BOSSES at Southburn-based company JSR Farming have scotched rumours that a windfarm is set to be built on land near the village.
SALINA, Kan. - The debate over the future of western Kansas as a source of renewable wind energy ranges from those who call it "ridiculous" to those who "don't see any drawbacks to it at all."
Santee Cooper, the state-owned utility based in Moncks Corner, unveiled a $2.5 billion plan Monday to build four new power plants, including two nuclear generators, by 2019 to meet surging demand from new residents and businesses.
But most of the those who are pumping money into the alternative energy sector -- and investing heavily in ethanol, wind and solar power -- are just shrewd people, who understand that it's hard to go wrong when Uncle Sam is helping hedge your bets and guarantee a return on investment.
FREEDOM -- Residents here want more information before an energy company erects three 400-foot wind turbines on a ridgeline above their town.
This has led some to question whether the country's focus on nuclear power has been a strategic mistake.... Wind farms are creating their own political storm. There's one near Beaumont-Hague with five gray turbines about 250 feet tall. On a recent afternoon, the blades weren't moving amid a still wind. Germaine DuPont, who lives with her husband and children about 380 yards away, said she wishes that were always the case. When the blades whirl, "the noise is crazy," she said, adding that she takes sleeping pills to get some rest. "It's intolerable."
Hancock, MA: Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort has announced plans to erect a single wind turbine near its summit reservoir, on the western portion of the resort’s lands. This will be the first wind turbine at a ski resort in the United States.
WASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) -- A proposal made by the Arizona Corporation Commission that will require 15 percent of electricity generated to come from renewable sources by 2025 brings Arizona to the forefront of states with aggressive renewable portfolio standards.
EBENSBURG — An Upper Yoder Township couple wants Cambria County Court to overturn a township variance allowing a wind-measuring tower to be erected on watershed lands near their property.
West Texas doesn't have the chance to bring in new industry every day.
If wind energy really is the energy of the future, as the developers claim, it must prove itself in the market without government subsidies. This has not yet happened anywhere; the projections are all based on artificial models with hidden costs -- costs for you and me, the taxpayers and consumers.
HARTSVILLE - Questions about the status of the wind power project in the Town of Hartsville dominated a special meeting Monday night.
FLORIDA — A tax agreement between PPM Energy and the towns of Florida and Monroe could prevent costly disputes about the land used for Hoosac Wind LLC, a proposal for 20 wind turbines on Bakke Mountain and Crum Hill.
STRONG public interest is forecast as residents get the chance to see what 230 more offshore wind turbines will look like from Walney Island.
Yarmouth leaders must now come up with alternative sites for a wind turbine project after the Federal Aviation Administration ruled that the proposed structures, within two miles of Barnstable Municipal Airport, would be a ''presumed hazard.''
BRUSSELS - European Union leaders gave a push to renewable energy on Friday, eyeing higher targets for sources like wind and solar power as the 25-nation bloc tries to reduce its dependence on foreign energy suppliers.
Altogether, having read Mr. Janson's report and compared it with your letter, I would prefer to leave decisions about renewable energy in Vermont in the hands of the Public Service Board, rather than the legislature.
The South West aims to generate 15 per cent of its power from renewable sources by 2010, compared with 3 per cent at present. But planning consent is a bar to progress, says Luke Gabb
CAMPAIGNERS against proposals for Britain's largest wind farm won their first battle when plans for a wind-measuring mast were turned down this week. The action group Wolds Wind Farm Opposition (WWFO) has been set up in Skerne in a bid to stop one of seven wind farms across the East Riding.
On Route 58 east between Bakersfield and Barstow, Calif., motorists are met with hundreds of wind turbines. They cover much of the mountain ridge for as far as the eye can see. Wind turbines can be awe-inspiring and symbols of energy independence. Or they can be an ugly, intrusive blight on an otherwise scenic landscape.