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Should we rip Ontario's wind turbines out of the ground?

During the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership race, candidate Tanya Granic Allen declared “I’m going to rip those turbines out of the ground!”  Many folks in rural communities suffering from health effects caused by those industrial wind turbines (IWT), and people who have trouble paying their electricity bills probably cheered that statement. 673 more words

Electricity Bills

Sold Stock photo: Windmills at Te Apiti.

Windmills at the Te Apiti wind farm.

This shot was taken at the Te Apiti wind farm north of the Manawatu Gorge. This wind farm consists of 55 windmills located near Palmerston North. 113 more words

Photography

Wind energy technology without blades, without noise and even more efficient now is possible

Fewer noise, less space, more savings and above all, it does not kill birds, this is the new wind energy technology that is revolutionizing Spain and is called Vortex Bladeless. 248 more words

Our Renewable Future

Folks who pay attention to energy and climate issues are regularly treated to two competing depictions of society’s energy options. On one hand, the fossil fuel industry claims that its products deliver unique economic benefits, and that giving up coal, oil, and natural gas in favor of renewable energy sources like solar and wind will entail sacrifice and suffering. 7,052 more words

Wind Energy

Renewable Energy: Solid Growth

When I first started working in the renewable energy field in 2010, opponents were arguing that Canada (more specifically, Ontario) should not bother switching to, or incorporating wind or solar energy within their electricity supply mix.  577 more words

Greenhouse Gases

5th Day at DTU PhD Summer School

The 5th day at the DTU PhD Summer School on Remote Sensing for Wind Energy covered Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) remote sensing and power curves. 6 more words

June 15th Global Wind Day

Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June. It is organised by EWEA (European Wind Energy Association) and GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council). 125 more words