14 hrs ago
Jacksonville Daily News
Project advances but no firm timeline yet for offshore wind farm
The federal government recently identified more than 307,000 acres off the North Carolina coast for potential wind-energy development, the most significant step toward commercial wind power in the Tar Heel State.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Business incentives bill stumbles again in NC House
Rep. Paul Tine of Kitty Hawk, N.C. confers with Rep. Charles Jeter of Mecklenburg County during debate of Senate Bill 734 at the afternoon session of the House of Representatives on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C. Rep. Ruth Samuelson of Charlotte, left, confers with House Speaker Pro Tempore Paul Stam of Apex during debate of Senate Bill ... (more)
Site for N.C. wind farm to shrink, move
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced this week that it would shrink a proposed wind turbine field stretching from Corolla to Nags Head to a fraction of that size and that it would be placed 27 miles from shore instead of 6. Kitty Hawk was the lone Outer Banks town to officially protest when federal officials announced the 50-mile-long ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Feds reduce area in Atlantic Ocean for wind farms
The U.S. Department of Interior has reduced the areas of the Atlantic Ocean where turbines can be built, dealing a potential blow to North Carolina's hopes for wind farms off the coast.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Feds shrink NC's offshore wind zone
Prospects for large-scale wind farms off North Carolina's coast got a lot smaller Monday when the U.S. Department of Interior announced it shrunk the areas of the Atlantic Ocean where turbines can be built.