WESTBORO— That little surcharge for renewable energy, in the small print of the monthly electric bill, has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for the state’s Renewable Energy Trust.
LONDONDERRY -- There's no shortage of strong opinions here about a possible wind development atop Glebe Mountain.
DENVER - Peetz could have more wind turbines than people if state lawmakers can settle a dispute over how to tax them.
SEARSBURG -- Though the ownership has changed hands, those working on bringing up to 32 new wind turbines to Bennington County say the project will remain largely the same.
CAMPAIGNERS who oppose plans to extend the Blaen Bowi wind farm near Newcastle Emlyn are stepping up their fight this week.
A Lynn waste-water treatment plant could soon get half its power from wind energy. The Massachusetts Maritime Academy is erecting a wind turbine to try to cut its electric bill nearly in half. Hull hopes to save another $500,000 on electric costs, having already powered its streetlights and stoplights for free.
MONTPELIER — The House gave preliminary approval Thursday to an energy bill that clears the way for an expanded home-generated power program.
In that survey, twice as many people said they would find them unacceptable or ugly. That's 2 to 1 against among those who actually had an opinion.
MONTPELIER – UPC Wind Management on Wednesday announced the company filed a petition for a certificate of public good for what would be the state's largest commercial-scale wind-powered electricity generation plant, despite recent opposition from a Northeast Kingdom legislative caucus.
CENTERVILLE — A citizen’s committee in the town of Centerville will conduct a feasibility study and collect facts concerning the possible construction of a windplant in the town.
MASON CITY, Iowa — Windmills are sprouting on hillsides across the Midwest, but this city is encouraging the use of electricity-producing wind turbines everywhere — even in homeowners' backyards.
WIND farm chiefs have denied claims that turbines would have an adverse affect on neighbouring house prices. In last week's Courier Laxton resident Robert Tyrall said that the area around the proposed Sixpenny Wood Wind Farm at Balkholme had already seen a property price drop of 30 per cent.
After a tremendous amount of time spent in a collaborative and meetings regarding wind towers, our town's Planning Commission is unanimous in its support of the town plan. The commission is unconvinced that there are benefits of industrial wind power development on this mountain that supplant the principled planning contained in our current and past town plans and zoning ordinances, all of which were based on an historical interest in the preservation of the Glebe Mountain ridgeline.
The Plaintiffs acquired their properties with the intent of country living, enjoying the wildlife on their properties, some hunt on their properties, some let others hunt on their properties yet the Plaintiffs have suffered the following effects from the erection of the turbines: significant loss of use and enjoyment of their properties, negative impacts on the wildlife on their properties, interference with the ability to hunt and have others hunt on their properties, interference with the electrical functioning of their homes such as satellites, televisions, and the circuitry, destruction of the scenic countryside, a diminishing of the use of the properties for outside functions, lights, noise, trespass by the Defendants onto their properties, damage to their homes from dynamite blasts, cutting down trees by the Defendants on a Plantiff's property, concern for the health impacts of living under turbines, dread, fear and the loss of the previous love for their homes. The Public as well has suffered a loss from the destruction of this scenic and historic area of Taylor County and the complete disregard of FPL Energy, LLC for the endangered species in the area when it constructed Callahan Divide Wind Farm.
Just like a public listening session in January on a proposed wind farm development, the Monroe County Board Room was standing room only during a Sanitation/Planning & Zoning/Forestry Committee meeting Monday.
THE COMMUNITY-owned company behind the massive wind farm proposal in Shetland published their first study into the environmental impact of the project yesterday (Tuesday).
Kittitas County commissioners on Tuesday set March 29 as the date to conduct their own public hearings on the Kittitas Valley Wind Power Project, a wind farm proposed for 12 miles northwest of Ellensburg.
LEWISBURG — If you can’t decide whether wind turbines are an abomination on the land or an answer to rising energy costs, you can now thumb through 340 pages of the siting application submitted to the Public Service Commission by Chicago-based Invenergy.
LONDONDERRY — The developers of a proposed 19-turbine wind facility on Glebe Mountain have struck a deal to sell their power to the state's largest utility, Central Vermont Public Service Corp.