Category Archives: RE Siting Controversy

Can Wind Turbines Withstand a Hurricane?

I ran across this interesting post on a topic I had thought about but not seen much helpful information.  Mike Barnard makes a strong case for wind turbine survivability.  See the link below. http://qr.ae/n5SIH   Advertisements

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A Brief Comparison of Hull 2 and the Controversial Falmouth Turbines

There has been little complaint about the Hull turbines and they are considered by most in town to be proud beacons of energy responsibility.  The Falmouth turbines are controversial and dividing the town.  Interestingly, the Hull turbines went in before … Continue reading

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Land Use of Coal VS Wind

Fossil fuel apologists often point to apparent equivalencies of land use by wind power and coal power.  When not upset by it, I find it perversely fascinating.  Much of the wind farm acreage is in agricultural farm and ranch-land.  The … Continue reading

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Best Of the Handleman Post 2013

Below are links to some of my favorite posts for the year: Tesla – Good Stuff about this revolutionary car: About those Tesla Fires – Tesla has had three fires. In all the fuss the press neglected to mention that … Continue reading

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Wind Farm Impact on Local Climate

I was wondering when someone would get around to looking into how wind turbines impacted climate.  After all they are taking a good deal of energy out of the wind.  Though in this case it would appear that it is … Continue reading

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Not just NIMBYs: understanding anti-wind energy campaigners

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Breaking News On Falmouth Turbines

Town voted not to tear down the turbines. http://www.wbur.org/2013/04/10/falmouth-turbine-vote

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A Great Piece On Wind Turbine Syndrome

I ran across this very well written blog post that attempts to sort fact from fiction regarding what is often referred to as Wind Turbine Syndrome. http://barnardonwind.wordpress.com/2013/02/17/wind-farms-dont-make-people-sick-so-why-the-complaints/

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TURBINE SITING STIRS CONTROVERSY IN COASTAL NEW ENGLAND TOWN

What do you think – Leave a comment: I have been following a NIMBY story in the nearby town of Kingston MA after encountering this article and video on a friends FB page.  You can use these coordinates to find … Continue reading

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