Soaring on the wings of new wind-turbine technology, tax breaks, and rising fossil fuel costs, the US wind-power growth picture looks great - except to Edward Arnett, a wildlife biologist who sees a dead bat in it - many thousands of dead bats, actually.
MONTPELIER – Carefully sited commercial wind utilities could help solve Vermont's looming energy crunch, but some people find them visually ugly and their impact on wildlife is unknown, according to experts at a presentation on Tuesday. Editor's Note: The link below is to a letter written by forum attendees Ginny Crittenden, Joyce Hyde and Linda Bly that tells a very story than that reported here by Times Argus.
MONTEREY — Highland County planners now have 60 days to take another look at Highland New Wind Development LLC’s application for an industrial wind facility here.
A national “wind energy developer” hopes to build 50 to 60 massive windmills – each nearly 400 feet tall – on about 8,000 acres of farmland in Centerville Township, and sell “green” electrical power to utilities in the region.
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.
ITALY — As predicted by town officials, there wasn’t much resistance to proposed zoning laws at last night’s public hearing.
A Mix-up in assessing a windfarm application's potential risk to eagles will not have an effect on other plans, the executive has confirmed.
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.
DEVELOPERS of a proposed wind farm near Gunning publicly apologised for retracting their compensation offer to landowners, a public meeting in Gunning on Tuesday night.
PRINCETON — On February 21, when Princeton Light Department Manager Jonathan Fitch drove over Westminster Road to check on the windmills, he got an unpleasant surprise.
Tests are being sought to determine whether a renewable energy park could be created in Cumbria.
Landowners opposed to a planned wind farm in New South Wales will not rule out taking legal action against energy developers.
Human error has been blamed for a fire which destroyed a wind turbine at the Nissan car plant on Wearside.
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.
SUTTON -- The issue of wind power has not died down in the Northeast Kingdom - at the very least not in Sutton.
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.
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?
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.
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.