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Tag: "wind turbine"

North Branch Gets Anemometer Tower

North Branch Gets Anemometer Tower

[ 1 ] June 4, 2011

Afton Nelson County, Virginia James Madison University staff and students were back at North Branch School again this past week to put up an anemometer tower. We first told you about the beginning phases of a study back in November of 2010. That was the first step of a process that might eventually allow NBS […]

North Branch Students Learn About Wind Turbines : May Get Their Own

North Branch Students Learn About Wind Turbines : May Get Their Own

[ 0 ] November 24, 2010

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Students at North Branch School got the chance in mid-November to learn all about wind energy. And they may get the chance to have their very own wind turbine to generate electricity in the near future. “We’re talking to the kids about the process we’re going to take in a couple […]

First Electric Generating Wind Turbine Up & Running : 6.24.10

First Electric Generating Wind Turbine Up & Running : 6.24.10

[ 1 ] June 24, 2010

Roseland/Beech Grove Nelson County, Virginia After more than a year of weaving in and out of regulatory requirements, Nelson County has its first official wind turbine that is generating electricity. “It actually hooks right into our electric panel which goes directly into the grid,” says Steve Crandall owner of Devils Backbone Brewing Company and founder […]

Wind Works! EcoTecture Begins Preparation For Wind Energy : 6.26.09

Wind Works! EcoTecture Begins Preparation For Wind Energy : 6.26.09

[ 0 ] June 26, 2009

Roseland/Beech Grove Nelson County, Virginia By Jennie Tal Once upon a time, the wind was a scary, mysterious thing. Over the years, it has been used to sail ships in international waters, grind grain in the Netherlands and even pump water right here in Nelson. But if Steve Crandall of Tectonics and EcoTecture has anything […]

Planning Commission: 05.27.09

Planning Commission: 05.27.09

[ 0 ] May 28, 2009

PLANNING COMMISSION Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Present: Ms. Philippa Proulx, Ms. Emily Hunt, Mr. Mike Harman, Ms. Linda Russell, Mr. Mike Tapager and Mr. Tommy Bruguiere (Board Liaison) CLASS III COMMUNICATION TOWER/NTELOS – Mr. Boger reported that nTelos has applied for a permit to construct a 122′ steel monopole on property owned by Mr. William […]