Posts Tagged ‘Opponents’

Our View: Wind power opponents should blow off steam at McCrory

It’s hard sometimes to figure out which way the wind is blowing. Either North Carolina supports wind power, or it doesn’t. View full post on Wind Power News

Barack Obama warns his fossil-fuelled opponents he has clean energy to spare

President says conservative opponents including Republican backers the Koch brothers are ‘standing in the way of the future’ by opposing his climate measures Barack Obama has railed against US political and business figures who oppose the expansion of wind and solar power in a speech where he singled out the influential Koch family for criticism. […]

Op-ed: Wind power blows past distortions of fossil-fueled opponents

The op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune by Randy Simmons, a Charles G. Koch Professor of Political Economy at Utah State University, was riddled with factual errors that are a disservice to readers. The Department of Energy’s recently released “Wind Vision” report is no doubt what prompted the rant against wind energy. View full post […]

Wind opponents disappointed with approval of project in Amherst, N.S.

Opponents of wind farm planned for between the John Black Road and Hastings Road are disappointed with the province’s decision to approve the project. “We are not surprised the EA was approved but we are pleased that there are several conditions attached,” group spokeswoman Pam Roberts said Wednesday. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbine opponents write to governor

A group of rural Greenwich residents opposed to the erection of wind turbines near their homes are among more than 850 Ohioans who’ve taken their fight to the governor. Kevin Ledet, chairperson of Greenwich Neighbors United, said members of the Ohio Power Siting Board ultimately answer to the governor. View full post on Wind Power […]

Wind farm opponents say turbine noise is torture

LANDHOLDER friction over Macarthur wind farm is set to boil over at a Moyne Shire meeting tonight with a group linking alleged noise pollution to torture. Controversial lobby group Waubra Foundation has claimed the noise emitted from Australia’s largest wind farm was akin to torture, following on from a council report into the matter. View […]

Wind farm opponents set to hold victory parties over Iberdrola withdrawal

The parties, which are by invitation only, are to celebrate what opponents see as their defeat of the Spanish wind-energy developer, which filed an application for the plant with the state’s Site Evaluation Committee in December but announced last week that it was withdrawing. View full post on Wind Power News

Power line opponents surge against wind energy transmission project

At least 14 people died from overdoses in Kansas City last year. And the influx of people under its hold includes kids. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power opponents say studies are flawed

Windham County State Sen. Peter Galbraith, left, talks about potential wind turbine sites in the Grafton area. View full post on Wind Power News

$4-million turbine fire at Kibby Mountain puts wind energy under new scrutiny by state, opponents

A fire on Jan. 23, 2013, destroyed this turbine at TransCanada’s Kibby Mountain wind farm. View full post on Wind Power News