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She asked me, as editor of the local newspaper, what was my take about all this wind turbine talk. What was the straight story? Should we allow them to come to our community? Will we regret it? And I gave it to her straight: wind turbines will increase the tax revenue for both the local governing bodies and ...
A controversial proposal to erect 38 wind power turbines near the Lewis-Thurston county line has a surprising supporter in its corner -- the Black Hills Audubon Society. The electricity-generating wind turbines are known to cause deaths to birds who fail to navigate outside of the path of the spinning blades.

Bev Spitznogle, a broker with Logansport-based Terra Realty Unlimited, said the marketability of a property near wind turbines would depend on the beliefs of those involved. She supposed turbines would have positive effects for some. There's an abundance of "turning down opportunities to grow" locally, ...
This means that wind turbines are not economically viable on their own. Our tax dollars are propping up this industry and making these companies rich. The wind industry receives billions of federal dollars annually and receives more subsidies per year than the oil, natural gas, nuclear, biomass and coal ...
Tulsi Tanti, Chairman and Managing Director of wind turbine manufacturing company Suzlon Energy, is the new President of the Indian wind turbine Manufacturers' Association. Tanti took over from Sarvesh Kumar, Chief Operating Officer of RRB Ltd, another wind turbine company, at a meeting of the ...

To accelerate its growth in this highly promising segment, Nexans has acquired a controlling interest in BE CableCon, the Denmark-based manufacturer and supplier of cable kits for some of Europe's leading wind turbine companies. The acquisition is an illustration of the recently-announced "Paced for ...
It is a bit disappointing," said Jerron Smith, staff electrical engineer at Monday's Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission meeting. John Harren, general manager of Willmar Municipal Utilities, said in a later interview with the Tribune, that he also hopes the city's wind turbines will soon be back up and running.
Justyna Tomta's article on the Skookumchuck wind energy Project (Dec. 16, 2017) states that "Questions on the effects the turbines would have on the marbled murrelet were also raised, leading to the change in plans." The concerns of the Black Hills Audubon Society (which represents members in Lewis, ...
Apex Clean Energy frequently cites the Town of Somerset residents who support the company's plans to erect up to 70 wind turbines in the rural, lakeside community. But those supporters were nowhere to be found at a public hearing Wednesday over proposed zoning laws that would amount to a ...
"The wind turbines represent a very significant capital investment by Falmouth taxpayers and retain considerable residual value, which the town must responsibly analyze and manage," Mr. Suso said at the board's meeting on Monday, January 8. "Proper review and analysis of multiple complex alternatives ...
NEW Philadelphia The City Planning Commission will begin discussions today on regulations to control the erection of wind turbines in New Philadelphia. The action comes following the completion of a wind turbine at the Schoenbrunn Inn and Conference Center on W. High Avenue in December.
Two companies are vying to build more than six dozen wind turbines at least 17 miles off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland. They cleared a major hurdle when state energy regulators approved ratepayer subsidies for them in May, but some people are fighting to limit the turbines' visibility from beaches.
DAKOTA CITY -- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors took up the topic of wind turbines again at Tuesday's meeting. The board isn't trying to attract or keep out wind turbines, Board Chairman Bruce Reimers said. The board is trying to figure out the best way to protect the roads, and drainage tiles.
Allaei started SheerWind in 2010 and went on to develop Invelox, a system that used funnel-shaped wind turbines to generate power. The company landed several licensing deals, including one in 2015 with Slagelse, Denmark-based E-Venturi. In 2015, the Michigan National Guard said it would spend ...
Protesters, including Annette Smith, executive director of Vermonters for a Clean Environment, in batwoman costume, greeted those arriving for a groundbreaking ceremony in September 2016 for the Deerfield Wind project in Readsboro and Searsburg. The 15-turbine project began operating on Friday.
It is expected to boost the development of renewable energies in the next decade. Overall, the Italian government expects the share of renewables to increase from 17.5 percent now to 27 percent in 2030. Siemens Gamesa has already installed nearly 1,600 wind turbines with a total rating of over 2 GW in ...

