Bringing Home the Green Recovery: A User’s Guide to the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is available from Green For All and PolicyLink to assist local and state advocates, nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and policymakers in making the best use of recovery dollars. While the guide is not a complete survey of funding provisions in the Recovery Act to be used for planning renewable energy projects, it does provide a useful overview of the recovery programs being funded and provides recommendations for building an inclusive green economy.
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Renewable energy has been a major factor in the resurgence of energy corridor acquisitions. The nature of renewable energy means there is a need to link the energy source (often in remote, not-very-populated areas) to the energy demand (in highly populated areas). As advocates for wind energy, transmission can be a significant hurdle in successful development of wind farms.
I started writing a blog about a recent presentation I attended on the legal issues of using eminent domain for energy corridors. While writing I realized an overview of what eminent domain is may be helpful. The original post was too long to include it all, so here is the brief tutorial:
Windustry is honored to have received a second Wedgeshare grant of $3,500 from the Wedge Community Coop in Minneapolis. The Wedge Community Coop is a visionary community treasure with 35 years of service to the local community.
Those of you who frequent this blog may remember an entry back in June about an upcoming "turbine hugging" picture from a community wind event in the UK. Well, I have kept checking their website, http://www.ecoweek.info/WORLDRECORD/worldrecord.html to no avail. Finally I contacted them by e-mail to see if/when a picture might be posted. While it is still not up on their website, th