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… a substantial error. The interconnection proposal that will allow construction to begin on the Mason Mountain Wind Farm is not regulated by the LCRA as was stated. It is being considered by ERCOT, the Electrical Reliability Council of Texas. We just can’t blame everything we don’t like here on LCRA..
ERCOT is specifically exempted from the Texas Open Public Records Act, and it is very difficult to get details about a pending application. All applications are treated as confidential until the permit is granted. All that I or anyone else here have been able to find out from ERCOT is that an application has been made by Mason Mountain Wind Farm LLC and is being …
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… wind turbine in Northeast Ohio. It is being funded in part by a $350,000 loan from Cuyahoga County government.
Euclid-based Lincoln Electric, a leading manufacturer of arc welding products, will use the loan to help pay for assembly of a 2.5-megawatt wind turbine on its property.
Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald requested the loan and the County Council approved it. The loan represents about 6 percent of the financing of a $5.9 million project.
About 75 percent of the cost of the turbine will be covered by Lincoln Electric itself.
Lincoln Electric officials have indicated that the new wind turbine will help it grow its …
BP remains a player in Wise County wind project
WISE — Even while British Petroleum (BP) is up to its corporate neck in the oil-stained waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the company’s wind energy wing continues to explore the prospects of building wind farms in Wise and Tazewell counties along with its partner, Virginia Dominion Power.
An area of Wise County along the Kentucky border of Black Mountain that stretches from Big Stone Gap to northwest of Pound has been under scrutiny by BP Wind Energy and Dominion for more than a …
… Posted: 02/27/2009
Kirk Garlick, Shiloh II Wind Project’s operations manager, stands beneath a wind turbine along Highway 12. (Rick Roach / The Reporter)
Standing beneath the towering wind turbines along Highway 12, the sound of the swooping trio of blades as they cut the air is enough to alert you to the size and stature of the structures above.
The 360-foot tall turbines near Suisun City were on display Thursday as enXco’s Shiloh …
LARAMIE – The third attempt was apparently the charm when it came to Albany County Commissioners finally approving a set of commercial wind energy regulations that will determine turbine noise level, decommissioning costs and site maintenance requirements.
After tabling the discussion twice before in recent months in order to give the County Planning Department more time to hear from the public, this past week the commissioners approved the wind energy regs after …
… The plant is located on 108 acres in Salt City Business Park in Hutchinson. The Park is 0.5 miles north of US Hwy. 50 and 0.5 miles west of Airport Road on Enterprise Drive.
3) How many jobs will Siemens create in Hutchinson?
Siemens plans to create 400 jobs at this facility, including approximately 350 production positions.
4) How big will the plant be?
The plant will be 300,000 square feet. Siemens also plans to construct an 80,000 square foot service center just north of the plant.
5) When will construction of the plant begin?
Siemens conducted a ceremonial groundbreaking on September 17. Dirt work began in …
County studies wind energy; Two companies eye Somerset farmland
Credit: Written by Liz Holland, www.delmarvanow.com 6 March 2011
PRINCESS ANNE — Somerset County planning officials are looking into how to regulate large scale wind energy systems as two companies begin eyeing local farmland for turbine projects.
While the county enacted an ordinance regulating smaller residential turbines last year, the Planning Commission just started considering commercial operations …
… we really don’t know how much electricity it’s going to produce,” said department Director Fred Mason.
The city will determine whether it’s beneficial, from a cost perspective, to install small wind generators at other municipal buildings. Mason said the device would need to be located where there aren’t a lot of things obstructing the wind, which is why this site was picked for the test.
As anyone who lives or has spent time in the area knows, the San Gorgonio Pass area is windy. However, the Energy Ball V200 only produces electricity when the wind starts blowing at 6.7 miles per hour. The device was dormant one recent morning, but within an hour it was producing …