By Jason Dearan and Noaki Schwartz AP Writers Apple Valley, Calif. — Fears that whirling wind turbines could slaughter protected golden eagles have halted progress on a key piece of the federal government’s push to increase renewable energy on public ...Read More »
By Bob Geiger Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — University of Minnesota researchers have been named lead agency by the National Science Foundation for a four-year, $2 million project to create a model for storing energy generated by offshore wind farms. ...Read More »
By Justin Kern Special to The Daily Reporter Gusts of support for large-scale wind energy production have calmed in Wisconsin and in the rest of the country, according to a new study. A wind power backer in Wisconsin says the ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan The tools are available to find areas where roads may collapse into sinkholes, but not the money. As a result, sinkholes such as the one in Milwaukee on Thursday that swallowed a utility truck will remain an ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state has approved $45 million in bond authority for a central Wisconsin factory that could eventually create 600 jobs. Energy Composites plans to build a plant that will produce turbine blades for wind farms. The ...Read More »
By Lolita C. Baldor AP Writer Washington — The U.S. military is growing increasingly concerned that proposed wind farms can disrupt or block radar designed to detect threats and protect America’s skies, a problem that is stalling the alternative energy ...Read More »
Washington (AP) — Seventy-six American Indian tribes across the country will share $1 billion in economic stimulus money to help create jobs and revitalize Indian communities. The money will allow tribes from California to Florida to issue low-interest bonds for ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A lawsuit over Wisconsin’s approval of a Minnesota wind farm threatens to delay the construction start and drive up the project cost. “At this point, we anticipate construction will begin this spring, so we hope the case ...
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Todd Richmond AP Writer Madison — Ron Winn had an idea in 2006 for a section of ridgeline he owned in Ettrick in western Wisconsin. Wind mills. Big ones. Winn and other landowners formed AgWind Energy Partners. They got permission ...Read More »