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
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.
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.
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.
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
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!
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
A 2013 study published in The Wildlife Society Bulletin found that wind turbines killed an estimated 573,000 birds annually in the United States. And that figure was 4 years ago. According to U.S. Wind Energy State Facts ( Oct. 2016), there are over 52,000 wind turbines installed across 40 U.S. States plus Puerto Rico & … Continue reading Conventional Wind Energy – A Design Deadly for Birds
31 Oct 2017 | BirdLife A new study has revealed which bird and bat species are most at risk of collision with wind turbines, with birds of prey and migratory birds coming top of the list. This research is the first to take a global view of the problem, and pinpoints some possible solutions to … Continue reading New study pinpoints birds of prey as hardest hit by wind farms
April 28, 2018 Another Michigan Community Moving Toward Wind Farm Restrictions DTE turbine tower plans for Beaver Township stumble on proposed zoning board recommendation AUBURN — The Beaver Township Zoning Board voted unanimously on Thursday to amend a proposed wind farm zoning ordinance for the Bay County community. More than 300 residents from the community … Continue reading Another Michigan Community Moving Toward Wind Farm Restrictions