Can Falmouth turbines be relocated?
Wiehe, who managed the project for five years, said any location would need approval from boards concerned with wildlife, natural heritage and historic value, among others. It would probably take about two years, he said.
July 22, 2012
by Sean Teehan
in Cape Cod Times
FALMOUTH - It took seven years and dozens of permits to get Falmouth's two wind turbines up and running.
But moving them to another location could take just as long and cost the town millions of dollars.
For two years, homeowners living nearby the town-owned "Wind 1" and "Wind 2" turbines have argued that moving the turbines could alleviate problems - such as headaches, vertigo and a host of other symptoms - while maintaining the money generated by the electricity they produce.
"The solution is going to be moving them," said Malcolm Donald, a Falmouth resident who lives about 2,700 feet from the... [continue via Web link]