Vestas Wind Systems, the Danish wind turbine manufacturer that employs thousands of Coloradans, notched a record-breaking year in 2017, with more than 10,691 ... Vestas also announced last week it received an order for 184 megawatts of its 3.6 megawatt and 4 megawatt wind turbines destined for the ...
Secondly, Direct Drive wind turbine market report includes, development policies and plans are discussed, manufacturing processes and cost structures. This Direct Drive wind turbine Industry report also states import/export, supply and consumption figures as well as cost, price, Global Direct Drive Wind ...
The Dec. 26 news article "Winds of worry: fishermen fear wind turbine upstarts" fails to include all the stakeholders. Other parts of the maritime economy, especially harvesters of shellfish, urgently need for society to find lower carbon energy sources. Ocean acidification, a direct effect of excess CO2 in the ...
Deerfield wind turbines The 15 Deerfield wind turbines in Readsboro and Searsburg are now operational, the developers announced Friday. Permitting and construction for the project took more than a decade. Photo by Dave Lachance/Bennington Banner READSBORO -- The 15-turbine Deerfield Wind ...
A wind turbine issue divided Ingersoll Township. There were those who saw the financial and environmental benefit derived from turbines and those who were concerned about what wind turbines would do to the health, safety and welfare of the township. The issue was discussed throughout the year.
An important event recently took place in Savoy. The people of this small town voted on whether or not to rescind the town bylaw, passed a decade ago that allowed commercial wind turbines to be built in Savoy. Ten years ago the town voted "yes" to this bylaw, which was supported by Minuteman Wind.
Right now RES is conducting both wind and wildlife studies to see if the L'Anse area is even feasible for wind turbines. A 20-mile transmission line would ... L'anse township said they will not only consult garden Peninsula for wind turbine feedback, but also the local community. "It's not going to be a board ...
"Industrial wind turbine noise is a further source of environmental noise, with the potential to harm human health," the article states. "Current regulations seem to be insufficient to adequately protect the human population living close to industrial wind turbines... Further research is needed to determine at ...
New research published yesterday in the journal Nature Geoscience suggests that future climate change might cause wind resources to decline across the Northern Hemisphere. These losses could be tempered by increases in wind power potential south of the equator, under severe climate change ...
We have been approached by Renewable Energy Systems (RES) to possibly install a wind turbine on our farm. Before signing anything, we traveled to Benton County and talked to three farmers with the turbines, questioned them at length about the negative aspects of the turbines. They all were very ...
NEW Bedford, Mass. - East Coast fishermen are turning a wary eye toward an emerging upstart: the offshore wind industry. In New Bedford, Massachusetts, the onetime whaling capital made famous in Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick," fishermen dread the possibility of navigating a forest of turbines as ...
... a wind turbine was largely completed Friday at the Schoenbrunn Inn and Conference Center. The equipment is expected to begin generating electricity in two to four weeks, after it is connected to AEP Ohio lines and the hotel, according to Sam Courtney, installation supervisor for wind turbines of Ohio, ...
Nearly two years after being laid off as an electrician in Alberta's flailing oil and gas sector, the 42-year-old is training to become a wind turbine technician. "It is tough to find work right now. It's not like it was before," said Kokas in a class at Lethbridge College, one of two institutions in Western Canada that ...
SAVOY -- Voters in this tiny Berkshire County hilltown, population around 800, overwhelmingly banned all new wind turbine development at a special town meeting. Thursday night's vote was 101-22, far more than the two-thirds majority needed to amend the town's zoning code. The vote overturns a 2008 ...
Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news. Featured Image Source. US Takes India Back To World Trade Organisation In solar Power Dispute - India unveiled its national solar programme in 2011, seeking to ease chronic energy ...
Last Sunday, the Parks and Nature Authority and the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel, together with four zoos that are involved in an eagle-breeding program, began a public campaign against the plan to build a large wind turbine farm in the Golan Heights, for fear of harm to the already seriously ...
New research published yesterday in the journal Nature Geoscience suggests that future climate change might cause wind resources to decline across the Northern Hemisphere. These losses could be tempered by increases in wind power potential south of the equator, under severe climate change ...
