Articles filed under Energy Policy from USA

A worrisome wind bill

We're not anti-wind. We're not anti-industry. We believe that wind farms have a role to play on appropriate land parcels, but this bill would force municipalities to adhere to the state's approval criteria and it would effectively silence opposition from property owners affected by a wind turbine installation.
8 Oct 2010

US renewable energy market likely to fall without incentives

Without an extension of the tax credits, many developers say they won't invest in new projects beyond those they're currently planning to build. The U.S. wind-power market, which has struggled this year amid low power demand and depressed prices for fossil-fueled power generation, will continue to slide if the cash-grant program is not extended.
6 Oct 2010

Delaware energy: Offshore wind faces political blowback

At least six more summers are likely to pass before a Bluewater wind turbine produces any power, and the same is true for more than a dozen sites from North Carolina to New Jersey to Maine. Offshore wind's once impressive momentum has been stalled by a powerful shift in economic, social and political currents, all casting a harsh light on the industry's weakest link -- the high cost.
3 Oct 2010
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