Posts Tagged ‘move’

Insulation company to close Maine plant, move to Texas

The Portland Press Herald reports Owens Corning announced Monday the plant was closing and moving its machinery to Wichita Falls, Texas. Owens Corning spokesman Todd Romain says the 60 employees who are being laid off will not be relocated. View full post on Wind Power News

Bill to move Monhegan wind power project draws crowd to legislative hearing

Lawmakers heard passionate, conflicting testimony Tuesday from dozens of people on a bill aimed at moving a nationally significant wind energy test site farther from Monhegan Island. Supporters said views of two massive floating turbines would jeopardize tourism, lobster fishing, migrating birds and the sense of serenity associated with Monhegan's wild beauty. View full post […]

Remote Alaskan villages move from diesel to wind power

Alaska may be home to much of the nation’s fuel resources, but that doesn’t mean power comes cheaply up there. This, however, could be changing with a little help from the wind. View full post on Wind Power News

Australia needs to accept the move to clean energy

Australia is at an historic economic turning point. The mining boom is over. The price of Australia’s two largest exports, iron ore and coal, has collapsed for structural reasons. View full post on Wind Power News

MD Officials Plan To Move Further In Wind Energy Source

Environment Maryland is planning on meeting Thursday to discuss the benefits of more wind power in the state. Officials reportedly believe if Maryland switches to using more wind power by the year 2030, it will contribute to 30% of the nation’s electricity needs. View full post on Wind Power News

Proposed wind farm near wildlife refuge will move

An Oregon-based company says it no longer plans to build what would have been the state’s largest wind farm in northwest Missouri. The proposed Mill Creek Wind Energy Project was to be built near Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge in Holt County. View full post on Wind Power News

Urban Airship plans move into Vestas’ Pearl District offices

The atrium on the third floor of Vestas’ Portland offices. The company moved into the former Meier & Frank warehouse last year after a $66 million remodel. View full post on Wind Power News

NaturEner to move wind turbines to protect birds

A San Francisco-based wind energy company building a 126-tower wind farm on private land in north-central Montana has agreed to move 25 of the towers farther away from raptor nests. View full post on Wind Power News

Their View: U.S. must move ambitiously toward clean energy

President Obama recently visited a factory in Newton, Iowa, that builds wind-turbine blades, contrasting the industry of the past – Maytag left the town in 2007 – with a vision of a future with middle-class green manufacturing jobs. View full post on Wind Power News

Vt. wind project builder to move parts by rail

The Vermont utility building a 21-turbine wind power project on Lowell Mountain plans to deliver turbine parts by rail, saving an estimated 20,000 miles of truck traffic. View full post on Wind Power News