Daily Archives: January 9, 2016

Volkswagen’s Latest Concept Wants To Be Your BUDD-e

By Kyle Field To say that Volkswagen has struggled in the last few months would be an understatement. The company and associated automotive brands were found to have intentionally bypassed emissions controls for the vast majority of diesel engine-based vehicles produced since 2008. Since the news broke, the conglomerate has suffered massive turnover Read Full…

NOAA, BOEM weigh local ‘attitudes’ on turbine farms #NIC #SC

By National Wind Watch Federal agencies plan to survey residents of North Carolina and South Carolina on their support of proposed wind farm development off their coasts. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will use the survey’s results in evaluating commercial leases across more than 300,000 acres of federal waters. North Carolina’s outer continental Read…

‘Time to stand up …’ #IL

By National Wind Watch With an investment of 40 days and well over 100 hours of listening to sworn testimony, the Bureau County Zoning Board of Appeals has arrived at a very clear-cut decision to recommend to the Bureau County Board the denial of all applications of Walnut Ridge Wind LLC to erect an Read…

Turbines problems were avoidable #MA

By National Wind Watch I write after reading two letters in the December 4 edition, both condemning the West Falmouth residents on perceived grievances as they pertain to the two wind turbines at the wastewater facility. Neither writer lives in West Falmouth. Both have addenda that differ, but look to influence the readers to Read…

Windmill-generated power lowest since 2005 #WA

By National Wind Watch This is a summary for the year 2015 of the windmill-generated power in the Dayton/Pomeroy area, including the wind farms Hopkins Ridge, Marengo, Lower Snake and Tucannon. There were four extended periods, each lasting a week or more, during which there was no wind at all, and the National Weather Read…

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