Company cancels North Texas wind farms

A Canadian renewable energy company has canceled a pair of wind projects near Wichita Falls after a Air Force training base said the project would interfere with its pilot training and radar systems. Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. had planned to build two projects totaling 300 megawatts of wind power east and southeast of Wichita Falls … Continue reading Company cancels North Texas wind farms

Norway rejects wind farm in favor of wild reindeer

Norway rejects wind farm in favor of wild reindeer 02/07/2018 Nearly 35,000 wild reindeer make their home in the southern mountains of Norway – “the last remaining viable populations in Europe,” according to Reuters. And the country recently prioritized the animals over energy, rejecting construction of a 120 megawatt (MW) wind farm over concerns it could harm the animals. via Norway rejects wind farm … Continue reading Norway rejects wind farm in favor of wild reindeer

L’Anse Township considers wind turbine proposal

L'Anse Township considers wind turbine proposal  Jun 28, 2018 10:14 PM EDT | Korinne Griffith   Link to Video:  L'ANSE TOWNSHIP -- In December of 2017, Renewable Energy Systems (RES) proposed to put approximately 35 to 55 wind turbines throughout land in L'Anse Township. On April 27, 2018 the Baraga Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to support the project. … Continue reading L’Anse Township considers wind turbine proposal

Six New Papers Reveal A Hushed-Up ‘Green’ Reality: Wind Turbines Destroy Habitats

Studies Show Wind Farms Destroy Habitats WRITTEN BY KENNETH RICHARD, MARCH 16, 2018. Six New Papers Reveal A Hushed-Up ‘Green’ Reality: Wind Turbines Destroy Habitats More Wind Turbines, More Habitat Harm, Loss Six new papers expose the systematic destruction of natural wildlife habitats via the installation of wind turbines. Read more at No Tricks Zone 1. A 20-Fold … Continue reading Six New Papers Reveal A Hushed-Up ‘Green’ Reality: Wind Turbines Destroy Habitats

RES’s “local” jobs already going to out-of-state workers. Cass County IN

Cass County IN Property Rights Look at RES’s “local” jobs already going to out-of-state workers. This is a bird and bat counter in a car with Illinois plates TRESPASSING on private property owned by a member of the Cass County Property Rights group. These people are counting birds and bats, likely to say there aren’t … Continue reading RES’s “local” jobs already going to out-of-state workers. Cass County IN

Wind turbines around the Great Lakes? A terrible idea for birds, bats – Chicago Tribune

Wind turbines at Flakfortet near Copenhagen. (Jens Dresling / AP) Michael Hutchins The rush is on to build scores of large, commercial wind energy facilities in and around the Great Lakes, in Canada and the United States. From the proposed Galloo Island and Lighthouse projects in New York to Camp Perry and Icebreaker in Ohio … Continue reading Wind turbines around the Great Lakes? A terrible idea for birds, bats – Chicago Tribune

Skyscrapers, Towers, And Wind Turbines May Be Causing Thunder Snow

There is a credible amount of peer reviewed research linking buildings and large towers to cloud-to-ground lightning in snowstorms. Shocking, right? Since cloud-to-ground lightning is what is most dangerous to us (though accounts for a minority of lightning compared to intracloud and cloud-to-cloud), it is worth a further look. Christopher Schultz, a research meteorologist at … Continue reading Skyscrapers, Towers, And Wind Turbines May Be Causing Thunder Snow

Wind Energy, Great Lakes Regional Guidelines

The Huron Mountains are "characterized by its boreal vegetation and unusually diverse and pristine habitats. It includes one of the largest remnants of substantially undisturbed old-growth forest in the upper Great Lakes region." Report on recommendations for siting Wind Turbines in the Great Lakes States. The recommendations summarized here represent the first in-depth, evidence-based synthesis … Continue reading Wind Energy, Great Lakes Regional Guidelines