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Impact of Hourly Wind Power Variations on the System Operation in the Nordic Countries
Author:  Holttinen, Hannele
Denmark, Finland, Grid, Norway, Sweden

Effect of Energy Storage on Variations in Wind Power
Author:  Paatero, Jukka; and Lund, Peter
Grid, Technology

There’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why
Author:  Mele, Christopher
Health, Noise, Ontario

Health effects of wind turbines in working environments – a scoping review
Author:  Freiberg, Alice; et al.

Understanding stress effects of wind turbine noise – the integrated approach
Author:  Pohl, Johannes; Gabriel, Joachim; and Hübner, Gundula
Germany, Health, Noise

Infrasound and low-frequency noise – does it affect human health?
Author:  Alves-Pereira, Marian; Bakker, Huub; Rapley, Bruce; and Summers, Rachel
Health, Ireland, Noise

Subjective perception of wind turbine noise – The stereo approach
Author:  Cooper, Steven; and Chan, Chris

Wind and solar are much less efficient decarbonizers than combined-cycle gas turbines
Author:  Plummer, James; Frank, Charles; and Michaels, Robert
Economics, Emissions

Top 10 Myths About Wind Energy and Birds
Author:  Hutchins, Michael

Summary of the Effect of the Medical and Scientific Evidence
Author:  White, Richard; and Bean, Katherine
Australia, Health, Law, Noise

Consistent modelling of wind turbine noise propagation from source to receiver
Author:  Barlas, Emre; et al.
Noise, Technology

Why wind turbine sounds are annoying, and why it matters
Author:  Palmer, William
Health, Noise

Groton Wind, New Hampshire
Author:  Hemmel, William
Aesthetics, Environment, New Hampshire, Photos, Videos

Expert Witness Statement of Sarah Laurie, Waubra Foundation
Author:  Laurie, Sarah
Health, New Zealand, Noise, Regulations

Case Report: Cross-Sensitisation to Infrasound and Low Frequency Noise
Author:  Rapley, Bruce; Bakker, Huub; Alves-Pereira, Mariana; and Summers, Rachel
Australia, Health, Noise

Wind Turbine Noise Effects on Sleep: The WiTNES study
Author:  Smith, Michael; Ögren, Mikael; Thorsson, Pontus; Hussain-Alkhateeb, Laith; Pedersen, Eja; Forssén, Jens; Ageborg Morsing, Julia; and Persson Waye, Kerstin
Health, Noise, Sweden

Indirect Impacts of Wind Farms on Terrestrial Mammals: Insights from the Disturbance and Exclusion Effects on Wolves (Canis lupus)
Author:  Ferrão da Costa, Gonçalo; et al.
Portugal, Wildlife

Strong geographic and temporal patterns in conservation status of North American bats
Author:  Hammerson, Geoffrey; et al.
Americas, U.S., Wildlife

Balanced solution to the cumulative threat of industrialized wind farm development on cinereous vultures (Aegypius monachus) in south-eastern Europe
Author:  Vasilakis, Dimitris; Whitfield, D. Philip; and Kati, Vassiliki
Europe, Greece, Wildlife

Wind farms and tourism in Scotland: A review with a focus on mountaineering and landscape
Author:  Gordon, David
Aesthetics, Economics, Scotland

Impact of wind energy on bats: A summary of our current knowledge
Author:  Hein, Cris; and Schirmacher, Michael

Impacts of Wind Energy Development on Bats: A Global Perspective
Author:  Arnett, Edward; Baerwald, Erin; Mathews, Fiona; Rodriques, Luisa; Rodríquez-Durán, Armando; Rydell, Jens; Villegas-Patrace, Rafael; and Voigt, Christian

Impacts of Wind Energy Development on Bats: Implications for Conservation
Author:  Arnett, Edward; and Baerwald, Erin

Opinion and Order Affirming the Decision of the Almer Charter Township Board of Trustees
Author:  Ludington, Thomas
Law, Michigan, Noise, Ordinances

Indoor noise annoyance due to 3-5 megawatt wind turbines—An exposure-response relationship
Author:  Hongisto, Valtteri; Oliva, David; and Keränen, Jukka
Finland, Noise

Bird and bat species’ global vulnerability to collision mortality at wind farms revealed through a trait-based assessment
Author:  Thaxter, Chris; et al.

Increasing evidence that bats actively forage at wind turbines
Author:  Foo, Cecily; Bennett, Victoria; et al.

Bats probe the aerosphere during landscape-guided altitudinal flights
Author:  Roeleke, Manuel; Mumrungsri, Sara; and Voigt, Christian

Physical and mental health issues in wind farm workers
Author:  Various
China, Health

Wind Energy Operations & Maintenance
Author:  Wind Energy Update
Economics, Technology

Wind Turbine Syndrome: The Impact of Wind Farms on Suicide
Author:  Zou, Eric
Health, Noise, U.S.

Wind Turbine Siting in Minnesota
Author:  Rosenquist, Kristi
Minnesota, Noise, Regulations, Siting

American Bird Conservancy letters to EDF Renewables: Vista Mountain project
Author:  Hutchins, Michael
Texas, Wildlife

Lawsuit against Invenergy for loss of amenity and well-being
Author:  Andre, Mark; Andre, Donna; et al.
Health, Human rights, Law, New York, Noise, Property values

Impossibility of 100 percent renewables
Author:  Hayward, Steven; and Nelson, Peter
Economics, Emissions

Energy Policy in Minnesota: The High Cost of Failure
Author:  Hayward, Steven; and Nelson, Peter
Economics, Emissions, Minnesota

Understanding bird collisions at wind farms: An updated review on the causes and possible mitigation strategies
Author:  Marques, Ana Teresa; et al.

Factors associated with bat mortality at wind energy facilities in the United States
Author:  Thompson, M.; et al.
U.S., Wildlife

Bat flight height monitored from wind masts predicts mortality risk at wind farms
Author:  Roemer, C.; et al.

Rural Iowans Reject Industrial Wind
Author:  Swanson, Janna
Aesthetics, Impacts, Iowa

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