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Scallop fishermen seek buffer zone around New York Bight wind power areas

Plans to open more of New York Bight to offshore wind development will threaten the east coast scallop fishery, which brings in more than $ 425 million annually in port value and much more for the larger U.S. economy, fisheries proponents say. They say an immediate step should be to create a 5-nautical mile buffer […]

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Could Help Struggling Cities

As many of New England’s industrial cities have fallen into disrepair in recent decades, the wealthier residents of Martha’s Vineyard, a regional hub of prosperity and privilege, have grown richer and built and rebuilt mega-villas on the beach. But their luck has hardly benefited everyone on the island, where economic inequality is rampant. For Michael […]

Concern About Endangered Whales Cited in Lawsuit Over Nantucket Wind Farm – NBC Boston

The construction of dozens of wind turbines off the coast of Nantucket threatens the survival of a dwindling number of endangered North Atlantic right whales that inhabit the waters, a group of residents of the affluent Massachusetts vacation island argue in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday. According to ACK Residents Against Turbines, Vineyard Wind’s proposed […]

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy

4th Offshore wind turbines can swim: Several companies are developing innovative floating offshore wind platforms for use in deep waters. Three types of floating platforms are spar buoy, tension leg platform and semi-submersible. Around 75% of the projects plan to use semi-submersible platforms. 3. Offshore wind is on time: In many areas where offshore wind […]

New legislation would set wind turbine tax table

The numerous lawsuits related to taxation of wind turbines across Michigan could soon end, and the solution is coming from the state legislature. Two separate bills, which will be tabled in both the House and Senate, would, if passed, introduce an applicable multiplier for the taxation of wind turbines and establish a uniform nationwide depreciation […]

Energy island: UK National Grid wants to put wind farms around an artificial island

from Adam Vaughan An offshore wind farm in the North Sea Mischa Keijser / Getty Images UK company National Grid has announced that it is negotiating with two other parties to build an “energy island” in the North Sea that would use wind farms to provide clean electricity to millions of households in northwestern Europe. […]

Greenwashing solar and wind energy today could lead to heavy payback tomorrow

IN THE UTOPIAN world of today’s climate activists, wind and sun will supply the earth with energy. The air conditioning in your home and the boilers in the factory, cars on the streets and even planes in the sky are powered by harnessing the heat of the sun and the power of the wind, tidal […]

Company plans to grind wind turbine blades near Earlham, Iowa

by Jared Strong A Bondurant, Iowa company plans to use large wood chippers to shred old wind turbine blades into pieces for recycling, but his work place near Earlham has created contempt and resentment among residents of Anti-Turbines in Madison County . Renewablade tested the sharpening process on three knives at a location near US […]

Maglev Wind Power Generator Market Size, Growth (2021-2028)

New Jersey, United States, – the Magnetic Levitation Wind Turbine Generator Market The study provides information on sales, trends, prospects and industry profiles of each provider. It provides a demand-supply picture for every consumer market. A regional analysis was carried out in terms of market share, development prospects and key countries. The study includes a […]

Petition launched to stop Chalumbin’s 95 wind turbine farm project, 15km southwest of Ravenshoe | North Queensland Register

One of Australia’s largest renewable energy developers, Epuron, is advancing its proposed 95 wind turbine farm in Far North Queensland despite strong community opposition. Chalumbin Wind Farm will include 95 wind turbine generators on two old cattle pastures, Glen Gordon and Wooroora Station, 15 kilometers southwest of Ravenshoe in the southern Tablelands. At 160 meters […]