State regulators have rejected a wind farm proposal in St. Croix County, citing concerns about the impact of turbine noise on nearby homes.
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.
Published: May 24, 2012
Tags: A.J. Spiker, Barack Obama, Dan Kelly, Des Moines, energy, Environment, Iowa, Iowa Utilities Board, Maytag Corp., Obama, Patty Judge, President Barack Obama, tax credits, TPI Composites, Trinity Structural Towers, Whirlpool Corp., wind, wind energy
A central Iowa wind turbine blade manufacturer again was serving as a backdrop for President Barack Obama, this time for a speech Thursday in which he was expected to argue for Congress to renew wind energy tax credits.
Two Michigan universities are joining with a Seattle-based business to pursue the idea of offshore floating wind turbines for the Great Lakes.
Two media artists moonlighting from Google’s “Big Picture” visualization lab have created a “wind map” to show where, when and how powerfully the wind blows, in real time, all over the lower 48 states.
Republicans in the state Senate won’t force state regulators to develop new siting rules for wind farms.
By Suzanne Gamboa Associated Press Washington — Ahead of a meeting Friday between President Barack Obama and hundreds of American Indians leaders, the administration unveiled rules for tribal lands that officials say will expedite home building and energy development. The proposed changes — the first of its kind in 50 years — would open the [...]
Published: October 3, 2011
Tags: Adam Gusse, alternative energy sources, Bill Kehoe, Brandherm, Building Commission, Carla Vigue, David Miller, Division of State Facilities, DOA, energy, Fred Risser, renewable energy, solar, UW System, wind, Wisconsin National Guard
Disagreement on the state Building Commission over how firmly to push agencies to include alternative energy sources in new buildings has left project planners stuck between two ideologies.