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Iberdrola reorganizes U.S. operations into single holding company

<http://www.power-eng.com/articles/2013/11/iberdrola-reorganizes-u-s-operations-into-single-holding-company.html&gt; Iberdrola reorganizes U.S. operations into single holding company 11/21/2013 Iberdrola S.A. announced it has received the necessary approvals to reorganize all its U.S. companies under a single holding company known as Iberdrola USA, Inc. The move will align the company’s U.S. operations with its corporate practice of establishing a single, national holding company in … Continue reading

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Lawmakers see another chance for wind farm reform

http://www.unionleader.com/article/20131107/NEWS05/131109340/0/NEWHAMPSHIRE03 November 07. 2013 10:59PM Lawmakers see another chance for wind farm reform By DAN SEUFERT Union Leader Correspondent Related Stories Wild Meadows wind farm scaled back BRISTOL — As the 2014 legislative session wanes, two Lakes Region legislators are pushing bills aimed at improving the way the state deals with new wind farm applications and … Continue reading

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Wind farms touted as ‘green’ energy source but have impact on birds

http://www.katu.com/news/local/Wind-farms-green-energy-impact-on-birds-213903851.html?tab=video&c=y Click here to watch video Touted as a green solution to feed our nation’s hunger for energy, wind farms are also blamed for killing millions of birds. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates 440,000 birds are killed nationwide each year by wind farms. The number is expected to reach one million per year … Continue reading

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AFTER TURBULENT HEARING, SUPERVISORS POSTPONE ACTION ON WIND ORDINANCE TO MAY 15

http://eastcountymagazine.org/node/13209 Linda Ewing asks Supervisors, “Don’t turn a deaf ear for money.” “The Boulevard Marathon is like the Boston Marathon…[Residents opposed to the wind ordinance] are “like people with a pressure cooker and ball bearings with a bomb, trying to stop the projects…This is economic terrorism.” – John Gibson, Hamann Companies “You should choose to … Continue reading

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Longer Renewable Energy Contracts Could Deliver Savings To Mass. Consumers

http://www.wbur.org/2013/05/10/renewable-energy-contracts By Fred Bever May 10, 2013 In this Feb. 24, 2006, file photo, a wind turbine stands, generating power next to Hull High School in the shadow of Boston. (Stephan Savoia/AP File) BOSTON — Massachusetts is leading the New England states in securing energy produced from resources such as the wind and the sun, as … Continue reading

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Proposed wind turbine farm in McCain Valley met with opposition

http://www.10news.com/news/proposed-wind-turbine-farm-in-mccain-valley-met-with-opposition-05062013 Video Photos Posted: 05/07/2013 Last Updated: 5 days ago John Carroll SAN DIEGO – A group of residents from the Boulevard and Jacumba communities in the far East County say they do not want any more wind turbine farms built around them. Boulevard Planning Group chair Donna Tisdale did not mince words. “It’s immoral, … Continue reading

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US taxpayers giving $4B to foreign firms for green energy projects, study says

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/01/17/us-taxpayers-giving-4b-to-foreign-firms-for-green-energy-projects-study-says/#ixzz2IFkMYsum Published January 17, 2013 FoxNews.com U.S. taxpayers have forked over nearly $4 billion to foreign-owned companies as part of a stimulus program that pays cash grants to green-energy firms, according to a newly released congressional report. The report from Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee charged that the Treasury Department-administered program has … Continue reading

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Wind Farm Called Giant Pain in the Neck

http://www.courthousenews.com/2012/10/30/51797.htm  By MARLENE KENNEDY       ALBANY, N.Y. (CN) – Dozens of neighbors of a $200 million wind farm sued the companies behind it, claiming noise and lights give them migraines, make them nervous and keep them up at night. Read Courthouse News’ Environmental Law Review. Their dogs bark too much, dairy cows are less … Continue reading

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Iberdrola shifts US focus to networks, not planning renewables sales

http://www.snl.com/Interactivex/article.aspx?CdId=A-16520770-12849 November 27, 2012 11:55 AM ET By Abby Gruen Tools Related Companies Iberdrola SA Vizcaya, Spain Iberdrola USA Inc. New Gloucester, Maine Users Also Read Central Maine Power starts construction on new transmission line – Thursday, February 07, 2013 11:36 AM Maine Natural Gas inks agreement for construction of gas pipeline – Friday, March 08, 2013 7:33 … Continue reading