Tag Archives: WV PSC

Dan’s Mountain – Be really careful!

About 15 miles down the road a “wind farm” Developer wants to place industrial size wind turbines on a beautiful little spot in Western Maryland named Dan’s Mountain. As you might expect, some of the local citizens are upset and … Continue reading

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“We don’t believe we mislead anyone.” – Chapter Two (or Three or Four)

Remember this post from a few days ago?  Wind developer canned response #283: “We don’t believe we mislead anyone.”  Well, the “didn’t mislead” comment came from none other than Dave Friend, CEO of US WindForce, the developers of the Pinnacle wind project … Continue reading

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“Will AES continue to get special treatment from the WVPSC?”

On November 26, 2008, the Public Service Commission of West Virginia (PSC) granted a Siting Certificate for AES Laurel Mountain, Inc. (AES) to construct a wind project on Laurel Mountain between Elkins (Randolph County) and Belington (Barbour County), West Virginia. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Allegheny Front Alliance appeal of the Pinnacle industrial wind project.

As mentioned in a previous post, the Allegheny Front Alliance has filed a “petition for reconsideration” in the matter of the WV Public Service Commission action granting a citing certificate for the purpose of constructing an industrial wind installation on Green … Continue reading

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Allegheny Front Alliance appeals WV Public Service Commission ruling on Pinnacle industrial wind project.

Mr. Frank O’Hara has confirmed to AT that the citizen’s group, Allegheny Front Alliance, has appealed the WV PSC ruling granting a citing certificate to Pinnacle Wind Force LLC for the construction of an industrial wind project on Green Mountain … Continue reading

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US WindForce statement on WV PSC ruling.

For your convenience, we provide below the news release prepared by US WindForce, LLC regarding the WV PSC approval of the Pinnacle Knob siting certificate.

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Allegheny Front Alliance responds to Mineral County WV industrial wind siting approval.

Frank O’Hara, representing the Allegheny Front Alliance, provided this written statement regarding the decision of the WV Public Service Commission to grant a siting certificate for the Pinnacle Knob project: “The decision made to permit installation of industrial wind turbines … Continue reading

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West Virginia PSC Final Order granting Mineral County industrial wind plant a siting certificate.

For your convenience, what follows is the WV PSC final order for the Pinnacle Industrial Wind Plant in Mineral County, WV:

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Industrial wind plant slated for Mineral County, WV receives PSC approval.

Allegheny Treasures is not surprised by the decision of the WV PSC to permit installation of this costly, yet ineffective source of energy that will prove so destructive to our region.  We believe the PSC may well be limited in … Continue reading

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Op-Ed says WV Public Service Commission not doing enough to protect citizens against industrial wind.

An Op-Ed piece from the Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail:  Brad Taylor: Wind turbines cause health problems: December 25, 2009 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Public Service Commission is failing to protect the people of West Virginia. By allowing wind turbine farms to … Continue reading

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