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Wind opponents backed by experienced lawyer #OH

By National Wind Watch BELLEVUE – A group of local citizens have filed to intervene in the proposal for a wind farm in Erie and Huron counties and they have chosen a powerful law firm to represent them. Apex Clean Energy has submitted an application to the Ohio Power Siting Board to build wind turbines…

Wind project tests sites with FAA #IL

By National Wind Watch The company proposing a wind farm for Morgan County has submitted test sites to the Federal Aviation Administration for evaluation. Apex Clean Energy and the Lincoln Land Wind project filed information for 15 599-foot turbines June 14, according to the FAA website. Apex Clean Energy said in a statement the filings…

Vineyard Wind celebrates opening of Boston office

By Michelle Froese Vineyard Wind’s proposed project was selected through a competitive process in May 2018 to provide clean, wind energy to customers of Massachusetts’ three electric distribution utilities. The contracts between the utilities and Vineyard Wind have already been approved. Vineyard Wind, which is developing the United States’ first-utility-scale wind farm, celebrated the opening…

Wind power moratorium clears Senate #NC

By National Wind Watch Raleigh, N.C. – A three-year ban on new wind farms throughout much of eastern North Carolina cleared the Senate Wednesday on a divided vote. Sponsors said, much as they did last week, that they hope to remove the moratorium language from the bill before it’s final. But Senate Bill 377 moved…

HB6 saves Ohio from not-so-clean wind #OH

By National Wind Watch Ohio’s best wind resources are Iowa’s worst. So why build thousands of massive 600-650-ft. wind turbines in northwest Ohio? It’s all about the subsidies. Wind turbines aren’t green by any stretch of the imagination, although corporations have spent millions in Ohio to convince the public otherwise. Wind turbines produce energy that…

Welcome to the ‘wild west’ of wind law #USA

By National Wind Watch Can a wind farm owner sue a neighbor for interfering with the breeze? That question is high on the radar of renewable energy law experts as government officials push for more offshore wind development and as analysts predict that solar, wind and other alternative domestic power sources could overtake coal. An…

Wind farm cable landing debated #NY

By National Wind Watch Residents of Wainscott and Sierra Club activists were the most vocal of attendees at public hearings June 11 on the cable connection for the South Fork Wind Farm, a 15-turbine project proposed 35 miles off the coast of Montauk. The original developers, Deepwater Wind, now a partnership between Danish energy company…

Wind turbine setbacks not far enough #IA

By National Wind Watch When my Grandchildren come to our place, we fly kites, watch eagles and roam the trails we have mowed along the edge of our property line. Like many people we enjoy our property from fence line to fence line. Setbacks in the agreement (suggested by Invenergy/MidAmerican) from property lines to wind…

Welcome to West Lafayette, wind turbine sanctuary city #IN

By National Wind Watch I am glad to see West Lafayette acknowledged as a sanctuary city for wind turbines. How hard it must be to vote in favor to save the city from climate change. From what I read in the article wind turbines of a regulated height could be erected within the city limits….

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