Monthly Archives: March 2014

A recent study shows the wind industry spent $442m in the state of Oklahoma over the last 10 years

  A report, commissioned by the Wind Coalition and produced by the Economic Impact Group looked at wind industry developments from 2003 to 2012 and determined $442m was invested in Oklahoma.   The study includes 26 wind farms located in: … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 28, 2014 |

Anti-wind protestors turn violent and obscene

  If you were in attendance of the South Huron council meeting on March 17th, in London, Ontario, you might’ve been horrified at the scene. An intense argument broke out in the hallway as NextEra’s representative tried to leave the … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 27, 2014 |

Support for wind turbines found in Derby, UK

  The village of Spondon in Derby, UK, has a lot of supporters for their local wind turbines. Two of the 130 metre tall turbines have begun operations, and so far the locals have no complaints of noise or disruption. … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 21, 2014 |

New South Wales restores the right of communities to appeal wind farms

  In a bad move made by the O’Farrell government on Wednesday, communities now have the right to appeal wind farms which are OK’ed by the independent Planning Assessment Commission. By removing the ‘critical infrastructure’ status that was originally given … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 20, 2014 |

The Australian Medical Association does not believe in wind turbine syndrome

  The Australian Medical Association (AMA) released a statement on Monday regarding Wind Farms and Health where it discusses its position on ‘wind turbine syndrome’. Professor Geoffrey Dobb, AMA Vice President and Chair of the AMA Public Health Committee said, … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 19, 2014 |

Proposed wind power transmission line in the Midwest creates opposition

  Clean Line Energy Partners has proposed a $2.2 billion project to have a 750 mile-long overhead wind power transmission line to help bring less costly, reliable and renewable energy to the masses. The transmission towers will stand at approximately … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on March 18, 2014 |