RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Wind Power

A collection of news and information related to Wind Power published by this site and its partners.

Top Wind Power Articles

Displaying items 89-99
  • Maryland can benefit from off-shore wind

    Recent letters commenting on wind power don't appreciate the significant benefits offshore wind power will provide — not just for Maryland but all of America. Several land-based wind energy projects are already operating in Maryland, and these...
  • Wind energy bill clears Senate

    Wind energy bill clears Senate
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to encourage development of a wind energy farm off the coast of Ocean City cleared a major hurdle Friday as the Maryland Senate passed the bill 30-17. The proposal, designed to spark an offshore wind industry by subsidizing...
  • Legislation encourages wind farm, but hurdles remain

    Legislation encourages wind farm, but hurdles remain
    After three years of trying, Gov. Martin O'Malley has won approval of legislation that aims to spur construction of towering wind turbines off Maryland's Atlantic coast. Now comes the hard part. Daunting regulatory, political and financial hurdles...
  • Easter a time to renew — and for renewable wind energy

    Easter's message of hope and new life is a universal and much-needed one throughout the world, but particularly for Marylanders this year as we celebrate the passage of the offshore wind bill by the Maryland General Assembly. I'm filled with thanks to...
  • New western Maryland wind energy project in works

    New western Maryland wind energy project in works
    While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm." Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...
  • Environmentalists push green agenda in Annapolis

    Environmentalists push green agenda in Annapolis
    Environmentalists flocked to Annapolis Tuesday to push their green agenda, encouraged by predictions that offshore wind legislation would pass this year while one legislative leader warned that other ambitious measures may take a little longer. An...
  • Nuclear blows away wind

    Nuclear blows away wind
    The primary motivation among environmentalists for developing wind energy is legitimate concern about the effects of climate change. Wind is alleged to provide important relief from the emission of carbon dioxide from electricity production. But without...
  • Reducing carbon emissions a daunting task

    Mike Tidwell is correct that the evidence for global climate change is indisputable and that carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels and alterations in the earth's ecosystems is the primary cause ("Forecast calls for pain," Feb. 6). Since the...
  • Solar and wind power are no panacea for climate change

    Solar and wind power are no panacea for climate change
    Your recent commentary on climate change continues the politically correct approach to the problem of global warming and its solutions without approaching the reality of what has been accomplished and what the underlying issues are ("Forecast calls for...
  • Don't let offshore wind fizzle

    The sentiment of the commentary, "Nuclear blows away wind" (Feb. 1) worries me. As a District of Columbia resident, I see Maryland as a leader capable of bringing offshore wind to the entire region. First, offshore wind farms will not be developed if...
  • O'Malley pitches offshore wind

    O'Malley pitches offshore wind
    With hope of having better luck this year, Gov. Martin O'Malley went before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday to pitch his plan for boosting offshore wind energy projects off Maryland's coast. Appearing more than 20 mintues late, the governor urged...