Wind Power - Answers blowing in the wind, part 2

"The major challenge to using wind as a source of power is that the wind is intermittent and it does not always blow when electricity is needed. Wind energy cannot be stored (unless batteries are used); and not all winds can be harnessed to meet the timing of electricity demands."
24 May 2006

New board member sways vote in favor of wind farm

County Board Vice Chairman Dave Taylor strongly objected to votes by Genrich and Karl Johnson, who both won election to the board in March. "Having people vote on an issue of that magnitude who never sat through the hearings or testimony may be legal, but it is wrong," Taylor said by telephone from his home after the meeting.
24 May 2006

Aberdeen wind farm scaled down

The plan for the Aberdeen wind farm would see 23 turbines in a grid pattern stretching along 4km of coastline from the mouth of the river Don to Blackdog. The 500ft tall turbines would be around a kilometre offshore.
24 May 2006

Wind developer slowed by obstacles

"We are waiting," Rapaport said. "We are, as I think most developers are, very interested to see if they can get a signal from the (Public Service) board how easy or difficult it would be to develop wind in Vermont."
23 May 2006

Buzzards Bay wind farm proposed

The proposed sites are about three to four miles off the coast of Sconticut Neck in Fairhaven, Barneys Joy in Dartmouth and Naushon Island, one of the Elizabeth Islands. An estimated 30 to 40 turbines would be erected at each of the three sites.
23 May 2006
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