Tag Archives: wind energy

The windmill behind Michael Scaviola's Prospect home no longer has its blades.

Residential wind turbines nothing new in Prospect

PROSPECT — Residential windmills are not a new phenomenon in Prospect. Town Council member Michael Scaviola has had one on his one-acre property for nearly three decades, though it hasn’t…

Siting Council member Philip Ashton speaks during the council's meeting May 12 in New Britain. The council voted 6-2 to deny BNE's petition to build two wind turbines in Prospect.

Wind Prospect denied

NEW BRITAIN – After months of research and over $100,000 spent on legal fees and experts, the hard work has finally paid off for members of Save Prospect who fought…


Evidentiary hearings come to a close, decision imminent on Wind Prospect project

The experts have offered their opinion, the advisors have advised, questions have been asked, and each side has made its case. Now all that’s left for those on both sides…

A simulation created by BNE Energy shows the location of propsed wind turbines in Prospect.

Wind turbine regulation bill blows out of committee

HARTFORD – A bill requiring new regulations on wind turbine projects was voted out of the Energy and Technology Committee Tuesday. The bill would put the breaks on wind projects…

Letter to the editor: Wind energy is now a statewide issue

The discussions of wind energy in the towns of Prospect and Colebrook involve proposals for a statewide moratorium of wind turbine construction/operation and a statewide setback of 1.25 miles from…

Letter to the editor: Safety concerns in Prospect turbine plans

I am for green energy. I am for wind energy. I am for both in Prospect. However, I do not support the proposed wind turbine project in Prospect for one…