Siting and Barrier Mitigation – Sandia Energy

Wind Turbines and Radar Siting and Barrier Mitigation Wind plant installations offer lower electricity rates, reduce greenhouse emissions and improve air quality. However, like any form of energy installation, they impact surrounding areas. As the number of large wind plants in the the U.S. grows, the potential for wind turbines to interfere with radar missions … Continue reading Siting and Barrier Mitigation – Sandia Energy

Overview of wind turbine interference with weather radar

Protecting Environment and Climate Change Canada’s weather radar monitoring 2018-04-23 | canada.ca | Exerpt - READ MORE With the continued rapid growth of the wind energy industry, wind turbine interference with weather radar is an issue in Canada, and one which has been recognized by the international community, including by the World Wind Energy Association, the International Telecommunications … Continue reading Overview of wind turbine interference with weather radar

NOAA/NWS document: wind turbines affect weather radar, create false storm impressions

NOAA/NWS document: wind turbines affect weather radar, create false storm impressions April 29, 2018 | Anthony Watts | Watts Up With That? From the Watertown Daily News, and the “law of unintended consequences” department comes an inconvenient truth from the National Weather Service, that upon further investigation appears to be a nationwide problem for the WSR-88D … Continue reading NOAA/NWS document: wind turbines affect weather radar, create false storm impressions

Wind Farm Interference Shows Up on Doppler Radar

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

Signal Interference from Turbine Towers

Wind turbines in DeKalb County, Missouri. have had ZERO television reception due to the signal scattering caused by the ninety seven 550' towers. Some more information on turbines and interference with radio, television and radar. Signal Interference from Turbine Towers Wind turbines, like all structures, can interfere with communication or radar signals when these signals … Continue reading Signal Interference from Turbine Towers