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Author: Stevens, T.K.; Hale, A.M.; Karsten, K.B.; and Bennett, V.J.
Abstract – Wind energy development is rapidly increasing within breeding and wintering ranges of many grassland birds in North America. Despite recognized environmental benefits of such development, wind farms have the potential to negatively impact bird communities. Using an area-search method, we surveyed grassland birds within a matrix of pastures, hay fields, and agricultural lands at a wind facility in north-central Texas during the winters of 2009/10 and 2010/11. We used binary logistic regression to examine the effect of distance from . . .More »
Author: Stacy, Tom; and Taylor, George
Before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission— Modernizing Wholesale Electricity, Docket No. AD21-10-000 We offer comments here primarily to the Commission’s April 21, 2022 Order Directing Reports because the Order appears to focus on seeking supply solutions to the expensive and avoidable supply side problems of Variable Energy Resources (VERs) instead of focusing on the interests of consumers by leveling and broadening the venues in which generating resources compete and cooperate. … We wish to emphasize the importance of resource cooperation. Requiring . . .More »
Articles from The Journal of Peasant Studies Book review: Power struggles: dignity, value, and the renewable energy frontier in Spain Gavin Smith May 4, 2020 doi:10.1080/03066150.2020.1745391 [download pdf] After years in which nobody showed any interest, at last now as we enter the second decade of an apocalyptic century, the world’s fifth largest oil company is to address the energy transition. And they are going to do it by casting off the past and creating a new future with the . . .More »
Author: Department of Environment and Climate Change, Nova Scotia
Wedgeport Wind Farm Project – Wedgeport Wind Farm GP Inc., Elemental Energy Renewables Inc., Stevens Wind Ltd. and Sipekne’katik First Nation, carrying on business as Wedgeport Wind Farm Limited Partnership – Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia – download PDF Higgins Mountain Wind Farm Project – Higgins Mountain Wind Farm Limited Partnership – Cumberland and Colchester Counties, Nova Scotia – download PDF Mersey River Wind Farm – Mersey River Wind Inc. – Queens County, Nova Scotia – download PDF 4 Project Design and Operation Prior to road construction and/or upgrades, the . . .More »