Arizona focuses on renewable energy

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.
28 Mar 2006

A rural revolution

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
27 Mar 2006

Cambria wind-energy growth seen

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.
27 Mar 2006

FAA rejects town's turbines

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.''
27 Mar 2006

First victory in wind farm battle

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.
27 Mar 2006

PSU AG Scientists Tout Alternative Energy Sources at Expo

UNIVERSITY PARK -- Converting agricultural commodities into energy can help the environment, reduce the country's reliance on foreign oil and open new markets for farmers, according to experts in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. To illustrate the benefits of biofuels and other renewable energy sources, faculty and extension specialists from the college will present exhibits at the Pennsylvania Clean Energy Expo, March 31-April 1 at the Bryce Jordan Center on Penn State's University Park campus.
27 Mar 2006
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