Daily Archives: March 5, 2018

Windkraft – Störsender fürs Herz: Mainzer Forscher untersuchen Folgen des Infraschalls #DEU

By National Wind Watch [Mainz researchers investigate the consequences of infrasound] [Click here for automated computer translation.] MAINZ – Noch hält die Windkraft-Euphorie in Politik und Industrie an, aber bei Anwohnern ist diese Energiegewinnung höchst umstritten. Landschaftszerstörung ist ein Aspekt, aber auch die Schädlichkeit des nicht hörbaren Infraschall. Und hier gibt es immer mehr Unterstützung…

POWER Coalition forms to oppose Lake Ontario wind turbines #NY

By National Wind Watch Business and environmental groups are not always on the same side, but when it comes to Lake Ontario’s shores, there is some common ground. The POWER (Protecting Ontario’s Water, Environment and Resources) Coalition includes a variety of groups, including Save Ontario Shores, the American Bird Conservancy and Niagara USA Chamber. It…

Offshore wind: ‘there needs to be more conversation’ #MD

By National Wind Watch Offshore wind has been a contentious issue in Ocean City for some time. The Town Council and mayor have said they support the idea of offshore wind energy, but not having the turbines at the currently proposed distance from the shore – 17 miles. Supporters of the project tout its environmental…

Counselor: County violated open door law #IN

By National Wind Watch A Cass County government property’s cellphone policy violates Indiana’s open door law, according to the state’s public access counselor. Elizabeth Thomas, Twelve Mile, filed a complaint with the Indiana Office of the Public Access Counselor indicating she was denied access at the Cass County Commissioners’ Dec. 4 and 18, 2017 meetings….

Carbon tax fails — again — in Washington #VT #WA

By National Wind Watch Dive Brief: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposed carbon tax has stalled again, this time because the measure lacked enough votes in the state Senate, where Democrats hold an advantage. Proposed in January, the tax would have been set initially at $20/ton, rising annually by an inflation-adjusted 3.5%. The tax would have…

GALLERY: World’s longest blade in UK for testing

UK: LM Wind Power’s 88.4-metre blade has been delivered to the ORE Catapult test facility in Blyth, northeast England, to undergo testing as part of a EU-funded research project. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

India’s Mahindra Partners With LG Chem For EV Batteries

By Saurabh Mahapatra Mahindra & Mahindra, one of India’s leading companies in electric mobility in India, is moving very aggressively towards grabbing a major share in the budding Indian electric cars market. The Indian carmaker has announced a partnership with Korean LG Chem for supply of high energy density lithium-ion cells. Read Full Article Here…

Skyline to grow 3GW in US

By Robin Lancaster First acquisition by newbie is 60MW Whirlwind wind farm in Texas Read Full Article Here For more great articles: reNEWS – Renewable Energy News

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