Wind farm paid £1.2 million to produce no electricity

A wind farm has been paid £1.2 million [$1.85 million US] not to produce electricity for eight-and-a-half hours.

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Edward Malnick and Robert Mendick Telegraph [UK] 17 Sep 2011

The amount is ten times greater than the wind farm’s owners would have received had they actually generated any […]

RI high court: Firms have standing to challenge wind farm

Alex Kuffner The Providence Journal 4/23/2011

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Supreme Court has ruled that two large manufacturers have legal standing to challenge a key approval for a wind farm proposed in waters off Block Island, but the court decided that a regional environmental group does not have standing and cannot continue in the […]