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Vaches mortes à Nozay : les éoliennes mises hors de cause, un câble 20 000 volts enterré suspecté #FRA

By National Wind Watch [Dead cows in Nozay: buried 20,000-volt cable from wind facility suspected] Dans l’affaire dite des “éoliennes tueuses” de Nozay (Loire-Atlantique), les derniers rapports d’expertise disculpent les machines. Mais un câble électrique est désormais suspecté. Depuis 2012 et la mise en service d’un parc éolien sur le secteur de Nozay, au nord…

US energy reliability gone with the wind #TX #USA

By National Wind Watch It is too often assumed that making maximum use of renewables is the answer to addressing environmental goals. So easy is it to buy into this assumption that intermittent wind power is pulling ahead of coal in Texas. Energy analysts forecast that wind turbines in Texas will generate about 87,000 megawatt-hours…

The wind industry tackles trouble on two fronts #IA

By National Wind Watch Renewable energy remains a polarizing issue. Political and customer pressure has power companies moving renewables to the “front burner.” Wind plays a big part in this mix as efficiency has increased and federal tax incentives help defer the cost of building infrastructure. Farmers now grow wind turbines and wheat in the…

sPower refiles Seneca Wind project #OH

By National Wind Watch sPower refiled its Seneca Wind 212-megawatt wind turbine project this week with the Ohio Power Siting Board and announced a pre-application public meeting 3-6 p.m. Oct. 23 at Attica Fairgrounds. In a pre-application notification letter to OPSB Monday, the company outlined a plan similar to the project sPower withdrew in August….

‘North Kerry is wide open again to windfarms’ #IRL

By National Wind Watch A windfarm company is expected to shortly submit planning for a multiple turbine wind farm in what is being seen as a test case at the close of the ’80 per cent’ rule in North Kerry. A public meeting was convened at Coolard GAA Clubhouse recently by the developers of the…

White County clears way for new wind farm near Reynolds #IN

By National Wind Watch MONTICELLO – White County is getting another wind farm. The farm, which will be known as Rosewater, is the seventh phase of Meadow Lake Wind Farm project and will be near Reynolds. The 102-megawatt farm will have 25 turbines and will be developed by EDP Renewables North America LLC, owners of…

Dichter Qualm: Windrad plötzlich in Flammen #AUT

By National Wind Watch Video: Feuerwehr Einsatz der Feuerwehr am Montag im burgenländischen Kittsee: Ein Windrad war plötzlich in Brand geraten, rasch bildete sich eine dichte, schwarze Rauchsäule, die bereits von Weitem zu sehen war. Die Einsatzkräfte konnten vor Ort allerdings lediglich für die nötige Sicherheit sorgen. Passanten hatten die Flammen in den Abendstunden bemerkt…

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