Permits Extended For Older Altamont Pass Wind Turbines; Environmentalists Say Over 1,500 Birds Could Die
Alameda County Supervisors approved an extension for permits for older model wind turbines on the Altamont Pass that environmentalists say could cause more bird deaths.
Halus, a company that installs refurbished windmills for the purpose of generating electricity, has proposed erecting a 100 ft. tall windmill roughly 500 ft. from the boundary of Heron Bay.
Google is investing $75 million in an Iowa wind farm as part of its effort to encourage development of cleaner energy sources.
A windmill undergoing restoration in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park is set to spin its sails.
The second phase of the reconstruction of one of San Francisco’s two Golden Gate Park historic windmills wrapped up Monday when a copper dome was placed on the top by a giant crane.