Residents triumph as Staxton wind turbine rejected

Residents and parish councillors are celebrating after an appeal against the refusal of a wind turbine was rejected. The planning inspectorate has refused a plan for a 78-metre high wind turbine to be built on land at Willerby Pig Farm, Staxton, next to the A64.
1 Aug 2014

Defense bill requires study on Md. wind farm

A proposal to build a wind farm on Maryland's Eastern Shore within 56 miles of the U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River could still be delayed and potentially jeopardized, despite Gov. Martin O'Malley's veto of a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly that would have created a similar delay.
1 Aug 2014

Software glitch costs owners of Scituate wind turbine $45,000

As the 131-foot-long blades of the wind turbine on the Driftway sit motionless, an executive of Scituate Wind LLC said the company has lost more than $45,000 since the machine stopped working on June 26. ..."they’re talking to people in Beijing to get things fixed. They’ve been trouble shooting, but haven’t been able to figure out what the problem is.”
30 Jul 2014

EU price drop hits EDPR

EDP Renováveis reported a 5% year-on-year drop in earnings in the first six months of 2014 as a result of falling European wholesale power prices and exchange rate fluctuations.
30 Jul 2014
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