Daily Archives: August 15, 2018

A look at copper versus silver brushes for the wind-power market

By Michelle Froese This article comes from Chris Richards, Sales and Marketing Director for BGB. Richards, who has worked as a design engineer on carbon-brush applications for over 10 years, explains some of the key differences between copper and silver carbon brushes. While copper brushes remain widely used in the wind energy market, recently some…

Proposed wind project meets strong opposition in Boulevard #CA

By National Wind Watch A proposed wind project is up against a squall of opposition in Boulevard where county planners are processing the first large-scale wind renewable energy project to be built on private land in San Diego. The San Diego County Planning Commission denied Friday a strongly-worded appeal from the Boulevard Community Planning Group,…

No solar, wind advisory referenda on November ballot #IL

By National Wind Watch After being told it would have little impact on permit applications for those wishing to pursue alternative energy projects in Piatt County, the county board on Aug. 8 decided against putting advisory referenda regarding solar and wind energy on the November ballot. The non-binding ballot questions would have gauged the opinion…

Forsa Energy make their Tolsta wind farm pitch #SCT

By National Wind Watch Commercial wind farm developers Forsa Energy pitched their controversial plans for the 14-turbine Druim Leathann Windfarm to villagers at a packed North Tolsta Community Hall on Tuesday night. Alasdair Macleod, Forsa’s Director of Renewables Generation, was the main speaker at the event, which had been organised by the local community council…

Wind farm killed by new government following legal battle #ON

By National Wind Watch A few days after the new Conservative government introduced legislation last month to kill a major wind turbine project in Prince Edward County, a lawyer for the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change was in court to defend the initial approval process. The Divisional Court panel dismissed the application by…

Climate Change ‘Skepticism’: 6 Overlapping Drivers

By Michael Barnard Climate change ‘skeptics’ have pre-existing biases which tend to make them skeptical. They’ve been supported in that skepticism by decades of misinformation, and psychologically and socially it’s easier to continue to deny rather than accept reality. But there’s hope Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

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