Wind farm

Wind farm project tower goes up

Wind farm project tower goes up

The next significant matter in developing a proposed wind farm project for Blueskin Bay was ''raised'' yesterday.

Changes in wind for Blueskin energy project

A proposed wind farm project for Blueskin Bay would maintain its "community values" despite a recommendation to move toward a corporate governance structure.

DCC eyes turbines plan

DCC eyes turbines plan

The Dunedin City Council is "open to the idea" of buying electricity from a community group planning to erect a $5 million windmill cluster in Blueskin Bay, and is investigating if such a move would be viable.

Turbines slow to grow on neighbours

Turbines slow to grow on neighbours

Lee Stream farmer Peter Doherty still considers the wind turbines he can see from his farm gate "a blot on the landscape".

Otago wind power 'like eating your own veges'

Otago wind power 'like eating your own veges'

Pioneer Generation's Mt Stuart wind farm is officially open and producing energy, despite a snowy start.

Couple planning to catch the wind

Couple planning to catch the wind

A Dunedin couple's plans to build a hot pools and accommodation complex in Queensberry have been put to one side, in favour of a wind farm that could have 100 turbines.

Next step for energy project

Next step for energy project

The trust hoping to erect a cluster of wind turbines to provide electricity to Blueskin Bay area residents is about to begin the next phase - engaging with the community.

More monitoring to determine wind-farm feasibility

More monitoring to determine wind-farm feasibility

Further monitoring will be carried out on the Kakanui Mountains to help establish the feasibility of a wind farm being investigated by Waitaki Wind Ltd.

Preparing for power tower

Preparing for power tower

Work on the Mt Stuart wind farm between Milton and Waitahuna is progressing well as foundations are being prepared and base rings placed in position. The rings will be embedded in the concrete to form the base upon which each tower will be bolted.

Wind farm delay

Claimed delays over a further Environment Court hearing involving the proposed Project Hayes wind farm on the Lammermoor Range in Central Otago were highlighted at an Otago Regional Council meeting on Wednesday.

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