Residents have concerns about wind farm

CORPUS CHRISTI - A wind farm for Kenedy County was the focus of a crowded and somewhat heated debate Monday night. Wind power is described as 'clean and cost effective energy', but it's not without its concerns. The Coastal Bend Bays Foundation hosted a forum to allow company officials to meet with the public.
15 Mar 2006

FirstEnergy Signs Power Purchase Agreements for Two Wind Power Projects Being Developed in West Virginia

AKRON, Ohio, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) announced it has entered into 20-year agreements to purchase the combined 250- megawatt (MW) output of two new wind power generation projects being developed in West Virginia by US Wind Force, LLC, a renewable energy company based in Wexford, Pennsylvania, and its joint venture partner Padoma Wind Power, LLC, based in La Jolla, California.
15 Mar 2006

Crawford County clears way for wind power

Officials in Crawford County are offering a warm welcome to windpower, and a proposal to build more than a hundred generators. Crawford County Zoning Administrator Duane Zenk says they've cleared the way for some zoning changes in rural areas near Schleswig and Ricketts at the request of a developer.
15 Mar 2006

Contract for largest windmill powers wind energy

BEIJING, March 14 -- Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group has been awarded a clean energy contract by German-based Aerodyn Energiesysteme GmbH to jointly develop the largest windmill in China, in a move to boost the use of wind energy to try and resolve the country's soaring power demand.
14 Mar 2006

Windfarm is Inefficient

Figures from Ofgem for Cefn Croes, from March to September 2005, say the 39 wind turbines gave an overall output of 14 megawatts. The grounds given for planning approval said output would be bigger than 50 megawatts.
14 Mar 2006
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