Michigan industrial wind projects only have an annual capacity factor of 36%.
The wind Industry Sales Pitch: We will hire hundreds of local people. The reality: It is not the truth, unless they think "local" means the state, region or country, not the county, town or local community. Construction workers say Apex has broken promise to hire local Feb 11, 2020 | Eric Baerren @ebaerren | themorningsun.com Unionized … Continue reading Wind developers breaking promises to hire local.
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
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
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
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 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
The amount of land required to power Houston for various energy sources. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJu0EJu3U4U&feature=youtu.be&t=508
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
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