RES's Ball Will Wind Project, Villenova, NY Jul 28, 2018 The demand by RES to increase the height to 600-ft from an agreed-upon 495 comes as a shock to many Villenova township residents. "You've clear cut so much for our forest. I thought these things were supposed to be environmental." June 26, 2018 public hearing … Continue reading Video: “You’ve clear cut our forest!” RES Ball Will Wind Project Hearing on Turbine height increase.
Wind turbine spinning out of control in Mitchell County, family of 5 forced out of home August 29th 2018 | Jamie Burch | ktxs.com LORAINE, Texas — A Mitchell County family of five is temporarily out of a home because of an out of control wind turbine. Christopher Madrid said he woke up about 2 a.m. Sunday … Continue reading Dangers: Wind turbine spinning out of control.
July 2014 | James Hamblin | The Atlantic They prevent $7 billion in health costs every year by filtering air pollution—not to mention their psychological effects. Research says the closer you can live to trees, the better off you are. John “Johnny Appleseed” Chapman stomped through the Midwestern winter snow with bare feet. His cloak … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Trees
Birds at Risk: The Importance of Canada's Boreal Wetlands and Waterways. OCTOBER 26, 2011 | | Boreal Songbird Initiative The boreal forest of Canada is a critical stronghold of our planet's bird life, supporting large portions of the global population of many species. Billions of birds migrate to and from the boreal region and reproduce … Continue reading Birds at Risk: The Importance of Canada’s Boreal Wetlands and Waterways
August 16, 2016 | THE LONDON FREE PRESS It’s a standard that would eliminate almost all of Ontario’s current wind farms and the ones recently approved. In the wake of the release of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service migratory bird study, the American Bird Conservancy is calling for an 16-kilometre buffer around the Great Lakes for … Continue reading Study calls for 16-km turbine setback from Great Lakes
July 27th, 2018 | Joshua S Hill | CleanTechnica The US wind energy industry is expected to install more than 30 gigawatts (GW) of new production capacity over the next three years as developers look to take advantage of the wind energy Production Tax Credit that will begin phasing out in 2021. The Production Tax … Continue reading US Wind Installations To Surge Before PTC Phase-Out In 2021
Possible ignition sources include lightning strikes, overheating, surface ignition, and electrical failure. Combustible materials inside a wind turbine include the composite materials of the blades, the interior surfaces and linings of a nacelle, and the main shaft of the turbine itself. Furthermore, there are flammable liquids in various parts of the nacelle, including the gear box, hydraulic system, oil pumps, mechanical brake, and generator.
Wind Farm Interference Showing Up on Doppler Radar During late 2008 and early 2009, an energy wind farm consisting of 36 turbines began operation in east central Dodge county on Butler Ridge in Herman township. This is about 2 miles east of Iron Ridge, just north of Rubicon and just south of Mayville and Theresa. Butler Ridge has … Continue reading Wind Farm Interference Shows Up on Doppler Radar