Ordinances often require developers of wind energy projects to limit noise and shadow flicker that impacts local residents as well as establish setback distances from neighboring residences.
KCP&L announced plans to increase its sustainability portfolio with the purchase of an additional 500 megawatts (MW) of power from two new wind facilities in its service region.
Unlike conventional energy sources, like coal or oil, the supply and demand of renewable energy are, to a large extent, unpredictable because they are affected by the natural fluctuations in the power source itself.
Aside from the personal spat with Alex Salmond over the issue, was it ever right, or possible, for Donald Trump to wage his own one-man war against a wind farm project, off the coast of Scotland?
With the Acquisition, Boralex gains access to a major pipeline of projects, of which over 150 MW may be commissioned in 2017 and 2018.
Thanks to wind energy, multinational software giant SAP has increased its use of renewable energy from 43% in 2013 to 100% in 2014.