on Little Equinox and authorized the Select Board to spend up to $150,000 to do it during Town Meeting on Saturday.
It is true that alternative energy sources such as wind power have a limited role to play in meeting Britain’s energy needs. But they will only ever have a small role, and if the cost is scarring the increasingly threatened landscape, they should be rejected and other green and more efficient forms, including nuclear power, should prevail.
FREEDOM - A Portland-based energy broker wants to install three wind turbines on a ridge in this western Waldo County town that would provide enough electricity to power 2,000 houses.
Massachusetts has an ambitious goal for renewable-energy development but no realistic plan or guidelines to reach it. The result is a free-for-all with the state lavishing money on wind-power development in the Berkshires, investors and other states benefiting from the largess, and Berkshire towns and residents left in the dark as to the real consequences for our community, our economy, and our beautiful mountains.Editor's Note: Eleanor Tillinghast is head of Green Berkshires, Inc., an environmental group based in western Massachusetts.
Middletown could be getting into the wind turbine business.
Nineteen big windmills are proposed for Highland County ridges. A new state report says: • The windmills could kill large numbers of birds and bats. • They could drive away some tourists. • More study is needed, including collecting animal carcasses if the windmills go up.
MANCHESTER — Voters will be asked today if the town should take a position on a proposal to build five 130-foot wind turbines on Little Equinox. What that position will be and how much it could cost may still be up in the air.
Residents near a proposed wind farm say there is everything to fight for after research equipment plans were blocked.
A Portland-based energy provider has submitted an application to build a small-scale wind power project in Freedom.
OVER 20 Caithness villagers yesterday turned out to protest about plans to build a windfarm in their community.
An MP has vowed to write to Sedgemoor District Council and the government to oppose plans for a wind farm near Brent Knoll.
BEAR CREEK TWP. – Township supervisors plan to vote on an amended ordinance Monday that would relax restrictions on how proceeds from wind turbines can be spent by the municipality.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A 330-mile electric transmission line proposed by Allegheny Energy this week would begin in northern West Virginia and pass through Weirton, Morgantown, Dominion Power's Mount Storm power plant and Berkeley County before ending in Frederick County, Md.
The celebrated conservationist David Bellamy gives the thumbs up to Wairarapa wine but a big thumbs down to wind farms.
Professor Bellamy, patron of the Quartz Hill Reserve Charitable Trust, took a helicopter trip to the Makara coast, before he left the capital.
OG&E Electric Services announced Wednesday it signed a contract with an affiliate of Illinois-based Invenergy Wind LLC to build OG&E’s new wind energy facility located north of Woodward in Harper County.
CONTROVERSIAL wind turbine plans, submitted by one of Workington’s biggest employers, were yesterday rejected by Allerdale councillors.
DENVER - A House committee unanimously approved a measure that requires county assessors to tax wind farms based on how much income they generate, rather than the equipment they use.
An appeal has been lodged with the New South Wales Land and Environment Court over the State Government's approval of 50 wind farm turbines in the southern tablelands.