Turbine Construction Site on Mars Hill in Maine, This is what wind farm construction looks like from a distance. To know what it's like close-up you can watch a video of Mars Hill Residents talking about the impact the windfarm has had on their lives here WIND TURBINE PROJECT, Mars Hill, ME SCOPE OF WORK: Twenty-eight wind … Continue reading Mountain tops blasted to make room for Turbines.
Wind Turbine Sound: An Independent Investigation
February 5, 201, Blissfield Middle School. Yooper Native Rob Rand of Rand Acoustics presentation on the noise of Wind . Interstate Informed Citizens Coalition, a group opposing the location of wind turbines in Riga, Ogden and Fairfield townships, hosted a seminar at the Blissfield Middle School. Rob Rand is a skilled and dedicated technical professional with … Continue reading Wind Turbine Sound: An Independent Investigation
Wind Energy production as fickle as – The wind.
How much energy do wind turbines produce? Every wind turbine has a range of wind speeds, typically around 30 to 55 mph, in which it will produce at its rated, or maximum, capacity. At slower wind speeds, the production falls off dramatically. If the wind speed decreases by half, power production decreases by a factor … Continue reading Wind Energy production as fickle as – The wind.
Lake Superior Action Research Conservation: roads and blasting issues when putting turbines in the Lake Superior watershed.
This Document by lsarc.ca, is very relevant and highlights the same issues and environmental damages the Huron Mountain project will cause. This project was proposed just like the The Huron Mountains are a part of the Canadian Shield. So the geology and location are very similar. It also points out how it is against the Great … Continue reading Lake Superior Action Research Conservation: roads and blasting issues when putting turbines in the Lake Superior watershed.
RES – Promise of jobs falls short as RES decides not to contract for road work locally.
Sales Pitch: Industrial Wind Energy Installations brings local jobs! - MISLEADING or FALSE New York, RES - Promise of jobs falls short as RES decides not to contract for road work locally. Oct. 2017 Copenhagen Wind Farm, New York Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc., recently decided not to subcontract access road construction work to one … Continue reading RES – Promise of jobs falls short as RES decides not to contract for road work locally.
Sales Pitch: Industrial Turbines are Quiet – FALSE
We have not posted as much on turbine noise, as it will have an effect primarily on the wildlife, and anyone in the the area, hiking, or hunting. Listen here: The sales pitch newer industrial turbines are only as loud as a refrigerator. What they do not add is that it sounds like a refrigerator … Continue reading Sales Pitch: Industrial Turbines are Quiet – FALSE
Germany’s Wind Farms Are Ticking Time Bombs, A ‘Significant Danger’ To Environment!
P Gosselin on 22. June 2018 As Germany’s nearly 30,000-strong fleet of wind turbines approach 20 or more years in age, the list of catastrophic collapses is growing more rapidly. The turbines are now being viewed by technical experts as “ticking time bombs.” According to a commentary by Daniel Wetzel of online German Daily ‘Die Welt’, the aging rickety … Continue reading Germany’s Wind Farms Are Ticking Time Bombs, A ‘Significant Danger’ To Environment!
The Impacts to Ecotourism
What is it that second home owners, vacationers or tourists value about the U.P. or Baraga County in particular? I would think that surveys and polling should be done to determine whether people will continue to vacation or maintain second homes in the area. Before any decision is made that could harm a reliable economic … Continue reading The Impacts to Ecotourism