Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Sad “Win” for Anti-Wind Lobbyists?

  Recently, a rare bird native to Asia called the white-throated needletail, was found in Scotland. Many avid bird watchers flocked (pardon my pun) to Isle of Harris to see this bird and photograph it when they had a chance. … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 28, 2013 |

The Truth About Health Impacts of Infrasound Coming From Wind Turbines

This blog post is being reposted from the Barnard on Wind (wind energy) blog with the permission from Mike Barnard, the original author.   Wind farms are fielding complaints about health impacts, almost entirely in the English-speaking world. There are … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 26, 2013 |

Insurance Coverage for Wind Turbines

The wind industry has been most active for the past 20 years, and is still a fairly new industry by Western standards. As such, the concept of offering auxiliary services/products like insurance coverage for wind turbines are also very new. … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 21, 2013 |

The Importance of Local Power Authority in Wind Turbine Installations

Surprisingly, the common questions I get about wind turbines, are usually about what regulations or laws exist for installation and siting etc.   This is a difficult question to answer in specifics as each local power authority has different guidelines … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 19, 2013 |

How Will You Celebrate Global Wind Day? (June 15)

  Global Wind Day - June 15th Tomorrow is officially Global Wind Day!   This day was created “for discovering the power of wind energy and the possibilities it holds to change our world.” It was specifically created to encourage the public … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 14, 2013 |

Health Implications of Other Energy Sources

In our industry, we are constantly bombarded with anti-wind lobbyists, telling us about the ill-effects of wind energy, and the negative health implications caused by wind turbines. But what are the health implications of other energy sources? And why don’t … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 13, 2013 |

Orenda Gets Wind Turbine Insurance Coverage in Italy!

Orenda has succeeded in obtaining wind turbine insurance coverage through Clark Thomson Insurance Brokers. For more details, check out our insurance page.

Posted By Sally on June 12, 2013 |

The Evolution from Windmill to Wind Turbine

When I get asked about what I do for a living, I typically respond with the same answer, ‘I’m a Marketing Manager for a wind turbine manufacturer’ and I’d say about 70% of the time the first thing that comes … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 7, 2013 |

Google Invests Again in Renewable Energy

Back in May, we talked about large companies investing in renewable energy around the globe: Investing in Wind Energy is Gaining Popularity.   Now Google is back in the spotlight, with their blog announcement, “Powering our Finnish data center with … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 5, 2013 |

When medical practitioners mislead: trio targets family doctors with bad information

This blog post is being reposted from the Barnard on Wind (wind energy) blog with the permission from Mike Barnard, the original author.   When medical practitioners mislead: trio targets family doctors with bad information   by Mike Barnard   Three Canadians … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on June 3, 2013 |