A GROUP of residents is making a desperate, last-ditch attempt to prevent the construction of Suffolk's first wind farm - because of alleged shortcomings by a local authority when it gave the go-ahead.
Lines company Wel Networks battled a tough crowd at Te Uku near Raglan last night at the first of several public meetings to discuss its proposed $140 million wind farm.
A second proposal for wind farm development in Hartsville - devised by a group of town residents - will be explained at a meeting early next month.
Anti-wind farm campaigners have urged Highland councillors to suspend any further schemes.
DENVER - Renewable-energy advocates accused the state of doing the bare minimum to promote wind and solar power in its new rules.
RICHMOND — Formal respondents in Highland New Wind Development’s case pending before the State Corporation Commission are adding to a long list of concerns expressed already by a variety of state agencies. Among those who have weighed in recently are the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which expresses serious doubts about environmental reviews conducted thus far.
Facing a worsening crunch in the supply of electricity, soaring prices, and rolling blackouts, top New England utility officials are thinking about some once-unthinkable solutions: more coal and nuclear power.
Rutland-based Catamount Energy Corp., a developer, owner, and operator of wind energy projects in the United States and Europe, has retained the investment firm Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a financial adviser, Catamount said on Wednesday.
You can forget about the proposed power plant along West Grand Traverse Bay in Leelanau County.
Organizations behind the development of North America's first urban wind turbine have applauded the provincial government's announcement on Standard Offer Contracts (SOC).
Exxon spokesman David Gardner said the company believes the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere may pose significant risk and that it has reduced greenhouse emissions at plants and refineries. "Our actions on carbon dioxide are widely misunderstood by many," he said in a telephone interview. He said cogeneration, or using waste heat and steam to produce electricity at plants, has reduced greenhouse gases by nine million metric tonnes per year. But Exxon has not set emissions limits and it does not invest in the production of wind and solar power because the company does not believe those technologies are economically viable yet, he said.
A new photomontage shows how the wind farm would look at Brent Knoll
Objectors are to fight plans which could see one of Argyll's most scenic lochs surrounded by four new windfarms with a total of 76 turbines.
WAREHAM — A wind turbine could power four town buildings if a proposal wins approval.
READSBORO — Proposals for wind energy have been buffeted in recent weeks by a series of decisions seemingly unfavorable to the growth of the industry in Vermont.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued orders rejecting exemptions from the standard interconnection rule for wind generators (Order No.661-A) sought by the Midwest Independent System Operators (MISO) and the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) and all of the transmission owners in their respective regions.
Highland Council is set to consider the future location and development of green energy projects.
Electricity lines company Eastland Networks has been denied a Commerce Commission exemption to operate its wind-farm at Mokairau, north-east of Gisborne.
CLWYD West MP David Jones has condemned the proposed 200-turbine Gwynt-y-Môr windfarm off Llandudno.
I can also announce a new fund, initially £50 millions, for microgeneration technologies which make it possible for homes and businesses to generate their own renewable energy. The purpose of this £50 million fund is to show how we can make these technologies from wind turbines to solar heating, affordable to schools, housing associations, businesses including local authority tenants – initially 25,000 buildings.