National Wind Watch: News and Information https://www.wind-watch.org/ Industrial Wind Energy News and Information Thu, 30 Jun 2022 01:18:35 -0400 en-US hourly 1 https://www.wind-watch.org/nwwlogo-white-50.jpg 100 40 National Wind Watch: News and Information https://www.wind-watch.org/ Elections board: Ruling on wind energy petition due in mid-August #OH https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/elections-board-ruling-on-wind-energy-petition-due-in-mid-august/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:02:15 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104163 SA wind farms, big Tesla battery fined more than $4 million over separate breaches #AUS https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/sa-wind-farms-big-tesla-battery-fined-more-than-4-million-over-separate-breaches/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:02:09 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104156 Maple Valley Township Board approves wind ordinance #MI https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/maple-valley-township-board-approves-wind-ordinance/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:02:03 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104154 Glenmont residents sue Port of Albany, Bethlehem over wind turbine project #NY https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/glenmont-residents-sue-port-of-albany-bethlehem-over-wind-turbine-project/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:01:58 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104165 Newsom has a plan to keep the lights on in California — using fossil fuels #CA https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/newsom-has-a-plan-to-keep-the-lights-on-in-california-using-fossil-fuels/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:01:55 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104167 Study: Offshore wind development could reduce surf clam catch revenue by as much as 15% #ME #USA https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/study-offshore-wind-development-could-reduce-surf-clam-catch-revenue-by-as-much-as-15/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:01:31 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104155 Boards should not follow any recommendations on ordinances from Apex #MI https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/boards-should-not-follow-any-recommendations-on-ordinances-from-apex/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:01:28 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104150 County to send letter to BOEM, other agencies regarding offshore wind energy #OR https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/county-to-send-letter-to-boem-other-agencies-regarding-offshore-wind-energy/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:01:24 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104153 Borrego turbines are too close to local wildlife refuge areas #NY https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/borrego-turbines-are-too-close-to-local-wildlife-refuge-areas/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:01:02 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104159 Editorial: We must have a say in offshore wind-energy plans #WA https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/editorial-we-must-have-a-say-in-offshore-wind-energy-plans/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:00:32 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104168 Dearth of wind power risks exacerbating Germany’s energy crisis #DEU https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/dearth-of-wind-power-risks-exacerbating-germanys-energy-crisis/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:00:28 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104166 New Mexico inks trust land leases for massive wind project #NM https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/new-mexico-inks-trust-land-leases-for-massive-wind-project/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:00:24 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104164 Planned wind farms will ‘severely affect sailings’ Steam Packet to UK #EUR #GBR https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/planned-wind-farms-will-severely-affect-sailings-steam-packet-to-uk/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:00:22 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104162 An Bord Pleanála to consent to order quashing its approval for €70m Kildare wind farm #IRL https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/an-bord-pleanala-to-consent-to-order-quashing-its-approval-for-e70m-kildare-wind-farm/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:00:14 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104161 Paul LePage opposes wind-energy farm that would be sited about 30 miles off Maine coast #ME https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/paul-lepage-opposes-wind-energy-farm-that-would-be-sited-about-30-miles-off-maine-coast/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:00:12 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104160 Wind farm, environmentalists agree on ways to protect whales #NY #RI https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/wind-farm-environmentalists-agree-on-ways-to-protect-whales/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:00:09 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104158 Sandbridge residents oppose high-voltage cables from offshore wind project near Outer Banks #VA https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/29/sandbridge-residents-oppose-high-voltage-cables-from-offshore-wind-project-near-outer-banks/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:00:05 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104157 In support of townships, large solar and wind farms banned by Butler County #OH https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/in-support-of-townships-large-solar-and-wind-farms-banned-by-butler-county/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:02:11 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104146 Ocean City continues battle against offshore wind farm #NJ https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/ocean-city-continues-battle-against-offshore-wind-farm/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:02:06 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104143 Rapp’s solar, wind teardown bill passes house #PA https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/rapps-solar-wind-teardown-bill-passes-house/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:01:53 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104127 Niyol wind turbine comes crashing down; NextEra is investigating #CO https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/niyol-wind-turbine-comes-crashing-down-nextera-is-investigating/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:01:43 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104129 Ocean City seeks to divert wind power plan #NJ https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/ocean-city-seeks-to-divert-wind-power-plan/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:01:31 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104137 End-of-life plan urged for wind turbines #AUS https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/end-of-life-plan-urged-for-wind-turbines/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:01:20 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104141 ‘We don’t want this’: Five Sutherland communities come together with simple message over Meall Buidhe Wind Farm #SCT https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/we-dont-want-this-five-sutherland-communities-come-together-with-simple-message-over-meall-buidhe-wind-farm/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:01:09 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104138 Vestas turbine collapses at Iberdrola wind farm in Australia #AUS