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Watch above: A Calgary conservationist is warning of wind turbine risk to birds of prey. Mia Sosiak reports.
CALGARY – John Campbell has worked with falcons, eagles and hawks in the wild for decades, all over Western Canada. 535 more words
Kenya set in motion the construction of Africa’s biggest wind power farm this week, near Laisamis, 550km north of Kenya’s capital Nairobi.
Known as the Lake Turkana Wind Power Project, the wind farm site covers 40,000 acres (162km2), which will be powered by the ‘Turkana Corridorwind.’ It is a low-level jet stream originating from the Indian Ocean and blows all year round. 301 more words
Back in January 2013 the nation’s largest power utility began using batteries at grid-scale to store surplus energy generated from the 153-MW Notrees Wind Power farm in West Texas and dispatch it to the regional power grid in order to help maintain the frequency of electrical current within required bounds. 873 more words
German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said 13 percent of power stations burning lignite, a cheap form of coal, would be phased out by 2021 under a program to cut power industry pollution. 25 more words