wind energy development

Queen Elizabeth Buys World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine

Article: 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…

New York Sets Guidelines for Wind Turbine Harm to Birds, Bats

Article: New York Sets Guidelines for Wind Turbine Harm to Birds, Bats

ALBANY, New York, January 28, 2008 (ENS) – Guidelines meant to facilitate wind power development across New York state while minimizing the potential impacts to birds and bats were proposed Thursday by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, DEC. Currently, six wind farms are operating with a rated capacity of 423 megawatts from…