They pepper remote California hillsides, loom over west Texas fields and one even spins in the face of South Shore commuters driving through Dorchester on I-93.
Wildlife groups that want to block construction of a wind power project near the Horicon Marsh and its refuge for migratory birds have found a new and unusual ally: the U.S. Air Force.
Important changes to wind turbine approval process: The wind turbine project will now have at least a three phase approval process.
Predictions by bat experts that expanded industrial wind farms in West Virginia will increase numbers of disease-carrying mosquitoes and crop-destroying grasshoppers, locusts, and moths are not the only expected ecological consequences of expanded wind farms. Giant wind turbines take an even greater toll on birds, including many endangered species and birds of prey instrumental in controlling rodent populations, says the Heartland Institute.
HANCOCK — A proposed amendment to the town's zoning bylaw would restrict the height of cell phone towers and wind turbines to 120 feet, effectively prohibiting additional commercial wind energy projects.
Our ridge lines are as precious as they are vulnerable. And wind power’s advocates have yet to make a solid case for spoiling them.
The idea of windmills brings to mind bucolic Renaissance paintings of Dutch landscapes and tulip beds. But that's hardly the experience of some who have to live next to the 400-foot electricity-generating giants being built across America's breezy plains.
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.
SPARTA, Wis. — A proposal to establish a wind farm in Monroe County moved a step closer to reality Wednesday.
Gordon Brown signalled a raft of measures to tackle climate change, which made his 2006 Budget by far the greenest of the 10 he has presented. To many environmentalists, it appeared he was - at last - taking the issue of global warming really seriously.
UP TO 20 per cent of the Highlands would be visually blighted by wind farms if a draft renewables strategy for the region is approved, councillors were warned yesterday.
BEEKMANTOWN -- More than 50 residents filled the usually sparsely attended meeting of the Beekmantown Town Council on Monday night.
HERKIMER — It is a matter of money.
Electricity lines company Eastland Networks has been denied a Commerce Commission exemption to operate its wind-farm at Mokairau, north-east of Gisborne.
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.
An appeal against plans for two wind turbines was thrown into turmoil yesterday after Norwich International airport dropped safety objections at the 11th hour.
Swedish Radio News reports that the opposition Center Party has joined with the government in a new agreement on energy that includes a major effort to develop wind power.
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.
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.
CLWYD West MP David Jones has condemned the proposed 200-turbine Gwynt-y-Môr windfarm off Llandudno.