ASTROBOB St. Pat's aurora update plus a pleasing lunar lineup tonight
The sun's wind of particles has been pounding Earth's defensive magnetic shield since early this morning. A magnificent display of auroras erupted in response. While hurricane winds can reach over 2... Posted on 3/17/13 at 7:10 PM
STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER S.D. Wind Energy Association meeting in Mitchell
I don't know why, but this seems to be a big week for statewide organizations to meet in Mitchell. Yesterday, the state Board of Education met here and discussed, among other things, a big building ... Posted on 11/30/10 at 9:43 AM
Wind farms feed local economies and generate local tax revenue. Overall, renewable development means more money for valuable local services like schools, fire and rescue, and police; while also stimulating local business that provides materials for construction and services to workers constructing and maintaining wind turbines.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A large storm system packing high winds, hail and several possible tornadoes tore across a wide swath of the South and Midwest on Wednesday, killing one person, blacking out power to thousands and damaging homes.
The Production Tax Credit — which offers a 2.2-cent tax break for every kilowatt-hour of electricity produced from utility-scale turbines — expires Dec. 31, and uncertainty about whether and how it will be extended has sent ripples through the industry.
Q. Everywhere I went Wednesday and Thursday in Mitchell, I saw garbage cans blown over with garbage strewn onto the street. What are we supposed to do when our garbage day falls on such a windy day? Does the city have any advice?
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