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Wind energy has issues #NJ (letter)

By National Wind Watch I agree that alternative energy resources will contribute to the future health of the planet. The issue as I see it is the practicality and sustainability of the alternate resources. Wind farms are being touted as one of these options. The idea sounds great; but, is there a significant downside? The…

California Seeks to Shift Major Battery Incentive Toward Fire, Blackout Resiliency

By [email protected] Over its 13-year history, California’s Self-Generation Incentive Program has been the state’s primary driver for distributed solar, biomass power systems, fuel cells. and, over the past half-decade or so, behind-the-meter batteries. Now California regulators are proposing a new role for SGIP: giving battery-solar backup systems to those at greatest risk of wildfires and…

California Seeks to Shift Major Battery Incentive Toward Fire, Blackout Resiliency

By [email protected] Over its 13-year history, California’s Self-Generation Incentive Program has been the state’s primary driver for distributed solar, biomass power systems, fuel cells. and, over the past half-decade or so, behind-the-meter batteries. Now California regulators are proposing a new role for SGIP: giving battery-solar backup systems to those at greatest risk of wildfires and…

Wind power supporters argue referendum could kill industry #OH

By National Wind Watch COLUMBUS – Business and environmental groups told state lawmakers Tuesday that subjecting proposed wind farms to votes of the people would likely kill the industry in Ohio. “House Bill 401 is an alarming proposal that would take away landowners’ rights by subjecting wind energy development to a local vote that could…

Australian Government backs Verton’s wind turbine project

By Press Release The federal government has provided financial and strategic support for the development of a multi-million dollar ‘Windmaster’ wind turbine installation project. The post Australian Government backs Verton’s wind turbine project appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

How stakeholders evaluate the green-green dilemma — and what they think about possible solutions #DEU

By National Wind Watch The replacement of fossil and nuclear energy sources for electricity production by renewables such as wind, sun, water and biomass is a cornerstone of Germany’s energy policy. Amongst these, wind energy production is the most important component. However, energy production from wind is not necessarily ecologically sustainable. It requires relatively large…

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