General Electric warms up a slice of nuclear pie

"We are very bullish on the nuclear market," said Lorraine Bolsinger, a corporate vice-president at General Electric. "Any debate on climate change and the need for zero emissions has got to include nuclear in the mix of fuel diversity," she said in Melbourne. The variability of renewable energy sources like wind and solar means they can't contribute more than 10 or 15 per cent of the total.
26 May 2006

Hain criticised for wind farm comments

The Conservatives have criticised Welsh Secretary Peter Hain for his comments about the huge Gwynt-y-Mor wind farm planned off the North Wales coast. Hain said the project was a "litmus test" of how seriously Wales was taking climate change.
26 May 2006

Turbines on hold

Orleans, MA. Is the wind turbine project proposed for the watershed to provide electricity to the iron and manganese plant in danger? According to board of water commissioners chairman Kenneth McKusick, the answer is yes.
26 May 2006

New wind farm storm gathers

The proposal, Isaksen said, made her think of battles to keep out a landfill and sewage treatment plant. And now here comes Jay M. Cashman, a prominent Boston developer, with his plans to build 120 wind turbines in the bay, each of which would rise 450 feet into the air, with some as close as 2 miles to shore
25 May 2006

Council votes to fight wind turbines plan

CAMPAIGNERS fighting proposals for a wind farm between Brent Knoll and Burnham have had a major success this week. Brent Knoll Parish Council decided to object to plans to build five wind turbines at Inner Farm near the village at a meeting on Monday.
25 May 2006
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