What will be lost
RES releases map of Wind Industrial Park.
RES unveils new map showing they may have reduced the number of turbines (for now?) but are still looking to destroy the same footprint. Take a good look at where they plan to put the Wind Industrial Park. The amount of devastation and the beauty we stand to lose, is heartbreaking. *Note many of the "landmarks" … Continue reading RES releases map of Wind Industrial Park.
Baraga County Wind Energy Forum
Forum held by the Pro-Wind County Board. The presentation delivered at the Baraga County Wind Energy Forum on April 18, 2018 and a Q&A resource with answers provided by MSU Extension and Renewable Energy Systems (RES) is now available. The MSU Representatives cherry-picked which questions they would answer, and still answered questions in partial and … Continue reading Baraga County Wind Energy Forum
Road construction for Kibby Mountain, Maine Turbines.
Road construction for Kibby Mountain, Maine Turbines. Scope of Work Forty-four wind turbines on the boundary of mountains of Maine with roads and foundations. Foundations for these towers require MD&B to install 616 rock anchors. Challenges Road construction for crane access requires recycling the terrain features to build a road that meets equipment parameters to … Continue reading Road construction for Kibby Mountain, Maine Turbines.
Mountain tops blasted to make room for Turbines.
Turbine Construction Site on Mars Hill in Maine, This is what wind farm construction looks like from a distance. To know what it's like close-up you can watch a video of Mars Hill Residents talking about the impact the windfarm has had on their lives here WIND TURBINE PROJECT, Mars Hill, ME SCOPE OF WORK: Twenty-eight wind … Continue reading Mountain tops blasted to make room for Turbines.
RES – Promise of jobs falls short as RES decides not to contract for road work locally.
Sales Pitch: Industrial Wind Energy Installations brings local jobs! - MISLEADING or FALSE New York, RES - Promise of jobs falls short as RES decides not to contract for road work locally. Oct. 2017 Copenhagen Wind Farm, New York Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc., recently decided not to subcontract access road construction work to one … Continue reading RES – Promise of jobs falls short as RES decides not to contract for road work locally.
NO USE of the Hurons for a year or more?
Somethings to think about: from RES website "When construction is complete, RES will return the roads to use for hunting, snowmobiling" Which means that those roads will be closed off with no access during the construction, (6 months? 1 Year? 2 Years?) What of the snowmobilers, and other tourists, the Michigan 500? No access to … Continue reading NO USE of the Hurons for a year or more?
RES Destroys roads with Wind Turbine Installation – finally agrees to pay for repairs.
Wind Industry makes promises they do not keep. Learn from the mistakes of other communities. Do not rely on the company when they say roads will be better nor rely on any of their studies that say the roads will handle the loads. RES project where they had to fight to get damaged roads fixed. … Continue reading RES Destroys roads with Wind Turbine Installation – finally agrees to pay for repairs.
Arkwright Wind Farm Road Construction Issues.
RES Construction Project for EDP. No More Money For That Road. Mud Roads worked for us, stone roads are not plowable! APR 23, 2018 | ANDREW KUCZKOWSKI | The Post Journal ARKWRIGHT — Brainard and Miller roads are still a top concern for the town as the Arkwright Summit Wind Farm project is nearing completion. … Continue reading Arkwright Wind Farm Road Construction Issues.
Sales Pitch: The roads will be as good or better.
Several Issues have been reported on from wind industrial construction. The sales pitch from RES or other wind industry is that they leave the roads as good or better. What is Better? When or who determines as good. This is a good example of issues with roads: Roads are impassable by many cars, can not … Continue reading Sales Pitch: The roads will be as good or better.