State of New York wind energy updates

From recent press reports:

Community group forms to oppose wind project in Town of Allegany. Olean Times Herald, 1/12

Noble Environmental plans to delay Chateaugay II project. Press Republican, 1/12

Town of Greenfield (Saratoga County) considers passing wind zoning law. Albany Times Union, 1/7

Invenergy announced that it secured final funding for its High Sheldon Wind Farm. Batavia Daily News, 1/8

NYS wind zoning and siting updates

According to recent press reports:

Noble Environmental Power project in towns of Freedom and Farmersville (Catarraugus County) on long-term hold. Arcade Herald, 11/25

Horizon Wind now targetting 2011 to bring Town of Pomfret (Chautauqua County) project online. Observer Today, 11/26

Echoing an earlier Associated Press report, New York Times blogger describes apparent slow down of wind projects in New York, cites Noble Environmental Power project delays granted by NYSERDA.  New York Times, 11/25

Wind energy projects in New York state

According to recent press reports:

Noble Environmental Power takes Clinton and Ellenburg (Clinton County) turbines offline to adjust substation and bring Chateaugay (Franklin County) turbines online.  Press Republican, 11/14.

Lowville (Lewis County), home to NY State’s largest wind farm, discusses revision of zoning ordinance relating to wind facilities large and small. Watertown Daily Times, 11/17.

Six-month wind development moratorium approved in the Town of Throop (Cayuga County). The Citizen, 11/13.

Reduced Jordanville wind project (Towns of Warren and Stark in Herkimer County) discussed at Town meeting. Freeman’s Journal, 11/14.

And finally, in the humans-come-up-with-the-darnedest-ideas department, let’s welcome a not-so-dazzling (the article’s point, not mine) billboard to Times Square in New York City functioning exclusively on wind and solar power. Chattahbox, 11/17. Go figure.