Submission by Origin Energy in response to the Issues Paper released by Department of Infrastructure and Department of Sustainability and Environment, December 2005
CENTERVILLE — Winds of change are blowing through Centerville as the town board investigates the pros and cons of the citing of a wind farm on its ridges.
PLYMOUTH - It’s OK for the town to establish where wind towers can be built, but the town can’t limit them to municipal properties, Attorney General Thomas Reilly said.
BEAR CREEK TWP. – The proposed addition of nine massive wind turbines around Crystal Lake would prevent nature lovers from accessing public land, according to testimony at a zoning hearing on Tuesday.
Are renewable energy credits (RECs) and carbon offsets exchanged in totally different markets, with little crossover potential for project developers and investors?
FLORIDA — Hearings on the proposed Hoosac Wind power project that began in August will be continued next week in Boston.
The consensus among the lawmakers seems to be that wind developers' proposals for wind turbines are moving too quickly to the Public Service Board for approval before communities have a chance to fully explore what they would mean. This is a discussion that is overdue at the Statehouse. Lawmakers should call for a time-out on the permitting of commercial wind farms. The people of Vermont deserve a chance to understand the impact of 400-foot-tall turbines on the ridgelines -- before they are built.
This report surveys the intense debate now taking place as to why the chosen strategy is not achieving its objectives. We believe that a principal factor is to be found in the increasingly controversial renewable energy policy, which is widely criticised for its lack of balance and its over-emphasis on onshore wind at the expense of other technologies.
State officials are looking for a few farmers to test the wind with more than a wet index finger. Michigan State University will place five anemometers around the state to measure wind velocity, the first step in gauging whether wind generators are feasible statewide.
Makara Guardians Incorporated filed an appeal yesterday afternoon against the Wellington City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council decision to grant Meridian Energy resource consent for a 70 wind turbine development at Makara.
A spokeswoman for the company said a report into how the fire began was due to be completed within days.
As a boat angler who haunts Nantucket Sound, I'm especially concerned about its fish resources. Yet whenever I have sought solace from Cape Wind and the Corps in the form of cogent answers to my questions, I've gotten only what they hope to harness--wind.
International Experience With Implementing Wind Energy examines the relative costs, advantages and disadvantages of wind generation. In addition, the report explores infrastructure issues, public attitudes toward wind development, and the various policy instruments used to support the development of wind energy in countries that are leaders in implementing wind energy.
The Kittitas County Planning Commission on Monday voted 5-0 to recommend denial of the Kittitas Valley Wind Power Project proposed for 12 miles northwest of Ellensburg.
THE nation's largest wind farm will be built north of Adelaide by the Australian Gas Light Co (AGL).
Campaigners fighting plans for six wind turbines near a mountain bike centre in south Wales are looking to visitors to back their fight to stop the scheme.
A submission to the Victorian Government’s issues paper “driving investment in renewable energy in victoria” ENERGY ISSUES PAPER 40
This report is based on data provided by the International Energy Agency, the Department of Trade & Industry, the Royal Academy of Engineering, Princeton University and a number of other respected sources. It sets out an agenda for Government in the short term and the long term, answering the key issues raised by the Government's current Energy Review related to power generation: the economy, the environment and security of supply.
Vermont should study this recent experience of others before bringing permanent change to the ridgelines and undoing decades of policy aimed at protecting fragile high elevation habitats and scenic beauty.