University Of Chicago Reports That Renewables Are A Luxury No Man Can Afford

University Of Chicago Reports That Renewables Are A Luxury No Man Can Afford Apr. 26, 2019 | John Petersen | seekingalpha.com On April 21st, the University of Chicago's Energy Policy Institute (EPIC) released the results of a comprehensive study comparing states that have renewable portfolio standards (RPS) with states that don’t. It reported that seven … Continue reading University Of Chicago Reports That Renewables Are A Luxury No Man Can Afford

Wind farm shuttered: Facing May 7 referendum, process delays cited as reason

APR 20, 2019 | Joshua Vissers | The Mining Gazette The Summit Lake Wind Farm is no longer being pursued, according to a press release from Renewable Energy Systems issued Friday. “After a careful review of several factors, RES has decided to discontinue the development of the Summit Lake Wind project,” Sean Stocker, RES Project Manager, … Continue reading Wind farm shuttered: Facing May 7 referendum, process delays cited as reason

Press release: Summit Lake Wind Project Notice by RES – 4-19-2019

April 19, 2019 Summit Lake Wind Project Notice by RES     (RES Press Release 4-19-2019) RES (Renewable Energy Systems) is no longer pursuing the Summit Lake Wind Project, a proposed 130 MW wind farm in L’Anse Township, Michigan.  Continued delays in the planning process have ceased to make the project financially and logistically viable. “After … Continue reading Press release: Summit Lake Wind Project Notice by RES – 4-19-2019

Developer cancels plan for large Upper Peninsula wind project

Residents were divided over the 49-turbine project, which was awaiting the results of a local referendum scheduled for May 7. April 19, 2019 | Andy Balaskovitz | energynews.us   Citing planning delays, a global renewable energy developer has canceled plans for a major wind project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. A local referendum on the project … Continue reading Developer cancels plan for large Upper Peninsula wind project

Developer to discontinue L’Anse Township wind farm development

Developer to discontinue L'Anse Township wind farm development Apr 19, 2019 | Andrew LaCombe | uppermichiganssource.com L'ANSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - The developer behind a proposed wind farm in L'Anse Township says it is no longer pursuing the project. In a press release Friday morning, Renewable Energy Systems said "continued delays in the planning process have … Continue reading Developer to discontinue L’Anse Township wind farm development

Meteorologist discusses concerns about wind turbines

Meteorologist discusses concerns about wind turbines Mar 29, 2019 | Margaret Slayton | News-Press Now A retired meteorologist was in Cameron, Missouri recently for a discussion with those concerned about wind turbine development in the area. Listen to Audio:  Mike Thompson,  former chief meteorologist for WDAF-TV in Kansas City, gave a March 21 presentation attended by … Continue reading Meteorologist discusses concerns about wind turbines

Minnesota’s Third-Largest Wind Farm is Already Losing Steam: Output Falls 14 percent from 2014 Highs

March 28, 2019 | Isaac Orr | American Experiment According the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, wind turbines have operational lifetimes of 20 years, but it appears Xcel Energy’s Nobles wind project, the third-largest wind farm in Minnesota, is losing steam after just eight. The graph below was produced using data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration plant-level data. It shows … Continue reading Minnesota’s Third-Largest Wind Farm is Already Losing Steam: Output Falls 14 percent from 2014 Highs

With Ethanol And Biomass No Longer Viewed As ‘Green,’ Will Other Renewables Soon Follow?

Environmentalists who oppose biofuels & biomass imagine solar & wind farms are fundamentally different even though they suffer from the same low energy density problem. Mar 7, 2019 | Michael Shellenberger | forbes.com Over the last 10 years, the cost of solar panels and wind turbines declined so significantly, and were scaled-up so quickly, that … Continue reading With Ethanol And Biomass No Longer Viewed As ‘Green,’ Will Other Renewables Soon Follow?