[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Orland voters approve three-turbine wind project  

Credit:  By Nell Gluckman, BDN Staff | Bangor Daily news | Nov. 05, 2013 | bangordailynews.com ~~

ORLAND, Maine – Residents voted 439-258 in support of a three-turbine wind project that has been proposed for their town. That gives Portsmouth-based developer Eolian Renewable Energy the go-ahead to proceed with plans to construct the turbines on Whites Mountain in northern Orland.

Under Eolian’s proposal, the turbines would produce 9 megawatts of energy, enough to power about 2,700 average Maine homes.

Orland residents who live near the proposed development expressed concern at a public meeting last week that the turbines would reduce their property values. Other residents welcomed the $150,000 in tax dollars the project would bring to the town and the opportunity to produce clean energy locally.

Source:  By Nell Gluckman, BDN Staff | Bangor Daily news | Nov. 05, 2013 | bangordailynews.com

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter