According to the USGS U.S. Wind Turbine Database there are 58,449 turbines with a total rated capacity of 91,115 MW, providing 6.5 percent of US. Electrical energy. Estimating the average percentage of electricity per number of turbines to double that to achieve 13% electricity from wind would require an estimated 116,000 Wind Turbines, To provide 50% roughly 464,000 Wind … Continue reading This is what it looks like when renewable energy expands exponentially.
July 30, 2015 | Wind Concerns Ontario, Toronto photographer documents wind farm destruction in Ontario’s North Toronto area resident and photographer Gord Benner took a circle tour of Lake Superior this summer and was astonished to see the damage being done by wind “farm” construction in Ontario’s formerly pristine North, especially the iconic Algoma region … Continue reading Circle tour of Lake Superior, marred by wind turbines.
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.
While visiting Acadia National park in the fall of 2018, we were able to see the Turbines from many of the view locations. Ellsworth American Editorial Blasts Wind Power Development in Maine July 4, 2015 | Brad Blake | windtaskforce.org The Ellsworth American Newspaper clearly understands the issues regarding the proliferating wind scourge in Maine. It's good … Continue reading Maine’s Mountains and Ridgeline’s targeted by Industrial Wind Turbine Plants.
Wind Turbine Visibility and Visual Impact Threshold Distances Robert Sullivan | Visual Resource Analysis, Argonne National Laboratory' Field observation of wind facilities in western landscapes revealed that the facilities were visible at distances of 36 mi (58 km) in both daytime and nighttime views, and were found a major focus of visual attention at distances of … Continue reading Wind Turbine Visibility and Visual Impact Threshold Distances
Struan discusses the fallacy of industrial wind power and describes the widespread landscape vandalism that is taking place all over Scotland.
Wind Concerns Ontario, July 30, 2015 Toronto photographer documents wind farm destruction in Ontario’s North Wind is green, wind is good: photo shows blasting for access roads and turbine foundations in Algoma Highlands Photo: Gord BennerToronto area resident and photographer Gord Benner took a circle tour of Lake Superior this summer and was astonished to … Continue reading Photos show wind farm devastation of Algoma, Canada
Hikers have a new Michigan favorite: Mount Arvon September 28, 2017 | Carl Stoddard | Capital News Service | Great Lakes Echo View of a clearing on Michigan’s Mount Arvon. Image: Wikimedia Commons. You won’t find Mount Arvon listed in many Michigan tour books, despite the peak’s lofty status as the highest point in the … Continue reading Hikers have a new Michigan favorite: Mount Arvon
A study prepared by Clarkson University and Nanos Research paints a picture of what happened as a result of the industrial turbines replace a homes view, from a premium of 10 percent to a negative drop of 15% in values. Clarkson-Nanos found that properties with a view of the western side of Wolfe Island, in and … Continue reading View of Turbines reduces home values by 15%