Recent New York wind energy developments

From recent media reports:

Noble Environmental Power said to make three NY wind farms operational., 1/30

Wind fills GE’s sails in Schenectady (sorry about the pun; there are only so many available). Albany Times Union 2/7

State officials test 1.5kw turbine atop Albany’s tallest buildingTimes Herald-Record, 2/2; See also North Country Gazette, 2/4

Chemung County land owners being visited by wind developers. Star-Gazette, 2/1

Genessee Community College to host community wind forum on February 18:

Genesee Community College is pleased to host a free Community Wind Forum on February 18 from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. at the Batavia campus in room T102. The forum will be presented by Pace Energy and Climate Center, a program of Pace University. The forum will include a basic introduction to wind energy; a discussion of the Community wind model, including community organizing and project financing and ownership models; and a question and discussion period. The Community Wind Forum is free and community members, especially planners, municipal officials, and students are encouraged to attend., 2/2

Town of Orleans wind committee examines sound standards. Watertown Daily Times, 2/8

In neighboring Vermont, state’s highest court permits 16-turbine Sheffield wind project to proceed by upholding Vermont Public Service Board issuance of a certificate of public good (CPG) to UPC Vermont Wind, LLC.., 2/7. The decision is here.

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