Posts Tagged ‘Fire’

Fire damage to GRDA plant could hit $200 million

Damage from a July 1 fire at the Grand River Dam Authority's main generating facility in Chouteau could reach $200 million, officials with the state-owned utility said Thursday. GRDA spokesman Justin Alberty said the total cost of the fire is expected to be $85 million to $200 million, depending largely on the cost to rebuild […]

Sarasota opens new fire house on bee ridge road in effort to update fire safety

Sarasota County opens its newest fire station today. Fire Station No. 12 will serve the area around Bee Ridge Road. View full post on Wind Power News

Crews put out large 1,300+ acre MO grass fire

At least 1,300 acres have burned as more than 75 firefighters fought the fire on Thursday.Read more at Firefighters were called to a large grass fire on 92 Highway and Centennial Bridge on Thursday. Read more at Firefighters were called to a large grass fire on 92 Highway and Centennial Bridge on Thursday […]

With no buyers, Fire Island Wind delays adding wind turbines

Plans to add wind turbines to the Fire Island Wind project were suspended earlier this month when the project ran into a hitch: No one wants to buy the power. Suzanne Gibson, senior director of energy development for Cook Inlet Region Inc., said the independent power producer had to cancel construction and shipping contracts that […]

ElectionsMinden tax would fund township, fire servicesMinden tax…

Minden tax would fund township, fire services Minden Township is proposing a 1.5-mill tax that will go toward general operating expenses Check out this story on A new formula for the fire tax in Minden Township would lower the percentage residents would pay, and allow the township to dip into the tax money […]

Ken Braun: If the climate is ablaze, why waste time and money on wind-powered fire trucks?

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts we can’t stop the impact of rising seas and flooded cities, and demands radical cuts to carbon emissions or Doomsday will be worse. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewable energy under fire in Kansas, across U.S.

State government mandates requiring utilities to buy a certain portion of their power from renewable resources are coming under fire across the U.S., but so far legislatures have been able to turn back efforts to repeal them. View full post on Wind Power News

OutKast, Muse, Arcade Fire, the Replacements to anchor Coachella fest

Jean Peters Baker is expected to offer a status report on her investigation. A Nodaway County judge appointed Baker as special prosecutor in October amid an international furor over the decision by the prosecutor there to drop charges. View full post on Wind Power News

Kahuku wind farm running after fire last year

A First Wind farm in Kahuku is running again after a fire last year caused the wind mills to stop spinning. View full post on Wind Power News

Turbine fire illuminates need for reporting mandate

A fire on Jan. 23, 2013, destroyed this turbine — one of 44 at TransCanada’s Kibby Mountain wind farm in northern Franklin County. View full post on Wind Power News