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Appeal of decision to overturn Freedom Wind Law is denied #NY

By National Wind Watch ROCHESTER – The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court on Monday denied an appeal of a court decision in December to overturn the 2018 Freedom Wind Law. The Appellate Division’s Fourth Department, also denied a motion by Alle-Catt Wind Energy LLC, developer of the proposed Alle-Catt Wind Farm, for intervenor status…

Land deal could mean a wind farm coming to Claremont #NH

By National Wind Watch A remote corner of Claremont currently visited mostly by deer and snowmobilers may one day be home to a colony of wind turbines. A Maryland company that builds and manages natural gas and wind turbine power plants has entered into a long-term agreement to lease about 800 acres on Green Mountain,…

New windfarm projects generate ‘significant concerns’ #ENG

By National Wind Watch Community leaders are to tell national planning chiefs that proposals for two huge new windfarms off Suffolk will have “significant impacts” on tourism, roads and people. While East Suffolk Council is in favour in principle of the energy projects, it is has strong concerns over a number of aspects of the…

Liens help resolve wind farm disputes #TX

By National Wind Watch It reads as a cautionary tale. Or someone with an agenda. In a December letter to a newspaper in Gainesville, Texas, Don Vogel wrote about a proposed wind farm in Texas that, if approved, would be developed by the same company that owns the Prairie Queen Wind Farm in northern Allen…

Hasty shift to renewable energy will lead to grid collapse #PA (letter)

By National Wind Watch In his Dec. 27 letter (“Federal fossil-fuel subsidies hurt renewables, drive up our electric bills”) the Sierra Club’s Jeff Tittel accuses the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of making a “shameful giveaway” to oil, coal and gas interests to the detriment of all others. FERC is obligated to assure primarily a reliable…

Baden-Württemberg: Genehmigungen für Windräder sind rechtswidrig #DEU

By National Wind Watch [The administrative court of Baden-Württemberg has stopped the construction of two wind farms and called into question all of the permits for wind energy facilities in the southwest. (translate article to English)] Der Verwaltungsgerichtshof von Baden-Württemberg stoppt den Bau zweier Windparks. Da die gesamte Genehmigungspraxis bisheriger Anlagen betroffen ist, steht der…

Εύβοια: Οι θυελλώδεις βοριάδες γκρέμισαν τις ανεμογεννήτριες #GRC

By National Wind Watch [Euboia: Storm winds take down wind turbines – photos by Dimitris Stavridis] Ένα ολόκληρο αιολικό πάρκο, κατέστρεψαν ολοσχερώς οι άνεμοι στην Εύβοια. Η ταχύτητα τους ξεπέρασε και τα 140km/h , με αποτέλεσμα τις παρακάτω εικόνες! Πηγή εικόνας: Dimitris Stavridis Read Full Article Here For more great articles: National Wind Watch

Objectors welcome rejection of proposed wind farm near Hawick #SCT

By National Wind Watch Proposals for the £8m Barrel Law development, consisting of seven turbines up to 132m tall, were thrown out by Scottish Borders Council’s planning committee in September. The company behind the plans, West Lothian-based ABO Wind, submitted an appeal to the Scottish Government’s planning and environmental appeals division in November, however. That…

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