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Turbine tumbles on 16th Line in C-K #ON

By National Wind Watch Neighbours living near a turbine that toppled over last night in Chatham-Kent say they believe it happened about midnight. One resident, who asked not to be identified said his neighbour reported hearing a couple of bangs, while others said they didn’t hear a thing. The turbine, located on 16th Line just…

Turbine topples over #ON

By National Wind Watch A hunter scouting for Coyotes early this morning came across this toppled wind turbine located at the corner of the Drake Sideroad and the Sixteenth Concession in Harwich Township. The huge turbine blades and motor assembly crashed to the ground and the support structure appeared folded in half. Details are still…

Wind turbine breaks in half in Chatham-Kent #ON

By National Wind Watch A wind turbine has snapped in half and is currently sitting bent over in an open field in Chatham-Kent. The turbine is located at Drake Road and 16 Line in South Buxton. John Norton, the general manager of community development with the municipality says the fire chief is on scene, as…

Wind farm blamed for higher mainland power rates #RI

By National Wind Watch The Newport City Council recently passed a strongly worded resolution asking the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission about a recent jump in mainland electric bills, which is being blamed, in part, on costs associated with the Block Island Wind Farm. At its Jan. 10 meeting, the Council unanimously passed Resolution 2018-01,…

Broken wind turbine in Chatham-Kent #ON

By National Wind Watch Terraform Power crews are investigating after a wind turbine that’s part of a wind energy project just south of Chatham broke in half. The turbine is located at the corner of Drake Rd. and 16 Line. Blackburn News has reached out to the Ministry of Energy and Climate Change, the municipality…

Area First Nations weigh in on turbine project #ON

By National Wind Watch Dutton Dunwich council is getting support from neighbouring First Nation communities in the municipality’s bid to block the proposed Strong Breeze Wind Project. Municipal council’s meeting agenda on Jan. 11 included correspondence from the chiefs of Oneida Nation of the Thames, Chippewas of The Thames First Nation and Munsee Delaware Nation….

France plans to accelerate wind power projects #FRA

By National Wind Watch France is expected to announce measures this week to accelerate the installation of wind turbines and overcome long-running opposition from activists who have frustrated the country’s attempts to hit renewable energy targets. A working group formed in October to make approvals easier has finalised plans that include removing one legal avenue…

Data on Ingersoll’s wind ordinance #MI

By National Wind Watch A wind ordinance has been on the books for many years. But, with advancements in wind technology, the ordinance needed updating, especially with the possibility of wind turbines coming to Ingersoll Township. Township consultant Rob Eggers shared the following details of the Ingersoll Township Wind Ordinance at the Dec. 18 meeting…

Wind turbines will hurt property values #IN

By National Wind Watch I am sure everyone knows by now that RES (Renewable Energy Systems), a foreign owned company from Great Britain, plans to build 600- to 800-foot-tall turbines in northern Cass County. Beware, southern Cass County and Pulaski County: They are coming after you next. Our three County Commissioners said they are all…

D-Day approaches for Northern Pass #ME #MA #NH #VT

By National Wind Watch CONCORD – Next week Massachusetts’ three major electric distributors and the Department of Environmental Resources will announce which proposals to produce 10 terawatt hours of clean renewable energy over the next 20 years will be selected to negotiate long-term contracts. The 46 proposals present a buffet of options for energy officials…

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