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A commission administrative law judge who considered PSO's proposal has recommended the commission deny the utility's request. The judge recommended denial because the utility did not seek competitive construction bids for the farm and because that work had started before PSO filed its request.
Last week’s energy deal adopted by a majority in the Danish Parliament may turn out to have a sting in the tail for some; More turbines will be moved off the land and into offshore wind farms by 2030, but the ones left could be much bigger than they are today
Expiring tax credits and pushback from opposition groups pose barriers for the wind power in Minnesota, but the industry shows no signs of slowing down in the breezy southwestern part of the state.
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is holding a hearing Monday concerning PSO's Wind Catcher project. The Corporation Commission says the meeting concerns proposed settlements and motions for PSO's Wind Catcher project.
In the past two elections voters have shown, without a doubt, that they are opposed to having Industrial Turbines in Henry County. In counties all over Indiana, voters have expressed the same sentiments. In Henry County the votes, and will of the people, have been totally ignored. I believe that this is wrong.
The amount of wind power generated in America has nearly doubled in recent years. Today, the United States ranks first in the world for electricity generated from wind, according to the Department of Energy. But for some, the shifting winds of the renewable energy revolution isn’t a pleasant one.
Progress is being made on a DeKalb County wind energy ordinance, ahead of an 18-month moratorium that was passed last year and is in effect until September or until an ordinance is passed.
A Canadian renewable energy company has canceled a pair of wind projects near Wichita Falls after a Air Force training base said the project would interfere with its pilot training and radar systems.
The proposed changes include increasing the height of the turbines from 568 feet to a maximum height of 599 feet, which will also result in increased setbacks, the removal of one of the substations (a significant source of noise) and 5.7 to 5.8 miles of overhead lines being buried at a depth of approximately four feet, which would require the addition of three parcels of land to the project.
The Bixby City Council withdrew its opposition to the Wind Catcher Energy Connection power line project Monday evening after Public Service Co. of Oklahoma presented an alternate plan to not only use existing right-of-way through the southern part of the town but to rebuild that route with smaller towers.
Industry leaders and others gather in South Portland for a 2-day conference to explore the future of the power sector in the Northeast.
More than 400 people showed up to a Monitor Township Board of Trustees meeting Monday night to tell officials they are not in favor of wind turbines sprouting up in their community.
VILLENOVA — When it comes to wind turbines, bigger is better, at least according to Mark Lyons, project manager for the Ball Hill wind energy project.
WILMONT — Nobles 2 is sailing along smoothly.
The reports pertaining to Tug Hill reinforce the warnings that many people have issued over how wind turbines interfere with vital functions of the National Weather Service and Fort Drum. Authorities in Lewis County have an obligation to take these concerns seriously as they consider new proposals on the table.
The county will give Somerset $15,000 to help with the cost of trying to stop the Lighthouse Wind project, which would bring as many as 70 turbines, each up to 620 feet tall, to Somerset and neighboring Yates.