Wind Energy

May 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

Reno County Kansas explores wind energy during a visit to the Elk River Wind Farm near Beaumont Kansas

Wind turbine noise – Suncor wind farm Ripley

May 22, 2011 by  
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Noise from wind turbines at the Suncor wind farm Ripley Ont. Even though it has a 700 meter setback people are suffering from lack of sleep. They have also lost the enjoyment of their property.

Winds of change in Marsabit County

May 16, 2011 by  
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www.ntv.co.ke There’s a wind of change that is literally sweeping across Marsabit County. Several companies both local and international have been licensed to begin construction of wind power plants around the vast county. The Marsabit County council has already allocated hundreds of thousands of acres of land to the national power generator Kengen and other private operators. NTV’s Rita Tinina reports on the development that could uplift living standards in the area.

Industrial Wind Turbine Shadow Flicker in Wisconsin 2008

May 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

In Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, in spite of what wind developers and wind lobbyists say, the 1000 foot setback is not a sufficient distance between homes and wind turbines that are 40 stories tall. There are indeed problems with noise and shadow flicker at this distance. Ask people in the town of Byron in Fond du Lac what they think of the 1000 foot setback.