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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 27, 2012

Items of interest: 1:”the noise is being created not by the turbines themselves, but by cooling units inside the nacelle” – News-Tribune According to Charlie Parnell, an Edison spokesman, “tests have shown that the noise levels fall within the requirements … Continue reading

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Industrial wind … “the crawling menace!”

We thank Mr. J. Edward Gates for granting permission to post his recent Letter to the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News Editor. His letter is titled “You should know more about Roth Rock project” and the full text begins: I read with … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 7 & 8, 2012

Items of interest: 1:”However, even during this storm, the data shows how quickly wind production can drop. Between 08:00 and 09:00, output was a third of what had been forecast, having dropped to 1,087 megawatts whereas the forecast for this … Continue reading

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Saddle Mountain – An Allegheny Treasure

Until today, the image used to represent Allegheny Treasures was a personal photograph of Green Mountain, above Keyser, West Virginia, as seen from my home.  When taken a year ago, the 23 massive wind turbines of the Pinnacle wind project … Continue reading

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The noise from these windmills is so great that it is impossible to live near them.

Mr. Richard Braithwaite, of Keyser, WV, is one of several families negatively impacted by the Pinnacle industrial wind project.  The project, owned by Edison Mission Energy, is located along a ridgeline on Green Mountain, above Keyser,WV.  The project is scheduled … Continue reading

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Music to my ears!

This is really interesting!  It comes from our good friends at EPAW (European Platform Against Windfarms). ———————————————————— Wind Power Horror Serenade Protest concert based on wind turbine sounds Copenhagen- December 9, 2011 This is a true story of an old … Continue reading

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“We don’t believe we mislead anyone.” – Chapter Two (or Three or Four)

Remember this post from a few days ago?  Wind developer canned response #283: “We don’t believe we mislead anyone.”  Well, the “didn’t mislead” comment came from none other than Dave Friend, CEO of US WindForce, the developers of the Pinnacle wind project … Continue reading

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Wind Turbines – The Test of Time (video)

We thank Joan & John Terry for this video, which is the result of their personal effort to compare the conflicting claims of wind power advocates and wind power detractors.  The Terrys describe their trip as “an unofficial, unscientific eleven … Continue reading

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The Society for Wind Vigilance: educating citizens on the adverse health effects of human exposure to wind turbines.

The Society for Wind Vigilance is “an international federation of individuals like you, who are concerned about the adverse health effects of wind turbines.”  It is a very important site for members of communities facing potential wind turbine deployment, or … Continue reading

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Watertown Daily Times | Noise, shadow flicker from wind farms causing an uproar

RURAL MINNESOTA: State is fourth-largest wind power producer; projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars being opposed MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2010 ELKTON, Minn. — Every sunny morning, shadows from the massive rotating blades swing across their breakfast table. The giant … Continue reading

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