Tag Archives: Wind turbines

MD PSC should deny Dan’s Mountain Wind Force LLC’s request to extend construction start deadline

Editor’s note: We thank Ms. K. Darlene Park for providing us with a copy of the letter she recently sent to the Maryland Public Service Commission in response to the request by Dan’s Mountain Wind Force LLC to extend the … Continue reading

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C. (Kees) le Pair – Facts About The Savings Of Fossil Fuel

AT Note:  While this study of industrial wind’s ability to replace fossil fuel is focused on data specific to The Netherlands, it should give pause to the efforts in the US to blanket our countryside with these enormous and very … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 17, 2012

Items of interest: 1:”Spain’s 18,000 wind turbines may be killing 6 to 18 million birds and bats (1). The average per turbine comes down to 333 – 1,000 deaths annually, which is a far cry from the 2 – 4 … 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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Environmental groups say turbines will kill bats. Wind power developer says yes, but not “that” bat.

Here we go …  (article supplied text in bold) A proposed West Virginia wind power project will harm a tiny, endangered bat and its developers should be [sic] should be required to obtain permits under the Endangered Species Act, attorneys … Continue reading

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“Even if you accept the theory of man-made climate change, wind turbines are a rotten way to reduce CO2 emissions, or to improve energy security.” – Roger Helmer, MEP

The title above is actually the beginning sentence of a post tody by Roger Helmer, Conservative Member of the European parliament and Honorary Chairman of The Freedom Association.  His post is titled “The Wind Farm Scam.” In his post, MEP … Continue reading

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“Bat-gate: Cover-up at the Beech Ridge wind facility” – Editorial from the Industrial Wind Action Group

Following on the heels of today’s earlier post at Allegheny Treasures regarding the upcoming court case brought by the Mountain Communities for Responsible Energy (MCRE) against Beech Ridge Energy, the Industrial Wind Action Group offers this editorial:  “Bat-gate: Cover-up at … Continue reading

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Scientists provide yet another reason to delay the rapid deployment of wind turbine installations in areas where need is not proven.

Science Daily, in it’s article  – Scientists Find Successful Way To Reduce Bat Deaths At Wind Turbines, reports that “Scientists at the University of Calgary have found a way to reduce bat deaths from wind turbines by up to 60 … Continue reading

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