FLORIDA, Mass. — Representing a milestone in Massachusetts’ renewable energy development, the Hoosac Wind Power Project hosted a special visit from Gov. Deval Patrick and the state’s policymakers today. The delegation got an up-close look at what it takes to build the state’s newest and largest utility-scale wind farm, generating millions in local revenue and complete with turbines made in the USA.
PORTLAND, Ore. — The American Wind Energy Association today honored Iberdrola Renewables’ Stu Webster, director of permitting and environmental affairs, with the Andrew Linehan Award for Environmental Excellence. Webster received the award at the national advocacy group’s fall conference in Chandler, Ariz.
The Elk River Wind Project is a 150 megawatt (MW) wind energy project located near Latham and Beaumont in Butler County, Kan., approximately 45 miles east of Wichita. Primarily used to graze cattle, the site consists of 7,907 acres and is owned by five local landowners including Marsha Meyersick. Learn about her personal experience with renewable energy generation.