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These news and opinion items are gathered by National Wind Watch to help keep readers informed about developments related to industrial wind energy. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of National Wind Watch. They are the products of and owned by the organizations or individuals noted and are shared here according to “fair use” and “fair dealing” provisions of copyright law.

April 19, 2023 • Nova ScotiaPrint storyE-mail story

Proposed N.S. wind farm could have deadly toll on migrating birds, expert says

Environmental researcher John Kearney says the whirring blades of a proposed 13-turbine wind farm in Nova Scotia may cut greenhouse gases, but the risks they pose to migrating birds are too high. The 74-year-old former consultant to the wind industry has in recent years set up acoustic monitoring in southwestern Nova Scotia, documenting species ranging from black-capped chickadees to spotted sandpipers as they call out during autumn flights. “I’m speaking from the perspective of a person who supports both the . . . Complete story »

April 14, 2023 • OntarioPrint storyE-mail story

Damage to wind turbines under investigation in Lakeshore

Lakeshore OPP are asking the public to report anything about vandalism to wind turbines in the area. According to provincial police, Lakeshore detachment officers are investigating damaged wind turbines at two different locations. The first case was reported on April 4. The damage was evident on the transformer of the wind turbine – a component which is typically located on the ground near the tower. The second incident was reported on Wednesday. Workers attending a different wind turbine site noticed damage . . . Complete story »

April 13, 2023 • OntarioPrint storyE-mail story

Rural resident sounds a warning: Wind turbines are not the solutions

It’s no secret that being denied a good night’s sleep prevents us from firing on all cylinders; trying to work with continual irritating sounds can be just as mind-rattling. While many residents of downtown Ottawa suffered weeks of sleepless nights due to horn honking during the 2022 convoy, residents of rural Ontario have been enduring years of restless nights and are still waiting to have their grievances about wind turbines heard. The turbines produce a low-frequency sound that is irritating. . . . Complete story »

April 12, 2023 • Blogs, OntarioPrint storyE-mail story

Industrial wind turbines are the proverbial yo-yo

Over the past few days those of us living in southeastern Ontario couldn’t help but notice the ups and downs of the wind with both windy ones followed by almost a mid-summer doldrum! As a result of that experience it was worth a look at some IESO data and that is displayed below in a screenshot of April 4th to 9th taken on April 9th. The green on the chart shows the IWT (industrial wind turbines) grid connected generation over . . . Complete story »

April 8, 2023 • Canada, OpinionsPrint storyE-mail story

Ottawa’s clean energy plan will be ineffective and costly

Despite billions in spending on renewable energy over the last three decades, the share of total energy produced in Canada by alternative energy sources has not increased. Complete story »

March 30, 2023 • Alberta, Press releasesPrint storyE-mail story

Albertans Say NO to wind project

HIGHLIGHTS Elk Point rural residents are fighting back against Vancouver-based Elemental Energy’s proposed industrial wind turbine project on the North Saskatchewan River Valley Citizens have organized themselves under the group “Wind Concerns” launching a website and mass information campaign Wind Concerns cites hundreds of studies and data that now show massive wind turbines are linked to serious animal and human health effects, and these have been recognized by courts of law Wind Concerns points out that the proposed project is . . . Complete story »

March 29, 2023 • AlbertaPrint storyE-mail story

Northland Power cancels wind project in County of St. Paul

A wind power project that was being planned for an area in the County of St. Paul has been cancelled, according to information received by area residents from the potential developer, Northland Power. In a letter dated March 16, it states that on Dec. 22, the project known as Pihew Waciy, received its Renewable Energy Referral Report from Alberta Environment and Protected Areas (AEP). “The team at Northland and our supporting group of environmental specialists have spent a number of . . . Complete story »

March 21, 2023 • Nova ScotiaPrint storyE-mail story

Public comments open on controversial Wentworth wind farm

[Protect Wentworth Valley is urging the provincial government to declare the Wentworth Valley area of Cumberland and Colchester counties as a wilderness area to protect the Mainland moose and to stop proposed industrial wind farm development.] The proponents behind a large wind farm planned for the Wentworth area have registered their environmental assessment. The move kicks off an opportunity for public comment that runs until April 14, with a ministerial decision on whether to grant a conditional environmental approval by . . . Complete story »

March 21, 2023 • Nova ScotiaPrint storyE-mail story

Nova Scotia wind farm gets environmental approval

A proposed wind farm in Guysborough County got approval from Environment and Climate Change Minister Timothy Halman on Monday. The Port Hawkesbury Paper Wind Partnership applied for an environmental assessment of the project in January. Plans calls for the construction of 29 turbines, which would collectively produce 130.5 megawatts to diversify the energy mix that powers the Port Hawkesbury paper facility. The turbines will be up to 195 metres tall and individually produce up to 4.5 MW. The project centre is . . . Complete story »

March 4, 2023 • Newfoundland and LabradorPrint storyE-mail story

Protesters granted a partial victory in fight against World Energy GH2’s activity on the Port au Port Peninsula

Judge grants request to adjourn hearing on continuing injunction against them in fight against World Energy GH2, but current injunction still stands. hat was to be a hearing on the continuation of an injunction against protesters at a World Energy GH2 test site in Mainland on the Port au Port Peninsula took a twist in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador in Corner Brook on Friday, March 3. Three of the respondents, Sheila Hinks, Zita Hinks and Sylvia Benoit . . . Complete story »

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