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These news and opinion items are gathered by National Wind Watch to help keep readers informed about developments related to industrial wind energy. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of National Wind Watch. They are the products of and owned by the organizations or individuals noted and are shared here according to “fair use” and “fair dealing” provisions of copyright law.


January 24, 2020 • Maryland, OpinionsPrint storyE-mail story

More scrutiny a must for turbines

Over the course of five hours, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) should have heard enough concerns to warrant further examination of the proposed offshore wind turbines, specially their significant changes in height. The concept behind last week’s public hearing was to hear from the concerned citizens and government officials who requested a public hearing to relay concerns over the significant increase in wind turbine heights with both offshore project developers. After holding the hearing, which attracted about 800 people . . . Complete story »


January 23, 2020 • Delaware, MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Huge crowd has its say on wind farms off Maryland and Delaware coast, now the wait begins

OCEAN CITY, Md.- It is now a waiting game for those hoping for changes to two large winds farms off the coasts of Maryland and Delaware. A standing room only crowd of several hundred people descended in Ocean City on Saturday to hear and be heard on the issue. This past fall, the two companies hoping to build the wind farms increased the size of the turbines used to generate power to over 850 feet. Ocean City’s mayor, Rick Meehan, . . . Complete story »


January 22, 2020 • Letters, MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Keep fighting the wind farm

Once again, citizens of Allegany County must stand up against the placement of wind turbines on Dan’s Mountain. We had a favorable court decision in 2015, but Wind Force, LLC, which refused to take “No!” for an answer, reapplied to the local zoning board after different personnel were appointed. Nothing has changed about the original objections to the turbines. The turbines will still be unsightly visual pollution on the highest mountain ridge in our county. They will still tower over . . . Complete story »


January 21, 2020 • Delaware, MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Hundreds attend offshore wind hearing in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY – The detriments and merits of super-sized wind turbines offshore were the subject of Saturday’s five-hour-plus public hearing, which ended with state officials mulling a re-opening of an evidentiary hearing on the proposed projects. In December, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an order opining the proposed changes in wind turbine heights for two approved offshore wind energy projects off the resort’s coast represented a “substantial change” in what was first approved in 2017 and that the changes . . . Complete story »


January 20, 2020 • Delaware, MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Public submits robust input on turbines

After two month-long extensions, the state closed public comment Jan. 15 on Ørsted’s controversial proposal to connect the company’s offshore wind farm to the electrical grid by passing through Fenwick Island State Park. The connection project was revealed in late September. In return for being allowed to connect the wind farm, Ørsted has proposed $18 million of improvements at the state park. State Parks Director Ray Bivens said the second extension for comments was added because local officials and legislators . . . Complete story »


January 19, 2020 • Delaware, MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Huge crowd has their say over wind farms off Maryland and Delaware

OCEAN CITY, Md.- A standing room only crowd descended in Ocean City to hear and be heard on the issue of wind power off the coasts of Maryland and Delaware. The Ocean City Fire Department estimates there were 1,850 people in attendance. This past fall, the two companies hoping to build the wind farms increased the size of the turbines used to generate power to over 850 feet. Ocean City’s mayor, Rick Meehan, is adamantly opposed to the increased size, . . . Complete story »


January 19, 2020 • Delaware, MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Ocean City offshore wind: what you need to know from public hearing

Residents of Ocean City, the Eastern Shore and Delaware packed an exhibit hall at the Ocean City convention center to make known their opinions on offshore wind. The hours-long discussion at times strayed from the public hearing’s stated intention. At least 700 individuals came to the hearing, and 14 pages were filled with names of those registered to speak, according to the Maryland Public Service Commission. The public hearing was called by the commission to get public input on the . . . Complete story »


January 19, 2020 • MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

1,800+ People voice concerns at Ocean City offshore wind turbine meeting

OCEAN CITY, Md. – Offshore wind turbines would bring renewable energy and a lot of jobs to Ocean City, but opponents of the technology say that it would also ruin a beautiful view forever. “I’m extremely upset, the view is going to be horrible, they’ve shown simulations of the windmills, and I enjoy coming to the beach as most people do for the view,” Terri McIntyre, a resident of Ocean City, said. On Saturday, hundreds of homeowners, residents, and Ocean . . . Complete story »


January 19, 2020 • MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

Shade defends support for wind turbine project

CUMBERLAND – Jake Shade, president of the Allegany County Board of Commissioners, defended the board’s support Thursday for the placement of 17 wind turbines on Dan’s Mountain. “As a fiduciary of Allegany County government, I believe that it would be detrimental and a disservice for Allegany County to simply pass on this project and the important revenues associated with it,” said Shade. The county commissioners are supporting a plan by Dan’s Mountain Wind Force LLC to construct the 17 turbines on . . . Complete story »


January 19, 2020 • MarylandPrint storyE-mail story

What politicians, developers said at the Ocean City offshore wind hearing

Hundreds of Eastern Shore residents packed a public hearing about offshore wind in Ocean City. A public hearing was called by the Maryland Public Service Commission after developers U.S. Wind and Orsted made changes to their proposed offshore wind farms that would include much larger wind turbines than previously planned. Many of the notable comments from the hearing came from Eastern Shore politicians and wind developers who seemed to have a different perspectives. Here are some of the notable statements . . . Complete story »


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