Oppose Utility Scale Solar & Wind in Exeter RI
Petition to Oppose Utility Scale Solar and Wind Development in the Town of Exeter’s Residential Zones
The signees of this petition are registered Exeter voters that oppose the construction of utility scale solar and wind facilities in the Town of Exeter’s residentially zoned areas. Utility scale solar and wind facilities are constructed primarily to generate and supply utility companies with electricity. The large scale of these facilities is clearly
Wind turbines would be as tall as the largest building in Providence, approximately ten times the height currently allowed in a
residential zone. Utility solar developments strip sites of vegetation, remove soils, and level the topography. Utility solar and wind developments have caused serious problems in other towns when located in residential zones.