Congress Should Keep Its Promise to End Energy Subsidies

March 06, 2019 |Katie Tubb | The Daily Signal  As Americans work to file their taxes, Congress is setting to work on a package of expired tax credits this spring to enrich a few energy technologies at the expense of federal taxpayers. Sens. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., of the Senate Finance Committee last … Continue reading Congress Should Keep Its Promise to End Energy Subsidies

Oklahoma moves forward on stricter Wind Regulations

Breezing through committee: Bills establishing stricter regulation of wind power move forward February 15, 2019 | M. Scott Carter | journalrecord.com OKLAHOMA CITY – Three measures that would tighten regulations on the state’s wind energy industry cleared a legislative committee on Thursday and are headed to the full Senate for review. The bills’ authors said … Continue reading Oklahoma moves forward on stricter Wind Regulations

Fighting Industrial Wind, Not so unique, or as surprising as many think.

Concerned Citizens of Delta County No More Wind Turbines In Michigan Great Lakes Bay Region SOS Great Lakes Wind Truth No Wind Turbines on Lake Superior or other Great Lakes Big Wind Ill Wind No Wind Turbines in Carbon County Concerned Citizens of Branch County Seneca Anti-Wind Union Artists Against Wind Farms Block RICL: Rock … Continue reading Fighting Industrial Wind, Not so unique, or as surprising as many think.

Bitter cold shows reliable energy sources are critical.

Coal, natural gas, nuclear power largely delivered. We should think twice about leaning too much on intermittent forms like wind, solar. FEBRUARY 4, 2019 | Isaac Orr | Excerpt: Read full article at startribune.com This week’s bitter cold had the potential to be deadly. But thanks to reliable forms of energy like coal, natural gas and … Continue reading Bitter cold shows reliable energy sources are critical.

Circle tour of Lake Superior, marred by wind turbines.

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.

US Wind Player “RES Americas” Warns of Impending Supply Bottlenecks as PTC Disappears

 RES’ supply-chain concerns confirm recent report findings from Wood Mackenzie. FEBRUARY 01, 2019 |JASON DEIGN | greentechmedia.com There's a race to complete wind plants before the PTC runs out. Renewable energy developer RES has warned of U.S. wind project supply chain challenges as the federal Production Tax Credit comes to an end in 2020. “The largest … Continue reading US Wind Player “RES Americas” Warns of Impending Supply Bottlenecks as PTC Disappears

Chicago Loses Wind Power During a Polar Vortex.

Turbines often idled during deep freezes to prevent damage Reduction in wind output boosts fuel burns as prices climb January 30, 2019 | Chris Martin | Bloomberg  Read the Full article — With assistance by Brian K Sullivan, and Naureen S Malik "Wind generation on Wednesday afternoon was less than half its annual average in … Continue reading Chicago Loses Wind Power During a Polar Vortex.

Why farmers in Iowa hope wind energy will blow over.

Wind Energy Isn’t a Breeze  - Farmers near wind turbines face (sometimes literal) headaches. [excerpts] AUG 24, 2017 |  Leah Mcbride Mensching | slate.com Nearly 175 years ago, Lana Wanders’ ancestors settled in what would soon become the state of Iowa. The farm served as a stopping point for people heading west who had run out … Continue reading Why farmers in Iowa hope wind energy will blow over.

Illinois – DeWitt County Regional Planning Commission votes against wind farm.

Commission votes against DeWitt County wind farm Jan 16, 2019 | KEVIN BARLOW | pantagraph.com DeWitt County residents call for the rejection of the county's first proposed wind farm during the Regional Planning Commission meeting Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at the county courthouse in Clinton. CLINTON — The developer of a proposed $300 million wind farm in … Continue reading Illinois – DeWitt County Regional Planning Commission votes against wind farm.

ONTARIO: Wind turbines may have a negative affect on property values, says professor.

What this study fails to look at is why some areas are unwilling hosts, and how that would affect property values. If Turbines are closer to homes?  predominate viewscapes? Are placed in previously natural spaces.  All of those would affect Property values,  and would also lead to a community being an unwilling host for turbines. … Continue reading ONTARIO: Wind turbines may have a negative affect on property values, says professor.