Daily Archives: January 25, 2018

Wind-powered electric vehicle program continues in Minnesota

By Michelle Froese A program that fuels electric vehicles with wind energy will continue for cooperative members who choose to drive electric. Much of the public charging infrastructure powered by cooperatives is fueled by Revolt. Revolt, a first-of-its-kind program that allows electric vehicle (EV) owners to further support the use of renewable energy, will continue…

Martek Aviation to inspect hundreds of wind turbines using drones

By Michelle Froese Following successful wind-turbine blade inspections at Sheringham Shoal, Martek Aviation have been awarded a two-year Framework Contract with SSE Plc to inspect their 683 wind turbines across 47 sites throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). According to Martek Aviation, UAS’s make aerial surveys more accessible, affordable, and…

Tule Wind Farm now producing electricity #CA

By National Wind Watch “It’s very sad to hear the project is up and running,” said April Maurath Sommer, executive director of the Protect Our Communities Foundation. “We really support the transition to a cleaner grid but it should be a cleaner grid that is truly sustainable and projects that are particularly hard on imperiled…

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