Archive of posts filed under the Wind Power Feasibility category.

Town Meeting approves zoning for Met Tower

Evaluation of the potential for wind power at Needham’s RTS took an important step forward when Town Meeting approved two zoning articles permitting the erection of a temporary Met Tower (“Meteorological Tower”) to measure the wind at the RTS. On the first night of this year’s Annual Town Meeting, articles 3 and 4 were approved, …read more


March 2010 Update on Renewable Energy Projects

Green Needham’s wind feasibility study to evaluate the possibility of generating wind power at the RTS took several steps forward this month while a companion project determined that the site could also support 1 MW (Megawatt) of solar photovoltaic energy generation. Late in February, the Town received word that the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection …read more


January, 2010 Green Needham Meeting – Project Updates

The January 21, 2010 Green Needham meeting featured a review of 2009 accomplishments and 2010 goals for the sustainability projects going on under the Green Needham umbrella – projects involving Green Needham and collaborating organizations. Green needham meeting 2010 01-21 View more presentations from Green Needham.