This week in news for the wind energy industry:
Why not wind energy?
In this article, the Cherokee Chronicle Times discusses the benefits of wind energy, and compares this energy source to coal and fossil fuels.
The social cost of carbon: implications for modernizing our electricity system
A study recent conducted by the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, shows that renewable energy is more cost effective than coal when considering the costs of climate change and health impacts.
RSPB aims to reduce carbon footprint with wind turbine
The UK’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds will install a wind turbine at their headquarters in Bedfordshire. The bird charity realizes that other energy sources are having a much larger impact on the environment and wildlife than renewable energy sources, and wrote: ‘We hope that by building a wind turbine at our UK headquarters, we will demonstrate to others that with a thorough environmental assessment, the correct planning and location, renewable energy options like this one in Sandy and a healthy, thriving environment can go hand in hand’.