Author of Green Illusions OZZIE ZEHNER Of the disadvantages of renewable energy, one issue stands out: Can these technologies be renewed without fossil fuels? I recently spoke with Mark Hand about the renewability of renewable energy in an interview. Here’s the first question: SNL Energy: What is your reaction when you see news headlines that say, “100% … Continue reading Is Renewable Energy Renewable?
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Pro Wind Turbine April 17 2019 Mailing http://www.desmoinesregister.com Court Ordered turbine removal Energy News : Retiring worn out turbines could cost billions “Decommissioning Estimate for the Green River Wind Farm Phase I” Download presentation: “Green River Wind Farm Decommissioning Risk and Cost”
New resource library helps cities boost buildings’ energy efficiency
March 4, 2019 | Katie Pyzyk | smartcitiesdive.com Dive Brief: The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) have compiled a resource library to help cities boost building energy efficiency, thus reducing wasted energy and pollution while increasing equity in addressing climate change. The free, interactive toolkit was built on the best practices … Continue reading New resource library helps cities boost buildings’ energy efficiency
Conference on Wind energy and Wildlife impacts – Conference Material
Conference on Wind energy and Wildlife impacts, Links and resources. CWW 2019 Info CWW 2017 - Conference Material CWW -2015 Conference Material CWW 2011
Minnesota DNR 2018: updated best management practices for Wind Energy
The Minnesota DNR updated their best management practices for Wind Energy! As it is unknown the extent to which the wind industry voluntarily follows any recommendations for feathering, the ONLY way to protect our bat population is to require similar restrictions on the hours of operation via our local Township Ordinances. Minnesota Department of Natural … Continue reading Minnesota DNR 2018: updated best management practices for Wind Energy
Project Location Maps
Various Project Maps.
Some Useful Tools Used. Google Maps. Google Map of Turbine Locations for the Summit Lake Project MiWaters Water Resources Information and Forms: MiDEQ Waters Permits Online Federal Aviation Administration, Obstruction Evaluation FAA Search - See Proposed FAA information HERE Michigan Office of Aeronautics Michigan Tall Structures and Met Towers NOAA Weather Radar Siting Tool NOAA NEXRAD Screening Tool … Continue reading Useful Tools
NREL: Wind Maps
This collection of wind maps and assessments details the wind resource in the United States. If you have difficulty accessing these maps because of a disability, contact the Geospatial Data Science Team. Wind Prospector This GIS application supports resource assessment and data exploration for wind development. Wind Speed Maps U.S. Annual Average Wind Speed at 30 … Continue reading NREL: Wind Maps
News Release July 21, 2018
NEWS RELEASE What: “Help Save the Huron Mountains” Public Informational Presentation Who: Friends of the Huron Mountains A grassroots group dedicated to providing unbiased data so that Citizens of L’Anse Township and Baraga County can make their Own informed opinions about the Summit Lake Wind Project When: Wednesday, … Continue reading News Release July 21, 2018