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August 17, 2012

Exergy halts work on wind farm

Darin Oswald — Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman  •    •  Posted 2012-08-17 12:07:17

Exergy Development Group has ended its efforts to build the 116-megawatt package of wind farms this year. The renewable-energy developer gave up contract rights to build the wind generation plants in Twin Falls, Lincoln and Bingham counties, according to a filing this week with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. The filing came as stories in bicycle-racing publications reported that the company, which sponsors several bike races and the Exergy racing team, is behind in paying its bills. [ read more … ]

FAA certifies — again — Cape Wind won’t threaten air traffic

Nick Juliano, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2012-08-17 12:07:37

Federal regulators yesterday certified that an offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound would not endanger air traffic in the area, reiterating its determination for the fourth time after local activists won a procedural challenge to an earlier version.
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