Neighbors get some relief after complaining about noise emitted from a nearby wind turbine.
Iberdrola Renewables' Streator Cayuga Ridge South Wind Power Project located in Livingston County, IL experienced a catastrophic failure at one of the 150 Gamesa G87 2.0 MW turbines. Illinois residents caught the fire on video.
A turbine at Iberdola Renewables Farmers City wind project was destroyed by flame. This short video was taken approximately 30-45 minutes after the fire reportedly started. The 146 megawatt (MW) project is located in Atchison County, in the northwest corner of Missouri. The 73 Gamesa G87 (2.0 MW) turbines were commissioned in 2009.
This investigative report by Armel Joubert des Ouches examines the spread of wind turbines throughout France. He calls on the French people, the politicians and ecologists who have remained somewhat honest, to put a stop to this monstrous boondoggle whose consequences will become rapidly irreparable. The English subtitles were prepared by Friends Against Wind.
Half an hour before midnight, a report of a wind turbine on fire was received at the West-Viru County. Falling pieces of burning turbine required traffic on the road nearby to be shut down throughout the night. Sparks ignited both sides of the road.
Wind turbine flame at operating project in Estonia.
This important news report from Australia documents the ongoing investigation into infrasound emissions from an operating wind project and the impacts on nearby residents.
In this video, Jorge Arenas states that “low frequency can be transported a lot of miles from the source to the receiver.” “So low frequency noise is very difficult to reduce and to control and to mitigate.” Arenas, a faculty member in the Universidad Austral de Chile’s College of Engineering Sciences, is director of its Institute of Acoustics. He will be a collaborating with Virginia Tech’s Ricardo Burdisso, a professor of mechanical engineering in Blacksburg VA. The collaboration announced on March 30th, will include an analysis of health effects at a wind project in Chile. Andrea Brunais reported this piece for “Outreach and International Affairs,” a production of Virginia Tech.
The future of a wind project in Kinangop, Nyandarua counties remained unclear after residents held protests claiming they had been misinformed about it. One person was reported to have died and several others injured during the protests. And as Andrew Ochieng' reported, residents were divided over the project.
The debate between funding Oklahoma's public education system and funding wind power development.
Down Wind is the explosive documentary that examines Ontario's controversial rush into wind farm development. Produced by Surge Media, Down Wind exposes how this Canadian provinces' green energy dream turned into a nightmare for rural residents forced to live among the towering 50 storey turbines. Searing, personal stories of people experiencing mysterious health problems, insomnia, depression, even thoughts of suicide; their lives turned upside down by the constant noise and vibrations given off by the massive wind turbines. The documentary also reveals the staggering economic costs of these wind farms to taxpayers with huge subsidies going to big wind corporations. The film aired on Canada's Sun News Network. Click here for the media write up .
Down Wind, produced by Surge Media, is the explosive documentary that examines Ontario's controversial rush into industrial wind farm development. The full, 1 hour 32 minute production is now available here via YouTube.
Geriş, is a village located in the hills above Yalıkavak and Gerişaltı (Lower Geriş) in Turkey. A wind energy facility is proposed for the mountains. The people of this area oppose the siting for the project and tell the story in this video.
Competing energy forums were held on the same day at the same location. One sponsored by the American Wind Energy Association. The other by the Informed Citizens Coalition (IICC). Michigan Capitol Confidential, a press entity in Michigan, was thrown out of the AWEA event. The story continued.
One of the 112 wind turbines in Ocotillo Wind Express caught fire on January 15 and smoke was seen fuming from the turbine for hours. Many long-time critics of the wind farm project had cited the likelihood of a wind turbine catching fire as one of numerous safety concerns.
An 80-metre wind turbine has collapsed on a mountainside near Fintona in County Tyrone. It was one of eight 2.5 megawatt turbines on the Screggagh wind farm on Murley mountain. The turbine, valued at over £500,000, collapsed on Friday evening, scattering debris over a wide area hundreds of meters away.
A Vestas tower section being transported on I-25 by one of our contractors fell off its trailer to the highway. Pueblo police Cpt. Charlie Taylor said it's a miracle the crash wasn't much worse. "Just by pure luck no one was going the other way and no one was hurt," Taylor said.
Manhattan Institute's Robert Bryce delivers the 2014 HV McKay Lecture on the topic entitled 'More Energy Please: How Increasing Energy Use Promotes a Richer Freer World.'
The lawsuits were filed in State Supreme Court in Wyoming County and they also seek restrictions on operation of the wind turbines.
In this presentation, Kevin A Dooley describes the basics of sound, and proceeds to draw a compelling relationship between motion sickness symptoms, and infrasound exposure, with specific reference to wind turbine installations and their proximity to homes. His suggestions are backed by multiple, independent studies conducted on infrasound, and / or motion sickness incidence.