Jul 04, 2014 — The U.S. doesn't yet generate one watt of energy from commercial offshore wind.
A few 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.
As recently as this spring, construction of a wind farm in Lake Erie, off the Ohio shoreline near Cleveland, looked promising. But now, there's doubt there will be any wind development in the Great Lakes. Go to full article
Jun 04, 2013 — A Massachusetts company wants to build an underwater transmission line from Plattsburgh to Burlington. The line could give New York state energy producers access to a new market. Go to full article
May 15, 2013 — 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. Go to full article
Apr 19, 2013 — 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... Go to full article
Churubusco, NY, Nov 20, 2012 — The Route 11 corridor has seen a lot of wind development over the past few years. Developers have been busy securing sites, building roads, and trucking turbine materials in.... Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Jul 26, 2011 — Wind power projects have been controversial in the North Country ever since the Maple Ridge Wind Farm started turning in Lewis County more than five years ago. One of the big... Go to full article
Cape Vincent, NY, Jul 20, 2011 — Small communities across the North Country, from Burke in the east to Hammond in the west, have been deeply divided over wind power development. The disputes pit... Go to full article
Hartford, CT, Apr 14, 2011 — After a farmer found an injured Golden eagle in New York this winter, wildlife veterinarians in Massachusetts treated the bird. And a biologist outfitted it with a GPS... Go to full article
Parishville, NY, Mar 28, 2011 — A skeptical public greeted wind power representatives Saturday in St. Lawrence County. Iberdrola Renewables says it's in "the earliest stages" of developing an industrial... Go to full article