Tagged Legal

Options available for Wind 2’s continued operation #MA

By National Wind Watch Selectmen were presented with an option Monday that could bring one of the town’s two municipal wind turbines back into operation further from abutters on Blacksmith Shop Road. A Barnstable Superior Court judge ordered both turbines be shut down in June 2017, prompting selectmen to evaluate options for what to do…

Report: Moving disputed Falmouth turbine would cost $3M #MA

By National Wind Watch FALMOUTH – One of the two wind turbines under a court order never to operate at their current spot may spin again on the wastewater treatment plant property, a little less than a half mile north from where it now stands. Accomplishing the move, however, would cost the town just over…

Judge approves Tesla SEC settlement

By [email protected] (Eric C. Evarts) A federal judge in New York gave final approval Tuesday to the $40 million settlement between Tesla, its chief executive officer Elon Musk, and the SEC over Musk’s tweets about plans to take the company private. The approval comes following Musk’s tentative settlement on Sept. 29, in which he agreed…

What’s next for Falmouth turbines? #MA

By National Wind Watch FALMOUTH – On Monday, the public will get a glimpse of what the future holds for two 400-foot wind turbines that have stood silent and unused since a Barnstable Superior Court judge ordered them to never again operate at their wastewater treatment plant location 18 months ago. One turbine won’t be…

Agency changes tone on large-scale renewable siting #NY

By National Wind Watch ALBANY – A top Department of Public Service official told renewable developers on Wednesday that the agency is working to make the state’s permitting process for utility scale wind, solar and fossil fuel projects “frictionless.” Sarah Osgood, the agency’s director of policy implementation, has been tasked with addressing challenges with Article…

California: beyond 100% renewables

By By John Anderson in Santa Clara IN DEPTH | California passed a law for 100% carbon-free power by 2045, but the next governor is likely to raise the bar further, writes John Anderson Read Full Article Here For more great articles: www.rechargenews.com

Bollinger Motors Announces All-Electric B2 Pickup Truck

By Blagojce Krivevski Bollinger Motors unveiled a special preview of the company’s newest vehicle design: the all-electric, all-wheel drive B2 Pickup truck. The new street-legal B2 Pickup truck is the latest product of Bollinger Motors, gleaned from the company’s extensive development of the B1 Sport Utility Truck. As Bollinger Motors moves through the final stages…

Same rhetoric at latest public hearing on wind farms #IL

By National Wind Watch PAXTON – Three weeks after a heated public hearing held by the Ford County Planning Commission produced feedback from both sides of the wind-farm debate, the process repeated itself again last Wednesday night in a hearing held by the Ford County Zoning Board of Appeals. During last week’s public hearing at…

Apex’s claims simply don’t wash around here #NY

By National Wind Watch There is a power struggle taking place in Somerset and Yates regarding those who support the Lighthouse Wind project and the majority who oppose it. It is interesting to watch how Apex reps are doing it using age-old tactics. It seems that they’re taking a few pointers from Robert Greene’s The…

Farmersville sets public hearing on new wind turbine law #NY

By National Wind Watch FARMERSVILLE – The Farmersville Town Board will conduct a public hearing on a proposed new wind turbine law at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Farmersville Fire Hall. It’s unclear whether the board could vote on the proposed local law immediately following the public hearing. The Cattaraugus County Planning Board returned…

An Open Letter To GE CEO Lawrence Culp

By Zachary Shahan Capricorn Investment Group (CIG) reached out to CleanTechnica with a request to re-publish their open letter to the new CEO of GE, Mr. Lawrence Culp. The letter urges the company to aggressively invest its resources into clean technologies Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

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