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Swanton Wind LLC to Hold Public Informational Meeting

Area Residents have Opportunity to Talk Directly with Wind Project Experts

Swanton, VT – Swanton Wind LLC, a wind energy development company owned by the Belisle family of Swanton, today announced its plans to hold a public informational meeting to share details of the electric generation wind farm on Rocky Ridge in Swanton. The meeting […]

Windpower – Don’t be Fooled

A New Wind Farm in Swanton, Vermont

By George Harvey

Some debate has been developing over a wind farm in the town of Swanton, Vermont. Whenever I consider of such a debate, I think of an old Lily Tomlin skit in which she plays Edith Ann, a bratty five-year-old, who forcefully asserts that […]

Cornell Adds in Black Oak Wind Farm’s Energy

By Blaine Friedlander, Cornell Chronicle

Photo: www.energyandresources.vic.gov.au

Making a stride toward reducing carbon emissions, Cornell University has agreed to purchase all electricity generated by the proposed Black Oak Wind Farm in Enfield, New York, which is pending municipal approvals. This purchase represents 20% of the university’s total annual electricity use […]

7 ways “Wind Vision” would benefit Americans

The White House and Department of Energy have just released a definitive new report showing that wind can be one of America’s top electricity sources, while saving consumers money. After two years of research and peer review, the report found that the wind industry can double in the next five years, provide 20 percent of […]

In Brooklyn, Fertile Ground for a Wind Turbine

Located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, the city’s first commercial-scale wind turbine cost $750,000 to build, took four years to complete, tops 160 feet and can yield up to 100 kilowatts of power. Credit Jake Naughton for The New York Times

From the New York Times

By Tatiana Schlossberg

Modern-day Don […]

Cornell to buy all of proposed Black Oak Wind Farm’s energy

By Blaine Friedlander

Making a stride toward reducing carbon emission, Cornell University has agreed to purchase all electricity generated by the proposed Black Oak Wind Farm in Enfield, New York, which is pending municipal approvals. This purchase represents 20 percent of the university’s total annual electricity use – enough energy to power approximately 5,000 homes.

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Wind Energy to Command a Larger Piece of the Renewable Energy Pie

Here in the U.S., energy generated by domestic wind farms has nearly tripled in just the past four years and represents about a third of all new power added to the U.S. grid over the past five years.Photo Credit: Martin Abegglen, Courtesy Flickr

By EarthTalk®

Hydroelectric sources of power dwarf other forms of […]

Is Wind Energy for the Birds?

By Patrick Martin, Green Alliance Staff Writer

On Jan. 29, New Hampshire wind energy advocates, including Portsmouth wind energy firm Eolian Renewable Energy LLC, dodged a bullet. The N.H. House of Representatives struck down a bill that would have placed a moratorium on wind development in the state. This would have been a major blow […]

November 18 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“The U.S. Government Has Invested $34 Billion in Renewable Energy – and It’s Making a Profit” Is the United States government a savvier investor in green technology than Silicon Valley’s masters of the universe? It sure looks like it. A report shows that the DOE has far fewer failures than a typical venture capital […]