Posts Tagged ‘County’

Taiwan county signs with CIP to boost offshore wind power generation

The Chnaghua County government has disclosed it has signed an MoU with Denmark-based Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for cooperation to boost development of offshore wind power generation in central Taiwan. Offshore areas to the west of the central county has advantages of strong wind and shallow waters, making them suitable for developing offshore wind farms, Holst […]

$200M Jay County wind energy center updates construction

The project includes construction of the Bluff Point Wind Energy Center in southern Jay County and 57 General Electric wind turbines, said NextEra Energy Resources in a news release. “This project has been years in the making and it's exciting to see it all come together,” said Zack Melda, project director for NextEra Energy Resources, […]

Black Hawk County supervisors have rejected calls for a temporary ban on wind farms

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that none of the supervisors at Tuesday's meeting made a motion to approve the proposed 90-day moratorium. The group Cedar Valley Citizens for Responsible Wind Energy had sought the moratorium so county officials could get more public input on potential changes to the 2011 ordinance governing wind towers. View full […]

County In South Dakota To Revise Wind Energy Ordinances

Officials from a county in central South Dakota have decided to revise wind energy development ordinances after much public debate. The Pierre Capital Journal reports that the Hughes County Planning and Zoning Commission made the decision Monday after holding a public forum to take questions and discussion on the issue. View full post on Wind […]

League of Women Voters hosts debate on benefits, detriments of wind power in Chautauqua County

In light of the controversy surrounding the growing number of wind power projects in Chautauqua County, the League of Women Voters hosted a debate on the topic at the Jamestown Community College North County Center in Dunkirk. Dr. Mark Twichell, of the group Preservation of Agricultural Land Serenity , urged caution and called for further […]

Hamilton County Park Now Powered by Solar Array

In a state that has already cornered the market on wind energy, Little Wall Lake Park has harnessed the power of the sun. “County conservation should be doing renewable projects, especially using our natural resources the way that we do, finding those renewable and natural resources such as the solar is a great opportunity to […]

Caddo County Couple Fighting Against Wind Turbines

Homeowners in Western Oklahoma are divided over wind energy. While many property owners are leasing their land for wind turbines, others are trying to escape their shadow. View full post on Wind Power News

County Supervisors Receive Update On Wind Energy Project

Representatives from Invenergy met with the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors during their regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 4 giving an update on the project and an approximate timeline of events. “This is letter received from Nick Matchen, Project Development Associate for Invenergy that begins the application process starting a 60 day window […]

Digby County turbine in Mount Pleasant marks decade milestone

As Terry Thibodeau can attest, Digby County can be a very windy place, one of the windiest in Nova Scotia. But that's also what makes it so attractive when it comes to renewable energy and wind turbines. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind farm planned for Dodge County

If all goes according to plan, Nextera Energy Resources will build an 89-turbine wind farm in Dodge County in 2018. A public forum to discuss the project is set for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dec 8 at the Claremont American Legion, 220 W. Front St. Clay Cameron, community development leader for the company, talked […]