Daily Archives: February 18, 2010

Baltimore Sun: Maine residents turning against industrial wind they once welcomed.

From the Baltimore Sun’s B’more Green Blog: Bad vibes over wind energy in Maine Wind energy is generating some bad vibes in Maine, it seems, where some residents of an offshore village have turned against the industrial-sized turbines they originally … Continue reading

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CBC News: “Northern New Brunswick’s cold, icy weather is causing wind turbines to freeze and stop producing power.”

And they planned for this? From CBC News:  Ice halts northern N.B. wind farm “We have budgeted allowances for every year for possible generation interruptions like this caused by something like severe weather,” (Dani Sabota, a spokesperson for GDF Suez … Continue reading

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Industrial wind developer Avista delays Washington State project to 2014 “citing the high costs associated with harnessing energy from the wind.”

From the Seattle Times: Avista pushes back Reardan wind farm construction Avista will delay construction of a 50-turbine wind farm near Reardan, Lincoln County, until at least 2014, citing the high costs associated with harnessing energy from the wind. By Becky … Continue reading

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Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!!! New York Municipalities suing Flat Rock Windpower for $6.7 Million annual payment.

Yeah, I know … not exactly a huge shock, is it? Here’s the story courtesy of National Wind Watch: Municipalities countersue wind farm Credit: By STEVE VIRKLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER, Watertown Daily Times, www.watertowndailytimes.com 18 February 2010 LOWVILLE — Maple Ridge … Continue reading

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