Posts tagged: Altamont Wind Resource Area

Wind Energy Companies Seek More Bird-Friendly Turbines

While the hazards there aren’t unique, recent studies suggest up to twice as many birds are killed every year at the Altamont Wind Resource Area than previously indicated by official estimates. Independent researcher Shawn Smallwood, head of ongoing mortality surveys in the Sand Hill area and other parts of the Altamont, estimates 10,000 birds are […]

Tuesday January 7th, 2014 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Wind Energy Companies Seek More Bird-Friendly Turbines