Alerts and Events: Energy
These postings are provided to help publicize and provide examples of the efforts of affiliated groups and individuals related to industrial wind energy development. Most of the notices posted here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch.
Economics, Emissions, Energy, France, Publications •
Source: Jean-Louis Butré
Vers une France défigurée Éditions du Toucan, Paru le 22 Mars 2017, 160 pages, ISBN 9782810007547, 15,00 € Résumé La France compte déjà plus de 6500 éoliennes et il est prévu d’en installer au moins 20 000 dans les prochaines années. Des machines de 180 mètres de haut faites pour durer longtemps. Ingénieur et spécialiste du sujet, Jean-Louis Butré propose aux citoyens de se poser les questions suivantes : Pourquoi importer ces machines pour produire une électricité supplémentaire qui coûte deux fois . . .
Advertisements, Aesthetics, Economics, Energy, Maine, Radio •
Source: Saving Maine
“Goodbye, Saddleback Mountain” “Poor Wind vs. Tax Breaks” “Power Exporter”
Aesthetics, Economics, Energy, Netherlands, Publications •
Source: VVD Wijk bij Duurstede
The beautiful panorama of Wijk bij Duurstede might be changing. With an abundance of arguments you can prevent this! Will you play “Down with wind turbines”? No. I am from SP/GroenLinks/D66. Yes. I accept the challenge. 1. How far away can a 150-meter wind turbine be seen standing in the landscape? 2. How many euros less would a Wijks house be worth near wind turbines by the canal? 3. How many cars is the energy generated by a spinning wind . . .
Aesthetics, Economics, Energy, Environment, Health, Noise, Protests, Publications, Safety, Scotland, Wildlife •
Source: Scotland Against Spin
SNP Annual Conference, Perth, Saturday 19th October The Scottish Borders Network joined by South of Scotland groups will be hosting this year’s anti-wind turbine protest in Perth on Saturday October 19th. Supported by Scotland Against Spin and campaigners from across Scotland, the protest will highlight the particular plight of the country south of Edinburgh and Glasgow. More turbine development has been forced on this region than any other in Scotland. The Scottish Government is still denying the South planning controls . . .
IP3 is a citizen initiative for the November 2014 ballot. It would simply recognize all hydro-electric power as a renewable energy under the state’s renewable energy portfolio law that requires a certain percentage of a utility’s power comes from renewable energy sources. Here you’ll learn about IP3 or the “Hydro as Renewable Energy” Act. You’ll find out why IP3 makes sense and how you can join with other to put this citizens’ initiative on the November 2014. You can download . . .
Special issue: “Wind farms gone wild: Is the environmental damage justified?” Wild Land News: Magazine of the Scottish Wild Land Group Issue 83, June 2013 CONTENTS Editorial Is wind power a threat to our climate change policy?, by John Constable On windfarms, and the preservation of place, by Sharon Blackie Where eagles dare – the wind farms gamble, by Clive Hambler The aesthetic objection to wind farms, by Christine Lovelock The wind power question, by Iain A MacLeod The Shetland Viking . . .
Advertisements, Aesthetics, Economics, Energy, Impacts, Maine, Publications •
Source: Friends of Maine’s Mountains and Citizens' Task Force on Wind Power
If you can’t see grid scale wind turbines from your home and don’t think they affect you, it may be time to reconsider. Maine is being permanently scarred and its “Quality of Place” jeopardized by industrial wind projects. Wind industry advertising and PR tells us that wind power is high benefit and low impact. But the very opposite is true. Calling them “wind farms,” wind developers promote a warm, soft image. But reality paints a different picture. The turbines being . . .