Archive | November 26, 2012

Vermont — Snow on turbine blades creates excessive noise

Associated Press – November 26, 2012 LOWELL, Vt. — Vermont’s largest electric utility says snow stuck to turbine blades caused a roaring sound that drew noise complaints shortly after the Lowell Mountain turbines started operating. At least 21 neighbors complained about the noise, which began on the morning of Nov. 3 and lasted into Nov. […]

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Lots of news coming out of Ireland lately about wind energy opposition

Marie Madden — Galway Independent — November 24, 2012 Connemara residents ‘have had enough’ of wind turbines Connemara residents have hit out against the introduction of wind turbines in their area, saying they’ve “had enough”. The group said they are so concerned about the impacts of wind farms that are currently under construction in the […]

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U. of W. offers Samsung tablet as prize for completing wind health survey?

(Seriously?  Not sure if they thought that one through. — DQ) Orangeville Banner — November 26, 2012 Residents of Dufferin County who live within five kilometres of a wind turbine can expect to receive a survey in their mailboxes in the coming weeks. The survey, titled the Quality of Life and Renewable Energy Technologies Study, […]

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Computer simulation shows the wakes created by industrial wind turbines

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Ontario helps kill green plan

Thomas Walkom — KW Record — November 23, 2012 Say goodbye to Dalton McGuinty’s green industry strategy for jobs and manufacturing. The World Trade Organization may have put the boots to it. But the Ontario premier and his government were unwitting accomplices. Critics are already denouncing the trade body for vetoing a Buy Ontario plan […]

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