Wind Turbines

The city of Burlington, largest in the Green Mountain State, is the only city in the U.S. to provide electricity from entirely renewable sources, notwithstanding criticism from some environmentalists. PBS Newshour Weekend investigates.
Feb 1, 2015   PBS NewsHour
The Alaskan government has announced plans to build wind turbines in six small villages along the state's windy western coast. Locals applaud the investment.
Jan 28, 2009   Anchorage Daily News
The Department of the Interior has decided that a proposed wind farm to be built in the waters off Cape Cod poses 'no serious environmental threat.' Homeowners and boaters on the Cape, including Ted Kennedy, continue to fight it.
Jan 19, 2009   The New York Times
A proposed bridge going over the Columbia River in the Portland-Vancouver area may be able to power itself with wind turbines integrated right onto the design.
Jan 15, 2009   OregonLive
Canada is now on the road to developing enough capacity to have at least some residents in every province receiving at least some of their energy from turbines.
Jan 7, 2009   The Globe and Mail
Some residents living too close to wind turbines are feeling the negative effects of the noise they produce: nausea, headaches, and vertigo, to name a few.
Nov 6, 2008   USA Today
In order to reduce New York City's dependence on natural gas, Mayor Bloomberg is proposing an offshore wind farm and skyscraper-mounted turbines.
Aug 22, 2008   The Globe and Mail
<p>Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens has announced his plan to reduce America's dependency on foreign oil, emphasizing the extensive transfer of wealth out of the country it has caused. His plan relies on natural gas vehicles and increasing wind power.</p>
Jul 27, 2008   The San Diego Union-Tribune
<p>Offshore drilling company StatoilHydro is finding a new way to get energy at sea- with large-scale wind turbines.</p>
May 29, 2008   Energy Business Review
<p>The Navajo Nation has announced plans to build wind turbines and generate electricity in the windy high mesas of Northern Arizona.</p>
Mar 31, 2008   The Arizona Republic