https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/vestas-turbine-collapses-at-iberdrola-wind-farm-in-australia/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:00:59 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104142 Some Sandbridge residents vote against offshore wind project #VA https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/some-sandbridge-residents-vote-against-offshore-wind-project/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:00:46 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104139 Cumberland County restricting, not banning wind power in Wentworth, N.S. #NS https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/cumberland-county-restricting-not-banning-wind-power-in-wentworth-n-s/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:00:38 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104128 Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk pylon proposal could hit house prices ‘by a third’ #ENG https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/essex-suffolk-and-norfolk-pylon-proposal-could-hit-house-prices-by-a-third/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:00:34 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104126 Windy promises don’t rate in the real world: Energy Security Board #AUS https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/windy-promises-dont-rate-in-the-real-world-energy-security-board/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:00:29 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104134 Grand Forks County drops wind farm moratorium #ND https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/gf-county-drops-wind-farm-moratorium/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:00:25 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104131 Bloomer Township Planning Commission tables wind ordinance, again #MI https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/bloomer-township-planning-commission-tables-wind-ordinance-again/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:00:22 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104133 Citizens want energy industry to listen to concerns about placement of wind turbines, transmission lines #AUS https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/citizens-want-energy-industry-to-listen-to-concerns-about-placement-of-wind-turbines-transmission-lines/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:00:17 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104144 As feds eye more wind leases off Virginia, fishing industries fear losses #VA https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/as-feds-eye-more-wind-leases-off-virginia-fishing-industries-fear-losses/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:00:12 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104135 County comments on state climate plan #NY https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/county-comments-on-state-climate-plan/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:00:07 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104140 Oregon offshore wind developers rebuff push toward deeper waters #OR https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/25/oregon-offshore-wind-developers-rebuff-push-toward-deeper-waters/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 07:00:03 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104136 Tama County farmer challenges Board of Supervisors action reaffirming outdated commercial wind energy ordinance #IA https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/24/tama-county-farmer-challenges-board-of-supervisors-action-reaffirming-outdated-commercial-wind-energy-ordinance/ Fri, 24 Jun 2022 13:34:21 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104124 Tractor motorcade makes point #AUS https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/tractor-motorcade-makes-point/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 09:03:43 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104118 Wind turbine collapses near Ames #OK https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/wind-turbine-collapses-near-ames/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:37:32 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104089 Wind farm’s connection to power grid causes lights to flicker across South Australia #AUS https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/wind-farms-connection-to-power-grid-causes-lights-to-flicker-across-south-australia/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:37:23 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104106 Wind turbine snaps in half in Northeast Colorado #CO https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/wind-turbine-snaps-in-half-in-northeast-colorado/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:37:20 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104104 Alinta Wind Farm in Walkaway remains shut down amid turbine collapse investigation #AUS https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/alinta-wind-farm-in-walkaway-remains-shut-down-amid-turbine-collapse-investigation/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:36:58 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104086 Local citizen asks Morgan commissioners about ongoing trouble with turbine lights #IL https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/local-citizen-asks-morgan-commissioners-about-ongoing-trouble-with-turbine-lights/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:36:50 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104100 PA House committee passes bill limiting wind turbines near military bases #PA https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/pa-house-committee-passes-bill-limiting-wind-turbines-near-military-bases/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:36:33 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104107 Wind tower falls over in Logan County #CO https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/wind-tower-falls-over-in-logan-county/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:36:28 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104101 Wind turbines bound for landfill because of hefty recycling expenses #AUS https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/wind-turbines-bound-for-landfill-because-of-hefty-recycling-expenses/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:36:23 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104096 Push for more renewables may undermine Taiwan’s defense capabilities #TWN https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/push-for-more-renewables-may-undermine-taiwans-defense-capabilities/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:35:47 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104084 Commissioners discuss Wind Energy Development Moratorium #KS https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/commissioners-discuss-wind-energy-development-moratorium/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:35:43 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104099 20 recall petitions filed against 3 Winfield Township Board members #MI https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/20-recall-petitions-filed-against-3-winfield-township-board-members/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:35:40 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104109 Tree clearing at Port of Albany puts $29.5M grant for wind facility at risk #NY https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/tree-clearing-at-port-of-albany-puts-29-5m-grant-for-wind-facility-at-risk/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:35:03 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104092 Gov. John Bel Edwards signs offshore wind bill despite worries it may discourage wind farms #LA https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2022/06/23/gov-john-bel-edwards-signs-offshore-wind-bill-despite-worries-it-may-discourage-wind-farms/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:34:58 -0400 https://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=104097