New York state wind power updates

Clinton (NY) Community College Wind Energy and Turbine Technology Program going strong after a year. (Press-Republican, 12/26)

Fenner NY turbine collapses for reasons still unknown.  (, 12/27)

Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. reports that its Hunter, New York project has been substantially completed and testing has begun on the new wind augmenter and wind diverter. (Press release, 12/24)

Norfolk NY codes officer recommends local rules regarding residential wind turbines (Watertown Daily Times, 12/26)

Oswego County legislators await Jefferson County decision on a payment-in-lieu-of-tax (PILOT) agreement for Galloo Island wind power project. (Valley News, 12/25)

New York state wind energy updates

From recent news and web reports:

Community wind opportunities discussed in Town of Batavia. Daily News 2/19

Town of Clayton wind committee discusses sound issues. Watertown Daily Times, 2/20

Cohocton turbines spinning, but per NYISO power not due to hit grid till late 2010.  Hornell Evening Tribune, 2/21

Town of Hunter reportedly extends wind moratorium six more months. The Daily Mail, 2/21

Morristown wind committee comes up with draft wind ordinance. Watertown Daily Times 2/20

Town of Prattsburgh hears about noise complaints from Cohocton residents. Courier, 2/22

After pitch, Pickens Plan piques Paterson’s interest. Star Gazette, 2/22

Wind developers discuss potential changes to Attorney General’s self-styled “code of conduct.” Watertown Daily Times, 2/23

New York wind energy updates

Recent press and web articles include:

Town of Howard 25-turbine wind project advances. Hornell Evening Tribune, 1/28

Town of Hunter (Greene County) may extend wind moratorium. Daily Mail, 1/23

Town of Orleans wind committee develops. Watertown Daily Times, 1/26

New payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) agreement advances Town of Prattsburgh wind project. The Corning Leader, 1/23 and  The Steuben Courier, 1/25

Cape Vincent wind committee discusses sebacks. Watertown Daily Times, 1/23

Town of Clayton wind committee to hold open future meetings. Watertown Daily Times, 1/23

Article on “Green Jobs“, including those relating to wind energy and in Clinton County,  in the The Nation, 1/28