wind energy http://wshu.org en Wind turbine moratorium in Conn. ended with approval of new regulations http://wshu.org/post/wind-turbine-moratorium-conn-ended-approval-new-regulations <p>Connecticut lawmakers broke an impasse Tuesday, approving regulations for wind power. The approval ends a moratorium on new wind turbines in the state.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:04:56 +0000 Craig LeMoult 16250 at http://wshu.org Wind turbine moratorium in Conn. ended with approval of new regulations Question before Conn. Supreme Court: "Is wind a fuel?" http://wshu.org/post/question-conn-supreme-court-wind-fuel <p>Among the questions the Connecticut Supreme Court heard Friday was this – can wind&nbsp; be considered fuel? The case centers on whether the state council that approves the siting of power facilities had the authority to approve a wind turbine project in Colebrook, Connecticut. A collection of homeowners in Colebrook and a community group that is arguing for greater regulation of wind farms sued the state over the approval of that farm.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:26:32 +0000 Craig LeMoult 13169 at http://wshu.org Conn. selects wind farm and solar project to expand state's renewable energy http://wshu.org/post/conn-selects-wind-farm-and-solar-project-expand-states-renewable-energy <p></p><p>Connecticut environmental officials announced Friday that the state has chosen a wind energy farm and a solar energy project to help diversify the state’s energy portfolio. The solar installation will be in Connecticut, but the wind farm will not be.</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 22:32:26 +0000 Craig LeMoult 5515 at http://wshu.org Conn. selects wind farm and solar project to expand state's renewable energy