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Kansas Wind Update – Kansas Supreme Court Issues Ruling in Zimmerman v. Wabaunsee County

After a wait of nearly 18 months, the Kansas Supreme Court on Friday issued a much anticipated ruling on a case involving a number of key issued for wind developers. The case, Zimmerman v. Board of County Commissioners of Wabaunsee … Continue reading

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A Change In The Wind For Google?

Google might not fare so well in the recent appeal before the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit brought by Rosetta Stone, the internationally-known language learning company. In Rosetta Stone Ltd. v. Google Inc., the Fourth Circuit considered … Continue reading

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Origins of Wind Power: Mr. Brush's Windmill Dynamo

Every once in a while, I stumble across something so good that I have to share it with you all. Here's the back-story. I've always been fascinated with the concept of first-movers. It takes a peculiar mix of genius, foresight … Continue reading

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Offshore Wind State Update: Mid-Atlantic Edition (New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina)

New Jersey Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Credit Program: On Monday May 16, 2010, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities announced and confirmed that they have begun accepting applications for offshore wind projects in state waters. Applications must be received … Continue reading

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Offshore Wind: An Argument for Aesthetics

Many of those opposed to offshore wind power have argued that offshore wind turbines are an aesthetic blight. Typically, my response to that position has been, "Ok, but have you ever seen a coal fired power plant?" With the understanding … Continue reading

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