Ice-Tossing Turbines: Myth or Hazard?

They produce clean energy, sure, but they can also hurl a mean snowball. DECEMBER 9, 2008 | KATE GALBRAITH | New York Times How do wind turbines fare in winter weather? Not so well, according to one little town in England. The Wisbech Standard reports a harrowing tale in which “lumps of ice three or … Continue reading Ice-Tossing Turbines: Myth or Hazard?

Duke Energy Pleads Guilty Over Eagle Deaths At Wind Farms (2013)

November 23, 2013 | Eyder Peralta | The Two-Way,  NPR In a settlement reached with the Department of Justice, Duke Energy Renewables pleaded guilty in the deaths of 14 golden eagles and 149 other migratory birds at two of its wind energy facilities in Wyoming. "We deeply regret the impacts to golden eagles at two of our … Continue reading Duke Energy Pleads Guilty Over Eagle Deaths At Wind Farms (2013)

Dangers: Wind turbine spinning out of control.

Wind turbine spinning out of control in Mitchell County, family of 5 forced out of home August 29th 2018 | Jamie Burch  | ktxs.com LORAINE, Texas — A Mitchell County family of five is temporarily out of a home because of an out of control wind turbine. Christopher Madrid said he woke up about 2 a.m. Sunday … Continue reading Dangers: Wind turbine spinning out of control.

Indiana Air National Guard Studies Wind Farm

August 17, 2018 | Fort Wayne Business Weekly Fort Wayne Business Weekly exposes the problem with the RES project in Cass County - exactly what retired military personnel told Fulton County Commissioners in October 2017 about the Harvest Wind project! It will ruin the military operations area low level flight training over Cass, Pulaski and … Continue reading Indiana Air National Guard Studies Wind Farm

Massive Ontario forest fire sparked by wind farm construction during extreme fire ban, workers allege.

Investigation underway into blaze devouring French River park, which started on Henvey Inlet First Nation Jul 24, 2018 | Dave Seglins  | CBC News Henvey Inlet construction site where workers say the fire began after a machine got stuck in bone-dry bush. Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is investigating whether construction crews building … Continue reading Massive Ontario forest fire sparked by wind farm construction during extreme fire ban, workers allege.