The Lies and deceptions by the wind industry are well documented. What makes this local Board and officials think that this project is any different? On the road to truthiness SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 | Perry White | Watertown Daily Times We recently ran a story about opponents of the Galloo Island Wind Farm project demanding that developer … Continue reading More Wind Industry Deceptions.
July 2014 | James Hamblin | The Atlantic They prevent $7 billion in health costs every year by filtering air pollution—not to mention their psychological effects. Research says the closer you can live to trees, the better off you are. John “Johnny Appleseed” Chapman stomped through the Midwestern winter snow with bare feet. His cloak … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Trees
How long do turbines last? These in New York were built between 2013 and 2015. The sales pitch is that The lifespan of a windmill typically spans 20 to 25 years, but these turbines began to break down in less than three. NEW YORK SPENT $5 MILLION ON WIND TURBINES THAT DON’T EVEN … Continue reading Sales Pitch: Turbines last 20 years – Reality only 3?
Can Offshore Wind Turbines Succeed in the Great Lakes? Ice jams and bird and bat deaths will determine the answer August 14, 2018 | Daniel McGraw | scientificamerican.com Aside from a small pilot program along the coast of Finland, offshore wind turbines have not been placed in waters that freeze during winter. Moving ice can act … Continue reading Can Offshore Wind Turbines Succeed in the Great Lakes?
AEP Cancels Plans for $4.5 billion U.S. Wind Farm Power company scraps Wind Catcher project after rejection by Texas regulators By Erin Ailworth July 27, 2018 5:30 p.m. ET American Electric Power Co. said Friday that it is scrapping plans to develop one of the largest wind farms in the U.S., a day after the … Continue reading Wind industry admits massive project will fail without subsidies
What Is The Cost Of Getting To A 100% "Renewable" Electric Grid? August 07, 2018 | Francis Menton | Manhattan Contrarian If you are a politician in a blue area, the big thing these days is to make the pledge that you will put your state or city on the fast track to getting 100% … Continue reading What Is The Cost Of Getting To A 100% “Renewable” Electric Grid?
Hunters irate over hunting restrictions near wind turbines Aug 22, 2016 | CBC News 'We perceive this to be a serious affront to hunters,' Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters says The Ministry of Transportation has issued 10 work orders to CS Wind in Windsor. Ontario hunters could have fewer places to hunt this season, … Continue reading Wind Farm wants to restrict hunters
The Sales Pitch: A Promise with no Guarantees RES drafts tax promise in L’Anse AUG 10, 2018| L’ANSE | JOSHUA VISSERS |The Mining Gazette More than 50 people filled the L'Anse Township Hall for Wednesday's township board meeting to deliberate the Summit Lake Wind Project proposal and the zoning that governs it. L’Anse Township tax assessor … Continue reading The Mining Gazette: RES drafts tax promise in L’Anse
Industrial Wind Energy: Incompatible With Hunting February 20, 2018 | John Droz, jr. | WiseEnergy.org Go to the PDF for links to referenced information! This insightful citizen says that legislators are being fooled by easy money promises: “There is not enough critical thinking skills or common sense being used when big money energy companies enter rural … Continue reading Industrial Wind Energy: Incompatible With Hunting
Interesting Slide presentation, and much of the same applies to the Huron Mountains. Why Utility Scale Wind Power is Wrong for Vermont By Ben Luce, Ph.D. In-depth presentation on the logistics of wind energy in Vermont and how other energy alternatives make more sense.