May 12, 2010
Everyone goes through ups and downs in their life, or a bump in the road or a hiccup, but Jeff Metzger of Just Wind says, “I’m an eternal optimist”.
February 23, 2010
The American Wind Energy Association says there is more wind energy potential in the Dakotas than previously estimated.
December 21, 2009
An over-flowing crowd gathered in the Rolette School lunchroom last Wednesday evening to learn more about a potential wind farm that could be constructed within the county.
Members from JustWIND, an independent and privately held community wind farm developer located in Napoleon, held the informative meeting aimed at answering questions and concerns by those potentially affected by a wind farm.
December 15, 2009
A multidisciplinary panel has concluded that the sounds generated by wind turbines are not harmful to human health, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) announced today.
December 09, 2009
Steve Fettig of Just Wind, Napoleon, met with the county commissioners last Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at the regular Logan County Commissioners meeting. Fettig discussed some of the changes for the gravel roads Just Wind will build and use for wind tower equipment movement and cement trucks to access the towers.
December 02, 2009
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement by AWEA CEO Denise Bode following the release of a study by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory concluding that proximity to wind energy facilities does not have a pervasive or widespread adverse effect on the property values of nearby homes:
September 09, 2009
This was a common phrase re-affirmed at the community update meeting for JustWIND held last Thursday at the Napoleon American Legion Hall. Owner of JustWIND, Jeff Metzger apologized to the crowd of about 130 JustWIND investors and other interested persons, for the length of time since an update meeting was held for the
As for the wind project, Metzger said, "Nothing has changed, we're going to build our wind farm here in Napoleon."
September 09, 2009
EMMONS COUNTY -- Karen Radzykewycz of Billings, Mont., Public Utilities Specialist for Western, said the agreement is a five-year contract under which Western would purchase 100 megawatts per year from JustWIND.
She said the major part of the agreement, the price of the electricity generated by JustWIND, has been completed and that attorneys for the two entities are working out various other details before the agreement can be signed.
May 19, 2009
There's a new cash crop in the air that's gaining popularity from the White House to the farmhouse, and Jeff Metzger has planted seeds and is ready to harvest.
The Mound resident started the wind farm development company JustWIND last year and his first project, the Logan County Wind Farm, will soon rise out of the ground in the sparsely populated city of Napoleon, N.D.
May 06, 2009
The North Dakota Public Service Commission has given the JustWIND Company the approval to build a 153 wind turbine farm near Napoleon. The PSC has questions on the proposed locations of 6 of the turbines which were not at least 1,400 feet away from homes and buildings. Logan County setback requirements are 750 feet and the PSC had said at one point the towers should be at least 1,000 feet from homes and buildings.