Posts Tagged ‘wind energy’

Many homeowners have installed renewable energy systems in order to lower their long-term energy bills and reduce their carbon footprints. If you are a homeowner and are considering investing in renewable energy options to power your home, you should be aware of the federal residential renewable energy tax credit, which allows taxpayers to claim a …Read More

Wind turbine proponents should be thrilled to know that green energy generators have little impact on property value, and in some cases even increase property value.
In the heated debate over whether industrial wind farms damage property values, the latest Ontario study concludes the giant turbines have “no statistically significant impact” on the sale prices of …Read More

Wind Farms do not Affect Property Value - Thursday, September 12, 2013

After analyzing over 50,000 home sales near 67 wind facilities in 27 counties across nine US states, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) concluded that wind farms (a leading renewable energy source) do not affect the value of nearby residental property.
The new report, funded by the Department of Energy (DOE), is based on site …Read More

IKEA Purchases Wind Farm - Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Mainstream Renewable Power, a global wind and solar company, has closed a deal to sell its 7.65 megawatt Carrickeeny Wind Farm to IKEA, the world’s largest furniture retailer. Mainstream Renewable Power has commenced construction of the project which is located in Leitrim in the North West of Ireland and it is expected to be operational …Read More

Wind farms now supply 5 percent of the electricity utilized by residents and small businesses in Chicago, Illinois. According to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office, since the new aggregation program, those in Chicago are serving as an environmentally conscious model for other communities in Illinois.
Hundreds of cities and towns in have adopted aggregation, which allows them …Read More

Historical Times for Maryland and Renewable Energy
March saw a historical moment in Maryland, when the state’s Senate passed a new wind energy law that will require a certain percentage of the state’s electricity consumption to be supplied by offshore wind energy. The move reflects a push in the state to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, …Read More