Latest Environmental effects of wind power Stories
In a world of green energy aficionados, offshore wind farms have become all the rage. Yet with the U.S. poised to invest untold billions in the environmentally friendly power source, a recent study has caused many to question the financial liabilities associated with what now seems a very risky investment.
Wind Energy Update: Unless an offshore wind farm is optimally designed, even the most powerful offshore wind turbine will under-perform.
Unless an offshore wind farm is optimally designed, even the most powerful offshore wind turbine will under-perform.
First-in-the-nation voluntary agreement continues work to protect wildlife and its habitats HARRISBURG, Pa., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Pennsylvania and the nation seek alternative sources of energy, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has released its second report summarizing survey results and other associated activities, through June 30, 2010, which are a product of the voluntary agreements signed by the state's wildlife agency and 30 wind energy companies working in the...
Study shows a 1 percent annual energy loss and 44-93 percent reduction in bat fatalities.
The world's first water-based, electricity-generating wind turbine is set to be installed off the coast of Norway this coming weekend.
British researchers say they've determined wind farms pose less of a danger to farmland birds than was previously feared. The study led by Mark Whittingham of Newcastle University involved bird surveys on arable farmland around two wind farms in the East Anglian area.
By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF A group of Fort Kent residents is proposing a moratorium on industrial wind turbines within town limits until local officials can develop ordinances governing the enormous structures.
How 'green' can you get? How about a program that recycles wind turbines and sells them to farmers? It's called the 'Ultimate Recycling Project' by one Massachusetts-based company which is working to refurbish and find new homes on farms across the US for the wind turbines being retired from the large wind farms of California.
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