Monthly Archives: April 2013

Impact of Wind Turbines on Birds

In a previous post, we discussed Wind Energy and its Impact on Birds. However, everything that humans do has some level of impact on wildlife, but let’s keep things in perspective…   For every 10,000 birds killed by human activities … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 26, 2013 |

Anti-Wind Messages Create Negative “Psychological Expectations”

On April 5th, we talked about ‘Windfarm Sickness’ being spread by Anti Wind Groups.   And now more research is coming to light, which shows anti-wind messages can create negative “psychological expectations”, which “could explain the link between wind turbine … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 25, 2013 |

The Infamous Shadow Flicker

One of the concerns often faced in wind turbine installations is a shadow flicker or sun flicker. This occurs when the blades spinning on a turbine installed between a residential location and the rising or setting sun causes shade patterns … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 10, 2013 |

Windfarm Sickness: Spread by Anti Wind Groups

  Windfarm sickness has been a hot topic for our industry since the beginning. There have been many heated debates on whether or not wind turbines can cause people to become ill or affect their wellbeing in any way.   … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 5, 2013 |

Orenda Energy Solutions – 51kW Wind Turbine Solution

Orenda Energy Solutions is a wind turbine manufacturer with marquee installations in Italy and Scotland. Currently, they sell a 51kW wind turbine solution named Skye™, which includes a patented (U.S. Pat: 8,371,074) hydraulically hinged tower that can be lowered and … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 1, 2013 |