Regulators table Canby area wind farm over labor concerns Union said developer of Bitter Root project relies on out-of-state labor. DECEMBER 6, 2018 | Mike Hughlett | Star Tribune State utility regulators postponed a vote to approve a western Minnesota wind farm Thursday after construction unions criticized the project’s nonunion builder for primarily hiring out-of-state … Continue reading RES Wind project vote postponed opponents cite practice of hiring out of state non-union workers.
Research on U.S properties with a view of Wolfe Island wind turbines showed an overall property value loss of 15 per cent for homes “with a view” of the turbines. Dec 6 2018 | ottawawindconcerns Using research completed recently by a land economist with the University of Guelph and published in Land Economics, Wind Concerns calculates that overall, … Continue reading Property value loss from North Stormont wind farm in the millions: Wind Concerns Ontario
Preview of coming attraction - we are having accurate topographical maps and 3-D views created to show the turbine viewshed. This preliminary example is based on just 2 turbines. They would be visible from any area shown in red. 47 more to follow. Not only during the day, but aviation lights will also be installed … Continue reading Preliminary topographical turbine viewshed.
This article discusses the limited longevity of older turbines, statistics are showing that the newer larger turbines have an even shorter average lifespan between 7 and 15 years. Another One Bites the Dust: Wisconsin Wind Farm Decommissioned After Just 20 Years November 21, 2018 | Isaac Orr in | American Experiment An industrial wind facility … Continue reading Another One Bites the Dust: Wisconsin Wind Farm Decommissioned After Just 20 Years
Hunting & Wind Facility Access Public access to lands within the Marengo wind facility is available for hunting, birdwatching and other recreational activities, subject to certain restrictions. Special rules are in place to ensure the safety of hunters, local residents, wind project workers and equipment. More information is available through the wind project hunting video and brochure (PDF). … Continue reading Northwest: Extra regulations put in place when hunting in wind facility areas.
The Production Tax Credit: Corporate Subsidies & Renewable Energy November 1, 2018 | Angela C. Erickson| texaspolicy.com Wind energy is a $14 billion industry made up of wind facilities, turbine manufacturers, and financiers. While the industry grew over the past few decades, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and its corporate members pushed for new … Continue reading The Production Tax Credit: Corporate Subsidies & Renewable Energy
Industrial Wind Turbines May Result in $27 Million Property Value Decline OCT 22, 2018 | Deb Hay, Resident-Seneca County| The Advertiser-Tribune LETTER TO THE EDITOR For every flawed study the Big Wind industry presents with no real loss of property value resulting from massive turbines, there are 10 more studies indicating that is definitely not … Continue reading Industrial Wind Turbines 25% Property Value Decline