Federal, state, and local regulations govern many aspects of wind energy development. The nature of the project and its location will largely drive the levels of regulation required. Check the DSIRE database of federal and state renewable energy policies and incentives. This site https://windexchange.energy.gov/policies-incentives?search=lets you search for ordinances from states, counties, townships, and a link to … Continue reading Database of Wind Energy Policies and Incentives
Michigan Case Law: Wind Energy is not “demonstrated public need” .
One of the arguments you hear often from wind developers, is that it can not be stopped because of exclusionary or demonstrated need. Michigan Courts have ruled that wind energy, energy use and state mandates do not equal demonstrated need. Tuscola has made no attempt to show that there is a "demonstrated public need" for … Continue reading Michigan Case Law: Wind Energy is not “demonstrated public need” .