Posts tagged: U.S. Department of Energy

Larger Turbines Pose Peril for Birds

When the U.S. Department of Energy released a report last month championing the construction of larger, more-powerful wind turbines, the wind industry unsurprisingly greeted the news with enthusiasm. With an extension of the “hub height” of turbines to 360 feet, the chief executive of the American Wind Energy Association said, wind energy could expand to […]

Tree-Shaped Wind Turbines Soon to Debut in Paris

An array of tree-shaped wind turbines is soon to make their debut in Paris, potentially revolutionizing this sector of renewable energy.   Developed by the French company NewWind, these “Wind Trees” are about the size and shape of real trees – standing at 11 meters (36 feet) tall and 8 meters (26 feet) in diameter […]

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The accepted killing and maiming of animals in the name of Green energy

Liberals love solar and wind energy as long as the solar panels, which need considerable acreage to install and plenty of sun year around, are installed on someone else’s property.  But no progressive would agree to have the ugly, unsightly, and noisy wind mills installed in their own back yards because they would be destroying […]

Gust Bust: negative aspects of wind power

Despite public perception, wind energy has its drawbacks. According to a new presentation prepared for the House Environmental Committee, wind energy is not as practical, economically viable or environmentally responsible as many people think. Wind energy is capable of providing large amounts of power to urban areas. However, due to fluctuations in wind speed and […]