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Wind farms growing in Massachusetts

Three New England farms on track to begin operations before the end of the year promise to bring clean energy, tax revenue, and jobs to economically hard-hit regions of the state. Read more.

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Haunted Happenings

Wind power supporters Karen Kahn and Marjorie Kelly carry the Salem Wind Power banner in the 2012 Haunted Happenings Parade.

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Second Ipswich Turbine

The Salem News reports that Ipswich has started construction on a second turbine, which will be near the first turbine on Town Farm Road. The town’s second wind turbine is slated to be up and running by Thanksgiving. The new … Continue reading

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Wind Turbines Coming to Gloucester

The Gloucester Times reported in August that three new turbines are coming to Gloucester: But within the next two months, three mammoth wind turbines worth an estimated $23 million will wend their way through city streets in an unprecedented traffic … Continue reading

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Wind Turbines Popping Up on South Shore

In 2012, cities and towns on Massachusetts’ South Shore have added wind turbines at a rate of one a month, says Galen Moore of Boston Business Journal. In his August 21 blog post, Moore notes that in the last eight months, … Continue reading

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State proposes new sound testing for Falmouth

The Boston Globe reports this week on the possibility of new sound testing for wind turbine installations across the state. In a follow up story in the Salem News (5.22.12), Mayor Driscoll confirms that thus far there is  no evidence to … Continue reading

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City conducts another round of sound testing

According to the Salem Gazette: The Salem Energy Planning Office has begun an additional round of acoustic testing on Winter Island Road in Salem and Naugus Head in Marblehead, part of what Salem city officials describe as efforts to address … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Good for the Economy

In a letter to the Salem News, CEO of Groom Energy John Guerster reminds us that clean energy technologies are putting Massachusetts residents to work: Clean energy companies in Massachusetts already employ 64,000 people, and that number is growing. The … Continue reading

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Alla Weinstein Wins Renewable Energy Award for Innovation

Alla Weinstein won Renewable Energy World Magazine’s innovation award for demonstrating the effectiveness of building ocean turbines on platforms. The 2 MW turbines can be up and running in just 2 years. The first turbines are off the coast of … Continue reading

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Scituate Turbine Up and Running

After eight years, Scituate’s 1.5 MW turbine began producing power in late February. As reported in the Boston Globe: The turbine will be owned and operated by Scituate Wind LLC, a company created with Solaya Energy LLC and principals of … Continue reading

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