Wild Meadows http://nhpr.org en Newfound Area Voters Again Show Distaste For Wind Power At Town Meeting http://nhpr.org/post/newfound-area-voters-again-show-distaste-wind-power-town-meeting <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the second year in a row, voters in the Newfound region have used town-meeting day to voice their disapproval of proposed wind development in the area. Ordinances and resolutions restricting wind development passed by wide margins. Alexandria, Danbury, Hebron and Ashland all passed wind related warrant articles by as much as five to one.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There were a wide variety of measures.</span></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:47:02 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 44947 at http://nhpr.org Newfound Area Voters Again Show Distaste For Wind Power At Town Meeting Wild Meadows Wind Farm Submits Application For Construction http://nhpr.org/post/wild-meadows-wind-farm-submits-application-construction <p></p><p>After a year of redesigns, the Wild Meadows Wind Farm has submitted its state application to be built in the towns of Alexandria and Danbury. But in the past 18 months, the ground has shifted dramatically beneath the feet of the industry in New Hampshire, these days uncertain winds swirl around the proposal.</p><p></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 19:42:26 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 40233 at http://nhpr.org Wild Meadows Wind Farm Submits Application For Construction Lessons From Lempster: Town Has Found Wind Farm To Be Neither Blessing Nor Curse http://nhpr.org/post/lessons-lempster-town-has-found-wind-farm-be-neither-blessing-nor-curse <p></p><p>The towns of Alexandria, Danbury, and Grafton are weighing if they want a 36 turbine wind farm along their ridgelines.</p><p>It’s a contentious decision the town of Lempster approved in 2007. That project has been operating for four years, and it's the closest thing New Hampshire has to an analog for the decision these three towns are now facing.</p><p>When representatives from the Spanish energy company <a href="http://www.iberdrolarenewables.us/">Iberdrola Renewables &nbsp;</a>meet with people in Alexandria, Grafton and Danbury, it gets pretty heated.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:55:01 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 17198 at http://nhpr.org Lessons From Lempster: Town Has Found Wind Farm To Be Neither Blessing Nor Curse