wind energy http://wrvo.org en Offshore wind energy faces setbacks in Great Lakes http://wrvo.org/post/offshore-wind-energy-faces-setbacks-great-lakes <div><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">The United States is not yet generating a watt of energy from commercial offshore wind. A couple of years ago, it looked like the Great Lakes might lead the nation. Pennsylvania was among a handful of states working with federal agencies to speed up the process. &nbsp;As recently as a couple of months ago, construction of a wind farm in Lake Erie, off the Ohio shoreline near Cleveland, looked promising. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:03:17 +0000 Julie Grant 58176 at http://wrvo.org Offshore wind energy faces setbacks in Great Lakes One farmer weighs pros and cons of wind turbines http://wrvo.org/post/one-farmer-weighs-pros-and-cons-wind-turbines <p></p><p>Wind turbine company NextEra Energy is considering whether to build a $200 million wind energy project in the town of Catlin in Chemung County. The town board is finalizing the details of a new zoning law that will allow the project to move forward. So local farmers are weighing whether or not to allow the turbines on their property.</p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">It’s a windy day as Dan Teed makes his way up the side of a gravel road. Tall, twirling turbines stand like sentinels on the crest of the hill.</span></p> Sat, 31 May 2014 12:34:00 +0000 Matt Martin 56592 at http://wrvo.org One farmer weighs pros and cons of wind turbines Symposium draws focus toward future renewable energy use http://wrvo.org/post/symposium-draws-focus-toward-future-renewable-energy-use <p></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:33:18 +0000 Gino Geruntino 53922 at http://wrvo.org Symposium draws focus toward future renewable energy use Research group praises wind energy's production, health impact http://wrvo.org/post/research-group-praises-wind-energys-production-health-impact <p></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:38:42 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 47530 at http://wrvo.org Research group praises wind energy's production, health impact 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 Underwater power line could bring N.Y. power to New England http://wrvo.org/post/underwater-power-line-could-bring-ny-power-new-england <p>A Massachusetts company wants to build an underwater transmission line from Plattsburgh to Burlington, Vt. that could give New York energy producers access to a new market.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 17:11:00 +0000 Sarah Harris 39080 at http://wrvo.org 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" Extension of wind energy production tax credit likely to trigger rush on components http://wrvo.org/post/extension-wind-energy-production-tax-credit-likely-trigger-rush-components-0 <p>The last-minute fiscal cliff deal brought good news for the wind industry. Congress agreed to extend production tax credits for wind energy producers until the end of 2013. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 21:25:43 +0000 Sarah Harris 31388 at http://wrvo.org Extension of wind energy production tax credit likely to trigger rush on components Nearing fiscal cliff, wind industry waits http://wrvo.org/post/nearing-fiscal-cliff-wind-industry-waits <p>For wind energy producers, the looming expiration date for the production tax credits, or PTCs, is getting even closer.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:50:41 +0000 Sarah Harris 31039 at http://wrvo.org Nearing fiscal cliff, wind industry waits Expiring tax credits for renewables blow an ill wind http://wrvo.org/post/expiring-tax-credits-renewables-blow-ill-wind <p>Over the last decade, new wind farms have changed America’s landscapes – and its power sources. The growth has been spurred by a production tax credit wind companies get in exchange for producing energy. But the credit is due to expire at the end of the year if Congress doesn’t renew it.</p><p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Sarah Harris 29490 at http://wrvo.org Expiring tax credits for renewables blow an ill wind