| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Whispering of wind power
Virginia is a full partner in the changing U.S. energy landscape, and as such it's no stranger to the intense debates that energy issues generate.
All across the country, there's concern about hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:01 AM
AKRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy says it plans to begin construction this year on a $255 million wind power project in Michigan that will expand the company's renewable energy options.
The unit of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:05 AM
A wind-energy project in Western Maryland has been given more time by state regulators to start construction — the second deadline extension for the proposed 25-turbine development on Dan's Mountain in Allegany County.
The state Public Service...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:15 PM
CASPER, Wyo. -- Robert Arthur Reed solicited investors nationwide for a wind farm here.
But a federal judge ruled here this week that all the telephone huckster was really selling was a bunch of hot air.
U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl ordered...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:08 PM
A new rooftop attraction is turning heads at one South Florida hotel.
The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort has installed six wind turbines to plug into the natural breeze blowing from the Atlantic Ocean and help power its facilities.
It's the first...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Workers at Siemens Energy, a plant in Hutchinson, will build portions of wind turbines for a project in the northwest United States.
Siemens has an order from Portland General Electric company, a public utility in Oregon.
Hutchinson workers will build...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:00 AM
OCEAN CITY — The high-rise towers of Maryland's Atlantic beach resort were blips on the horizon from 13 miles offshore. Except for a distant container ship coming out of Delaware Bay, the Scarlett Isabella was practically alone as it cruised...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:25 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Four years after raising customers' bills to meet mandates to sell cleaner power, Michigan's biggest utilities are eliminating the fees or slashing them significantly.
Residential customers of DTE Electric may see their $3...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:50 AM
(AP) - Public hearings are scheduled for a massive power line that will cross the state of Kansas and deliver electricity to Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.
The Hays Daily News reports that the Grain Belt Express line will cross Russell and Osborne...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
A recent letter ("Wind and solar aren't viable energy alternatives — and will never be," Aug. 5) misstates the facts in an attempt to attack wind energy.
Wind power is already a mainstream energy source in the U.S., accounting for 35 percent of...
| Aug 13, 2013
This is in response to letter-writer Donald Froelich from Voice of the People ("Bird deaths," Aug. 10). When I read his statement, "Every spring and autumn, hundreds of thousands of migrating birds meet disaster in the blades of wind turbines", I...