Posts Tagged ‘payments’

Purcell proposes ‘fairer’ wind turbine payments

Landholders on properties adjoining wind turbines should get a payment recognising the noise and visual impact the turbines have on their lives, Member for Western Victoria James Purcell says. Mr Purcell said the “trickle down” payments to neighbouring properties would also help overcome the division occurring in south-west rural communities over wind farms. View full […]

Stiles Brook payments worry secretary of state

WINDHAM >> Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos says he's “greatly concerned” about a turbine developer's monetary offer to voters during meetings held earlier this month in Windham and Grafton. Though the state attorney general's office has said Iberdrola Renewables' proposed “direct partnership payments” don't violate election law, Condos asserts that the developer is “pushing […]

Gas company special payments dwarf constraint payments to windfarms

National Grid makes figures public for first time as government considers cutting windfarm subsidies before election National Grid made special payments of £300m over the last 12 months to big energy companies sometimes for switching off their power stations in an attempt to "balance" the system. The huge payout dwarfs the £37m paid to windfarms […]

No vote donors caught in wind farm payments row

A COMPANY involving two major donors to the pro-Union Better Together campaign has been accused of trying to shortchange a Highlands community out of millions of pounds. View full post on Wind Power News