Federal wildlife officials are asking the public to weigh in on ways to protect birds and bats from wind turbines in Wisconsin and elsewhere.
When GOP leaders gathered in Tampa, Fla., this week for the Republican National Convention, they endorsed a 62-page platform that used a crucial word just once.
Shipping has increased this year by 290 percent at the Port of Milwaukee based on the strength of commodities such as salt and coal, said Eric Reinelt, the port’s director.
Authorities say a Spirit Lake man is dead after falling off a wind turbine in rural Osceola County in northwest Iowa.
By Marie Rohde Milwaukee has the legal right to build a $600,000 wind turbine on land adjacent to the offices of the Port of Milwaukee but could face trouble if the project goes up on a different nearby site. Milwaukee plans to build a wind turbine in Bay View to demonstrate the city’s commitment to [...]
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin on Friday announced it is seeking public comment on a draft set of rules for wind turbine placement. The proposed rules will ultimately result in uniform turbine placement standards for local units of government in Wisconsin and ensure consistency in local regulation of wind energy systems. The draft rules [...]
By Catherine Tsai AP Writer Denver (AP) — The Upper Scioto Valley School District in Ohio, battered by a slowdown at a nearby Ford Motor Co. plant, wanted to explore alternative energy when planning to fix its budget and create jobs. The district had a square mile of land on which it could put wind [...]
By Sean Ryan The city of Milwaukee is proposing giving a $2 million forgivable loan to support development of an estimated $17.5 million Ingeteam wind turbine manufacturing plant. Ingeteam, a Spanish company that manufactures equipment to generate wind energy, in February announced plans to build a new facility in Milwaukee. The company would pay $972,000 [...]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Spanish manufacturer of wind-turbine generators will build its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Milwaukee. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett made the announcement involving Ingeteam during his annual State of the City address Monday. The Zamudio, Spain-based company will locate its North American headquarters and manufacturing facility in the Menomonee Valley. Barrett’s spokesman, [...]