Posts Tagged ‘Proposed’

Citizens sue province over proposed wind turbine parks

Citizens living near five proposed wind turbine parks in Ontario – including two near Ottawa – have launched a lawsuit alleging the provincial government is allowing the companies behind the projects to defy noise limits. Citizens living near five proposed wind turbine parks in Ontario have launched a lawsuit alleging the provincial government is allowing […]

New Mexico AG, others support proposed wind farms

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, consumer advocates and others have reached a settlement with Xcel Energy over the utility's plans to add more wind power for customers in New Mexico and parts of Texas. The proposed agreement was filed Monday with New Mexico utility regulators for approval. View full post on Wind Power News

Proposed wind farms need to be scrutinized

Clean energy generators such as wind power are the wave of the future as the U.S. and other countries wean themselves off pollutant makers such as oil and coal. Wind energy has several benefits. View full post on Wind Power News

Developer pulls plug on proposed wind farm near Searchlight

Turbine towers as tall as the Palms reach into the sky at the Spring Valley Wind Energy facility near Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada on Aug. 14, 2014. The wind farm is facing renewed scrutiny after the death of a second, federally protected golden eagle at the site. View full post on Wind […]

Shifting currents for proposed wind farms off N.C. coast

As the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management prepares to lease the first of three North Carolina wind energy sites, progress on a pair of locations off Southeastern N.C. remains stalled. In response to concerns about how the Wilmington area could affect North Atlantic right whale habitat areas and the wind power available to a […]

Notice of Public Scoping and Public Meetings for a Proposed …

The U.S. Department of Energy is requesting public input on the scope of an Environmental Assessment for “New England Aqua Ventus I.” DOE is proposing to authorize the expenditure of federal funding by the University of Maine to design, construct, and commission an offshore wind energy demonstration project called New England Aqua Ventus I. New […]

Tax on wind power proposed in North Dakota

Rep. Roscoe Streyle says he wants to level the playing field for coal in North Dakota. Streyle says the tax breaks going to wind generation are affecting the coal industry, which is producing less every year. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power project proposed in Blue Hills, Sask.

Algonquin Power, with support from SaskPower, is trying again to establish a wind energy project in Saskatchewan. Algonquin Power is taking another stab at a wind power project in Saskatchewan, after its original location near Chaplin raised environmental concerns. View full post on Wind Power News

Eversource buys interest in proposed offshore wind farm

Eversource Energy says it has acquired a 50 percent ownership interest in a proposed offshore wind farm off the Massachusetts coast. Officials said the project, known as Bay State Wind, would be located about 15-25 miles south of Martha's Vineyard and when completed could generate enough electricity to power 1 million homes in the state. […]

Turbine critics weigh in on proposed rules for future wind power development

As the state considers a new set of regulations for future wind power projects, Mainers worried about how turbines might affect their scenery and property values have more opportunity to air concerns and offer potential solutions. Janet Chasse of Greenville is concerned that potential turbines in the Moosehead Lake region would hurt the views that […]