Posts Tagged ‘Legislature’

Brewer at the Legislature: Wind energy is testament to greed

I went to a meeting about Wind Energy in Mitchell, S.D. this week. There, I met representatives from more than a dozen South Dakota counties, a member of the South Dakota legislature, county commissioners and nearly that many people from Nebraska. View full post on Wind Power News

Will the Ohio legislature allow the wind industry to thrive?

Ohio has far fewer utility-scale wind farms than neighbors Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan and Illinois. This map shows wind farms of 5 megawatts or greater as of last year. View full post on Wind Power News

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Clean Energy Legislation

Late Sunday night, the Massachusetts Legislature passed a compromise energy bill that will significantly increase electricity produced by offshore wind, hydropower and other renewable energy sources. The state's utilities will be required to enter into long-term contracts to purchase power from on and offshore wind farms, as well as power from hydroelectric dams located largely […]

Clock runs out on bevy of bills in Iowa Legislature

The Iowa Legislature’s procedural deadline known as the funnel siphoned off dozens of bills this week that are no longer eligible for consideration and approval. View full post on Wind Power News

By streamlining wind approval, Maine Legislature is preparing to sell out northern Maine

Right now a few southern Maine Democrats are attempting to push a bill through the Legislature that will drastically affect central and northern Maine’s outdoor resources, forests, mountains, tourism, property values and economy. View full post on Wind Power News

Legislature passes energy measure, bill to allow UMaine to compete for wind power project

A bill that aims to help Maine end its heavy dependence on heating oil was passed into law late Wednesday after the state Senate unanimously rejected Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of the measure. View full post on Wind Power News

Pass or die time for Baldwin County bills in Legislature

When the Alabama Legislature convenes Monday for the last day of the 2013 legislative session, it will be pass or die time for several Baldwin County bills. View full post on Wind Power News