Can Offshore Wind Turbines Succeed in the Great Lakes?

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?

Horizon and skyline of Lake Winnebago dominated by 400 foot turbines.

Lake Winnebago Horizon is Marred by Turbines 11 Miles Away. Eleven miles across the lake the horizon and skyline of Lake Winnebago in Wisconsin is dominated by 400 foot turbines. The proposed 500 foot turbines for the Huron Mountains, will dominate the horizon and skyline view from Houghton to Baraga, and anywhere else the Hurons … Continue reading Horizon and skyline of Lake Winnebago dominated by 400 foot turbines.

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.

Apex won’t keep its word to create local jobs

Apex won’t keep its word to create local jobs Watertown Daily Times | MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018 You would think if a big renewable energy company, like Apex Clean Energy, Charlottesville, Va., would be honest in its statements about permanent job creation. In a May 17, 2017, article, the Watertown Daily Times reported that Apex … Continue reading Apex won’t keep its word to create local jobs

Wind power is an attack on rural America

Wind power is an attack on rural America By ROBERT BRYCE FEB 27, 2017 | 4:00 AM Urban voters may like the idea of using more wind and solar energy, but the push for large-scale renewables is creating land-use conflicts in rural regions from Maryland to California and Ontario to Loch Ness. Since 2015, more … Continue reading Wind power is an attack on rural America