Daily Archives: September 29, 2015

Wind turbine for Haverhill fails at appeal #ENG

By National Wind Watch A controversial planning application for a wind turbine near Haverhill’s Ladygate Wood has lost at appeal – because it did not have the support of local people. St Edmundsbury Borough Council’s Development Control Committee first considered the application for a 78 metre high wind turbine at Nesterfield End in January Read…

Campaigners fight Loch Ness windfarm scheme #SCT

By National Wind Watch Campaigners fighting for a moratorium on new windfarm schemes at Loch Ness and the Great Glen have accused planning authorities of failing to fully investigate the damage they could do. They spoke out after a Holyrood committee snubbed their plea for better protection for the scenic areas. Activists fear the Read…

Stretham wind turbines plan set for refusal #ENG

By National Wind Watch Plans for two wind turbines, with a maximum height of 102 metres, in Stretham are set to be rejected. Applicant Chris Attle’s proposal, for Red Hill Farm, have been recommended for refusal when it is goes before East Cambridgeshire District Council’s planning committee. It also included a crane pad/turning area Read…

National Grid urged to halt Mid Wales cable plans #WLS

By National Wind Watch Campaigners fighting plans to build windfarms and turbines across Mid Wales have called on National Grid to formally withdraw its plans. The Government threw out plans for four windfarms and an overhead pylon earlier this month, but Russell George, Montgomeryshire AM, said he wants National Grid to bring to an Read…

Set record straight on Otis wind project #MA

By National Wind Watch A new vote is coming up in Otis on Oct. 6 to determine whether the voters will grant the town permission to spend a quarter of a million dollars on land for the proposed wind turbine. There has been much confusion about the turbine in Otis, fueled by outside interference Read…

Wind farm would disrupt Mercy Flight operation #NY

By National Wind Watch In addition to the many negative consequences that have been voiced regarding the siting of industrial wind turbines in Yates and Somerset, I am very concerned that these turbines will preclude Mercy Flight from being able to operate in our area. Mercy Flight cannot land where there are wind turbines; Read…

International Alliance on ZEVs seeks to accelerate ZEV adoption; 11 founding government members from N America and Europe

By mmillikin Eleven European and North American governments are the founding partners of the International ZEV Alliance, which has the mission of accelerating global adoption of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs). California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont in the United States; Québec in Canada; and The Netherlands, Norway and the Read Full Article Here…

50% More Range For Tesla Model S In 1-2 Years?

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. With deliveries of the Tesla Model X SUV finally (after a very long wait) set to begin in a few hours, what’s next for the company? That’s the question many — especially Model S owners and soon-to-be owners — are asking themself. Well, of course, Read Full…

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Canada Gets A “C” In Sustainable Leadership

By Roy L Hales Originally published on The ECOreport Canada used to lead the world in promoting sustainability but, according to Chris Winter of Canada Conserves, “has fallen off the mark.” We have an opportunity to change that. Initiatives like the Leap Manifesto and the Province of Quebec’s Sustainable Development Plan show the potential Read…

What Led Volkswagen To Use Emission Cheats

By Sarah Shelton As the story of Volkswagen’s emission defeat devices continues to unfold, details on how the diesel engines were rigged and which cars are affected are slowly coming to light. But executives within the carmaker – along with others involved with the investigation – have said very little on what motivated Volkswagen Read…

Watch The Live-Streaming Model X Launch Tonight

By Jeff Cobb The party starts at eight, don’t be late. Or, if you did not get your RSVP, Tesla is throwing a bash tonight, Pacific time, and oh, by the way, the Model X will be launched and the carmaker will stream it live. Thus far, the $133,200 Signature series has been shown by…

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