Posts Tagged ‘NOISE’

Vermont Sets New Noise Rules for Wind Turbines

How loud is too loud? Vermont's Public Utilities Commission has adopted new regulations that limit turbine noise levels during the day and at night. One expert said new technology will be needed to allow turbines to operate at full capacity and still meet the nighttime cap. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbines pit environmentalists against neighbors tired of noise, view

A Dispatch videographer straps on a protective harness, hard hat and safety glasses, joined by two employees of the farm's operator, EDP Renewables. They are about to climb inside one of 55 wind turbines at Timber Road II wind farm in Paulding County. View full post on Wind Power News

Abbott government agrees to consider noise restrictions on windfarms

Prime minister meets David Leyonhjelm, one of the crossbench senators trying to leverage concessions to constrain the growth of the wind industry The Abbott government has agreed to consider new noise restrictions and monitoring of windfarms to win crucial crossbench votes for the inclusion of wood waste in the renewable energy deal now before parliament. […]

How is noise produced by wind power plants experienced?

The disruptiveness of the noise generated by wind power plants in Finland is the focus of a new study that combines the measurement of the noise produced by wind power with the noise experienced by humans in relation to sound pressure levels and the time and frequency behavior of sound. The South Karelian Institute of […]

Wind farm opponents say turbine noise is torture

LANDHOLDER friction over Macarthur wind farm is set to boil over at a Moyne Shire meeting tonight with a group linking alleged noise pollution to torture. Controversial lobby group Waubra Foundation has claimed the noise emitted from Australia’s largest wind farm was akin to torture, following on from a council report into the matter. View […]

Turbine noise can be heard from just 3% of windfarms, report finds

Only 15 of 521 sites have a noise problem caused by turbine blades stalling when wind speed drops – and software can fix it Only about 3% of windfarms in the UK are likely to produce a low-frequency sound that can be heard up to a kilometre away. The thumping “whoomph”-like sound, produced when the […]

GMP touts Lowell wind noise record; PSB faults it

Vermont’s largest utility is touting what it says is an excellent record of preventing excess noise at its wind power project on Lowell Mountain, while state regulators are demanding to know why the company shouldn’t be fined over it. View full post on Wind Power News

Windfarm industry fears consequences of Coalition turbine noise policy

Firms say they face crippling costs if forced to monitor in ‘real-time’ noise some blame for health problems Lenore Taylor View full post on Environment: Wind power |

Wind turbine noise is targeted

This wind turbine in Scituate received its crowning piece in February 2012 as the hub and blades were lifted up and attached to the nacelle. View full post on Wind Power News

ZERO NOISE Wind Generator 2KW for Home How to build a homemade wind turbine or solar panels for home.