Proposed wind farm in U.P. would be built on timberlands

Proposed wind farm in U.P. would be built on timberlands NOV 4, 2018 |  TRACY SAMILTON  | michiganradio.org Renewable Energy Systems hopes to build a 130 megawatt wind farm on privately owned timberlands in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  The Summit Lake Wind Project would be able to generate enough electricity to power the equivalent … Continue reading Proposed wind farm in U.P. would be built on timberlands

Residents divided over wind energy plan for ‘pristine Upper Peninsula wilderness’

November 2, 2018 | Andy Balaskovitz | energynews.us While wind energy is seeing pushback in other parts of Michigan, a project in the Upper Peninsula — largely benefiting a single landowner — could prove even more challenging. Supporters say the 130 megawatt project near Lake Superior could bring badly needed tax revenue to the rural area, while opponents … Continue reading Residents divided over wind energy plan for ‘pristine Upper Peninsula wilderness’

The Environmental Reality When It Comes To Building and Using Massive Turbine Structures

The Reality of Industrial Wind Power Oct 01, 2018| Jeff Ingber |Opinion - Townhall.com. Wind energy derives from solar radiation, and humans have safely and logically used it for thousands of years through mechanisms such as sails and wind wheels. However, in recent years, argument has raged about the wisdom of building and subsidizing wind farms … Continue reading The Environmental Reality When It Comes To Building and Using Massive Turbine Structures

U.S. Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center

U.S. Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center Overview As with many land uses, trade-offs exist between costs and benefits. New wind developments are occurring rapidly in parts of the United States, often leaving little time for evaluation of potential site-specific effects. These developments are known to affect wildlife, directly from fatality due to collision … Continue reading U.S. Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center

Developer revealed for proposed Upper Peninsula wind project

May 20, 2016 | Andy Balaskovitz | energynews.us A subsidiary of global clean energy developer Renewable Energy Systems is considering property in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for what would be the area’s largest wind energy project. Documents obtained by Midwest Energy News through a Freedom of Information Act request with the Federal Aviation Administration show Colorado-based RES Americas has applied for … Continue reading Developer revealed for proposed Upper Peninsula wind project