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Ordinance could come too late for south Ada wind project (access required)

A couple who wants to go into the business of installing small wind turbines is worried their company will lose customers because Ada County has no renewable energy ordinance that allows such structures. A renewable energy ordinance that was proposed a year ago is expected to come before the county's Board of Commissioners May 11. It ...

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  3. This is correct: the County does not have an Energy Ordinance that includes turbines but is in the process of approving one. However, in reviewing the County Commissioner’s Staff Report, the Ordinance was only one factor in “red tagging”/stopping the project. The Staff Report specifically calls out engineering flaws and/or discrepancies in the construction of the foundation for the turbine.

    Idahobusinessreview.com should have reviewed all the information about this subject before insinuating that Ada County is preventing economic growth by stymying small businesses such as Treasure Valley Wind and Solar.