wind farms http://wrvo.org en BP killing Cape Vincent Wind Farm http://wrvo.org/post/bp-killing-cape-vincent-wind-farm <p></p><p>After battling local residents for years, energy company BP says it’s killing its proposal for the Cape Vincent Wind Farm. Some of the project’s most vocal critics are dancing on its grave.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:58:24 +0000 Joanna Richards 51956 at http://wrvo.org BP killing Cape Vincent Wind Farm Oswego County legislators visit Wyoming County to discuss wind energy http://wrvo.org/post/oswego-county-legislators-visit-wyoming-county-discuss-wind-energy <p></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:24:39 +0000 Gino Geruntino 46816 at http://wrvo.org Oswego County legislators visit Wyoming County to discuss wind energy Seven years of spinning turbines have brought windfall to Lewis County communities http://wrvo.org/post/seven-years-spinning-turbines-have-brought-windfall-lewis-county-communities <p>Wind farms are a touchy subject in the North Country. As the town of Cape Vincent wrestles with a potential project, in neighboring Lewis County another wind farm has been operating for seven years. The Maple Ridge Wind Farm has brought some big changes to its community. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; font-style: normal"> Wed, 15 May 2013 12:46:49 +0000 Joanna Richards 37836 at http://wrvo.org Seven years of spinning turbines have brought windfall to Lewis County communities BP to push forward with Cape Vincent wind project, pending possible sale of renewables division http://wrvo.org/post/bp-push-forward-cape-vincent-wind-project-pending-possible-sale-renewables-division <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Earlier this month, energy company BP announced its entire renewables division was up for sale. At a recent public meeting on the proposed Cape Vincent Wind Farm, a BP official confirmed the company will push ahead with the development anyway, and local leaders vowed to hire experts to help them fight the project. &nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 09:18:00 +0000 Joanna Richards 36394 at http://wrvo.org BP to push forward with Cape Vincent wind project, pending possible sale of renewables division Wind energy tax credit extension means "big sigh of relief" http://wrvo.org/post/wind-energy-tax-credit-extension-means-big-sigh-relief <p>With several tax <a href="http://innovationtrail.org/post/extension-wind-energy-production-tax-credit-likely-trigger-rush-components" target="_blank">credits and incentives for the wind industry extended</a> by Congress for at least another year, wind projects in upstate New York can move forward with a little more confidence. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 12:41:40 +0000 Ryan Delaney 31511 at http://wrvo.org Wind energy tax credit extension means "big sigh of relief" Cape Vincent adopts new zoning law on wind farms http://wrvo.org/post/cape-vincent-adopts-new-zoning-law-wind-farms <p>The Cape Vincent Town Council has voted to adopt a new zoning law that includes strict restrictions on wind turbines. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 20:19:30 +0000 Bethany Palmer 23635 at http://wrvo.org Cape Vincent adopts new zoning law on wind farms Cape Vincent mulls new rules governing wind development http://wrvo.org/post/cape-vincent-mulls-new-rules-governing-wind-development <p>The town of Cape Vincent has been torn over the prospect of a wind farm for years. A local committee has just completed a proposed new zoning law. Local officials hope that those rules &ndash; and not the state&#39;s new Article X process &ndash; will govern future wind development in the town.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 13:29:00 +0000 Joanna Richards 22133 at http://wrvo.org Cape Vincent mulls new rules governing wind development