In Juniata Township, the planning commission wanted to hear comments from residents regarding the construction proposal for 31 new wind turbines. The morning hearing outside of the township's hall adjourned when the Fire Marshall came and said a fire hazard was created by having too many people ...
Rural school Districts Shortchanged In Rush To Attract wind turbine investors. By & • 6 hours ago. TweetShareGoogle+email. A wind farm in northwest Iowa. Amy Mayer / Harvest Public Media. color:#333333">Mark Buck can see some of the 314 turbines in Kansas' largest wind farm from his office window in Medicine ...
The company's complaint is well-founded. Ohio's setback law originally mandated a minimum of 550 feet to separate a wind turbine from a given property line and 1,300 feet from a home. Problems arose when the 2014 amendment -- crafted by then-Senate President Keith Faber (R., Celina) -- raised the ...
The average height of wind turbines in the United States is about 80 meters. The taller a wind turbine is, the more valuable and productive it is, as taller turbines can capture faster winds aloft. There's a reason they tend to max out at about 80 meters, however - the taller they are, the larger the diameters of ...
Research these topics: Shadow flicker; blinking lights; setback distances; low frequency and infrasound impact; decibel requirements; accidents; fires; wildlife impact; health issues; ice throw; wind turbine syndrome; property values; water aquifer damage; wind disturbance issues; lifeline helicopter ...
Matt Dolan, R-Chagrin Falls, has introduced legislation that would allow wind turbines to be closer than currently allowed to properties not included in a proposed wind farm. As in a bill proposed earlier this year, property line minimum setback distances to adjoining properties would be based on the height ...
A REJECTION of the plan to extend the life span of the wind farm on Kirkby Moor has been hailed as a triumph for local democracy. On Tuesday (5) members of the South Lakeland District Council planning committee turned down a request to keep the turbines turning until 2027. In a packed out Coronation ...
A plant in South Dakota that manufactures wind turbines and employs 409 is closing. (Aberdeen American News) • NextEra Energy looks to build a 156 MW wind project in Michigan's Thumb region, which would be the company's fourth in the state. (MLive). ***SPONSORED LINK: The 2nd Smart Cities ...
A dozen 140ft wind turbines on the edge of the Lake District are due to be dismantled next summer after a decision which could result in many more being removed to restore views. The wind farm on Kirkby Moor on the Furness peninsula in Cumbria would be the first large one to be taken down since they ...
The largest wind turbine blades ever transported in Australia have been delivered to the site of a planned wind farm in far west New South Wales. Two of the 65-metre blades were towed from Port Adelaide in South Australia to Silverton, near Broken Hill, over the course of about 12 hours on Wednesday.
South Dakota wind turbine Blade Manufacturing Plant Closing. Ohio-based Molded Fiber Glass companies is closing its wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in the northern South Dakota city of Aberdeen early next year, putting about 400 people out of work. Dec. 6, 2017, at 8:41 a.m.. South Dakota wind turbine Blade ...
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy last month unveiled two new wind turbines for onshore and offshore wind sites, both of which are intended to pave ... The WindEurope 2017 exhibition was held from November 28 to 30, and Siemens Gamesa delivered on its promise, unveiling two new wind turbine ...
The application included 40 site plans for new wind turbines. No formal decisions on Heritage's wind turbine site plans were made by the Delta County Planning Commission during Monday's meeting, which ran from 5 to 8 p.m. However, public hearings were held for all 40 of these site plans during the ...
Cass County's wind turbine rules should also give residents the opportunity to declare a public nuisance and address the need for a turbine decommission plan with cost estimates with inflation built in. Brenda Rusk said she's been contacted four times about signing contracts for allowing wind turbines to be ...
GREEN SPRINGS, Ohio -- Ohio's highly contentious debate over setback requirements for massive wind turbines is being played out in rural Seneca and ... The previous requirement of 1,125 feet between the extended tip of a wind turbine and the nearest home was changed in 2014 to 1,225 feet.
GREEN SPRINGS, Ohio -- Ohio's highly contentious debate over setback requirements for massive wind turbines is being played out in rural Seneca and ... The previous requirement of 1,125 feet between the extended tip of a wind turbine and the nearest home was changed in 2014 to 1,225 feet.


 

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