Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick joined state and local officials in the Northern Berkshires to mark the opening of the largest on-shore wind project in the Commonwealth. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…
The Hoosac Wind Project, a 19-turbine industrial wind farm located in the Berkshire towns of Florida and Monroe was celebrated by state and local officials, General Electric, Iberdrola Renewables, and Governor Deval Patrick.
Renewable energy advocates are praising a vote by a rural consortium of towns in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom supporting wind development. But opponents say the sample is too small to be of consequence.
At the annual meeting of the Unified Towns and Gores of Essex County, voters supported wind projects by 24 to 16. Renewable Energy Vermont Gabrielle Stebbins says it reaffirms what other polls and votes across the state have determined.