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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 are the products of the organizations or individuals noted and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of National Wind Watch.

March 16, 2018 • Press releases, VermontPrint storyE-mail story

Understanding Vermont’s Energy Policies

Vermonters for a Clean Environment has released a report, Understanding Vermont’s Energy Policies. It describes five current policies, and explains how they are not doing what Vermonters expect regarding energy policy and consumption. The five policies the paper reviews are: • Renewable Energy Standard (RES) • standard-offer program • net-metering program • Act 174’s energy planning process • Arbitrage with Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) Most Vermonters accept the reality of climate change and support the transition to renewable energy from . . . Complete story »

February 23, 2018 • New York, Press releasesPrint storyE-mail story

PSC expands size of projects eligible to participate in clean energy program

The New York State Public Service Commission announced it would now allow even larger projects to participate in the state’s fast-growing clean-energy program, which will allow more renewable energy projects to be built while driving down overall costs for consumers. “Expanding access to cost-effective, clean energy is a primary goal of New York’s clean energy standard, which will create enough renewable energy to meet half of the state’s electricity needs by 2030,” PSC Chair John B. Rhodes said. “Our decision . . . Complete story »

February 1, 2018 • New York, Press releasesPrint storyE-mail story

Town of Redfield Concerned About Mad River Wind Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Town of Redfield Concerned About Mad River Wind Development Wind project threatens health, environment, economy, and national security REDFIELD, NEW YORK (January 30, 2018) – The Town of Redfield, NY has filed comments in response to a proposal to construct a 350-megawatt wind farm in the town. According to a Preliminary Scoping Statement (PSS) filed with the New York Public Service Commission, Atlantic Wind LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Avangrid LLC, is seeking approval to construct an . . . Complete story »

January 25, 2018 • Ontario, Press releasesPrint storyE-mail story

Ontario Environment Ministry sued over failure to protect public from industrial wind turbine noise

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2018 /CNW/ – A judicial review application has been filed against the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (“MOECC”) in the Divisional Court in Toronto. The application alleges Ontario regulations and directives limit the amount of noise any residence in the province should have to tolerate from a wind project. Modelling is used to predict these impacts. The MOECC has admitted previous guidelines resulted in underestimates of the noise at nearby homes. However, without any evidence . . . Complete story »

January 24, 2018 • Maine, Press releasesPrint storyE-mail story

Executive Order: An Order Establishing the Maine Wind Energy Advisory Commission

An Order Establishing the Maine Wind Energy Advisory Commission January 24, 2018 2018-002 WHEREAS, Tourism is a major industry in the State of Maine, attracting over 35 million visitors in 2016 who spent nearly $6 billion; and WHEREAS, the scenic vistas and pristine waters of Western Maine, our coast and coastal islands, and our significant avian migratory pathways (the Areas) attract significant tourism to the State; and WHEREAS, the visitors to the Areas in Maine are known to come to . . . Complete story »

January 16, 2018 • Ireland, Press releasesPrint storyE-mail story

Nature strikes back: Lightning strikes 46 meter long rotor blade and blasts it to pieces

Inishowen – Yesterday evening at 6 PM lighting struck one of the ‘Ugly Sisters’ on Crockbrack Hill, Meanletterbale, Inishowen. One of the 46 meter long turbine blades was blasted to pieces when lightning struck the nacelle of the wind turbine. The nacelle of turbine T1 is badly damaged. Dents and scorch marks are clearly to be seen where the lightning hit the nacelle of the 116 meter high wind turbine. Complete story »

December 12, 2017 • Press releasesPrint storyE-mail story

Continued Emissions May Cause Global North-to-South Shift in Wind Power By End of Century

In the next century, wind resources may decrease in many regions of the Northern Hemisphere and could sharply increase in some hotspot regions down south, according to a study by University of Colorado Boulder researchers. The first-of-its-kind study predicting how global wind power may shift with climate change appears today in Nature Geoscience. “There’s been a lot of research looking at the potential climate impact of energy production transformations—like shifting away from fossil fuels toward renewables,” said lead author Kris . . . Complete story »

December 11, 2017 • Germany, Press releasesPrint storyE-mail story

See wind power through a child’s eyes in beautiful new Audi campaign

Audi and AvL/SE launch a beautiful and thought-provoking new film that invites us to view wind energy through a child’s eyes. The campaign promotes the new Audi g-tron model – a gas-powered hybrid fuelled by wind energy. By reimagining the natural force with childlike wonder, Audi encourages us to consider the possibilities of alternative drive technologies. Creatively devised by Berlin-based agency, AvL/SE, and produced by Czar, ‘Wind’ is an emotionally honest film told from a child’s perspective. From the backseat . . . Complete story »

December 1, 2017 • Press releases, U.S.Print storyE-mail story

Alexander Introduces Amendment to End Wind Production Tax Credit At the End of This Year

“You don’t need to be an accountant to know that our tax code is too complicated, takes too many dollars away from working Americans and makes it harder to create good-paying jobs… The wind production tax credit is a perfect example of the kind of provision Congress should kiss goodbye.”  WASHINGTON, November 30, 2017 – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today introduced an amendment to the Senate tax reform bill that would end the wind production tax credit at the . . . Complete story »

November 15, 2017 • Press releases, U.S.Print storyE-mail story

Alexander Nominates Wind Production Tax Credit As Candidate for Elimination in Tax Reform Bill

“As Congress examines ways to reduce tax rates and broaden the base, we must be willing to look at eliminating all tax subsidies for mature energy technologies.” WASHINGTON, November 14, 2017 – U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today spoke on the Senate floor about tax reform, suggesting Congress should end the wind production tax credit at the end of the year. “The wind production tax credit has been in place for twenty-five years and has been extended ten different times . . . Complete story »

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