Fresh on the heels of the denial from the FAA to extend their construction clearance for a wind project in Erie County, PA, Pioneer Green Energy has been dealt another major blow. The US Department of Defense has determined another proposed Pioneer effort, the Great Bay Wind project in Somerset County, Maryland: … would significantly […]
FAA Denies Pioneer Green Energy Extension for Wind Turbine Construction
Pioneer Green Energy was just handed a pretty serious setback in their attempts to keep their proposed Erie County, PA wind turbine project alive. Any structure over 200 feet tall must receive approval from the FAA before construction can begin. Originally, approvals for the 67 turbine locations were issued on September 9th, 2012 and were […]
Calculating Wind Turbine Setbacks With Science Instead of Politics
If there is one hot button issue in communities where wind turbines are being discussed, it’s setbacks, how far must wind turbines be kept from property lines, roads and occupied buildings. Wind developers want a very short distance so they can install the maximum number of turbines while residents and property owners want them kept […]
Do North East Officials Understand Wind Turbine Technical Issues?
All of us who live in North East Township prefer to go about our daily lives with the confidence that township officials are making good decisions, keeping the interests of ALL township residents in mind as they weigh the pros and cons of specific business affecting everyone in our community. The proposed wind turbine project, […]