wind power http://wrvo.org en 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 Cape Vincent wind power meeting message to BP: "Go Home!" http://wrvo.org/post/cape-vincent-wind-power-meeting-message-bp-go-home <p>Town officials and community members from the Jefferson County towns of Cape Vincent and Lyme gave energy company BP a clear signal at a meeting last night in Cape Vincent: a wind farm isn't welcome there. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:37:52 +0000 Joanna Richards 28045 at http://wrvo.org Cape Vincent wind power meeting message to BP: "Go Home!" BP to meet with towns of Cape Vincent & Lyme about wind power project http://wrvo.org/post/bp-meet-towns-cape-vincent-lyme-about-wind-power-project <p>With a wind project proposed by BP, the town of Cape Vincent recently passed strict new regulations for commercial wind turbines. Then BP began seeking state review under the Article X law. That process could bypass local laws, if they're deemed “unreasonable.” Now the company has called a meeting with town officials, scheduled for Tuesday night.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="LEFT"> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:26:40 +0000 Joanna Richards 27945 at http://wrvo.org BP to meet with towns of Cape Vincent & Lyme about wind power project Cuomo says Article X strikes right balance on power issues http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-says-article-x-strikes-right-balance-power-issues <p>While at Fort Drum this week talking about biomass fuel, Governor Andrew Cuomo chimed in on another energy issue &ndash; one much more likely to strike nerves in the North Country: the state&#39;s new Article X law.</p><p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 21:32:43 +0000 Joanna Richards 23880 at http://wrvo.org Jefferson County officials oppose offshore wind in Lake Ontario http://wrvo.org/post/jefferson-county-officials-oppose-offshore-wind-lake-ontario <p>A group of Jefferson County legislators has for the second time in two years expressed opposition to offshore wind turbines in Lake Ontario. Almost two years ago, the New York Power Authority proposed an offshore wind turbine project, which Jefferson County rejected. Now the county may move to oppose federal overtures in that direction.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 02:00:01 +0000 Joanna Richards 17510 at http://wrvo.org