wind development

New York State Sets Wind Industry Ethics Code

New York State Sets Wind Industry Ethics Code

ALBANY, New York, October 31, 2008 (ENS) – As the result of a state investigation into possible improper relationships between wind energy developers and New York state officials, the State of New York Thursday established a new Wind Industry Ethics Code. Developed by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the new code sets forth guidelines to facilitate…

One American Town Is Entirely Powered by Wind

One American Town Is Entirely Powered by Wind

COLUMBIA, Missouri, July 16, 2008 (ENS) – Four wind turbines supply all the electricity needed by the 1,395 residents of Rock Port. The town in the far northwest corner of Missouri announced Tuesday that it has become the first town in the United States to operate solely on wind power. Rock Port depends for power…

Queen Elizabeth Buys World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine

Queen Elizabeth Buys World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine

ABERDEEN, Scotland, May 22, 2008 (ENS) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth is investing in the world’s largest offshore wind turbine and also in the development of offshore windfarms in Scottish waters, her property company The Crown Estate announced on Wednesday. On April 17, The Crown Estate signed an agreement to purchase a prototype of the world’s…