Posts Tagged ‘votes’

Kansas committee votes against renewable standards

A Kansas Senate committee has voted to repeal the state’s renewable energy standards, which require major utilities to have some energy capacity from a renewable resource. View full post on Wind Power News

August 8 News: Senate Committee Votes To Renew Wind Tax Credit Through 2013

The Senate Finance Committee voted to renew a tax credit for wind power that is set to expire at the end of this year, with several Republicans joining Democrats to support extending the credit for one more year at a cost of $3.3 billion. View full post on Wind Power News

Wiltshire council votes for tough new planning restrictions for windfarms

Tory-controlled council follows Lincolnshire in proposing tougher planning conditions that will effectively stop new developments A revolt in the shires against windfarms has begun with Wiltshire council passing a policy that would effectively ban new turbines, following a similar move by Lincolnshire in June. But the move by the Conservative-controlled Wiltshire council was denounced by […]