Don’t blow it: Unregulated wind farms encroach on pristine Texas wilderness

Jan. 15, 2019 | Devils River Conservancy | tribtalk.org The  Devils River Conservancy, is spearheading the “Don’t Blow It” campaign to advocate for thoughtful regulation of wind energy development — an industry quickly expanding in rural Texas, largely without rules and with serious negative implications for Texans. While the campaign is in full support of renewable … Continue reading Don’t blow it: Unregulated wind farms encroach on pristine Texas wilderness

Wind farms would be banned in a third of Ireland under Air Corps guidelines

Sat, Jan 26, 2019 | Jack Horgan-Jones | irishtimes.com [Excerpt] The Irish Wind Energy Association says the restrictions outlined in the position paper “have the potential to restrict wind-farm development in 29 per cent of the available land in the Republic of Ireland”. Building wind farms would be impossible in almost a third of the … Continue reading Wind farms would be banned in a third of Ireland under Air Corps guidelines

Calculate the Sweep Area of Turbine Blades.

Swept Area and Rated Power The power output of a wind turbine is directly related to the area swept by the blades. The larger the diameter of its blades, the more power it is capable of extracting from the wind. Rotor Diameter – This number is listed on most wind turbine spec sheets. It is simply … Continue reading Calculate the Sweep Area of Turbine Blades.

Florida Based Energy Company Violates New Law

NextEra Energy, is putting up new wind turbines without the needed federal approval, in violation of a recently approved state law. Aug 30, 2018 |ALEX CAMERON | News9.com | Oklahoma City, OK HINTON, Oklahoma - The actions of a Florida-based energy company are proving to be a test case for a new law intended to protect … Continue reading Florida Based Energy Company Violates New Law

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

Company cancels North Texas wind farms

Company cancels North Texas wind farms Rye Druzin | on June 28, 2018 A Canadian renewable energy company has canceled a pair of wind projects near Wichita Falls after a Air Force training base said the project would interfere with its pilot training and radar systems. Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. had planned to build two … Continue reading Company cancels North Texas wind farms