Posts Tagged ‘radar’

Several sites outside New Bedford on radar for wind energy

With three international developers within weeks of submitting landmark competitive bids to Massachusetts and its utility companies to create offshore wind farms south of Martha's Vineyard, the gearing up of supply chain industries is not far behind. In an assessment report the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center released a few weeks ago, officials announced extensive reports […]

Radar row at Middlesbrough FC threatens football wind farm plan

Plan to build a a 136m wind turbine at Riverside Stadium held up by dispute over possible interference with aircraft at Durham Tees Valley airport A row over aircraft safety near Middlesbrough’s home ground is blocking a plan to install wind turbines at top football clubs around the country. Robert Goodwill, the aviation minister, is […]

FAA nixes wind farm near Erie airport citing radar

The Federal Aviation Administration is refusing to approve a wind farm near Erie International Airport , saying the wind turbines would interfere with radar needed to safely control air traffic. The Erie Times-News reports the FAA had previously approved the wind farm plans by an affiliate of Pioneer Wind Energy. View full post on Wind […]

Environment Canada testing radar software to combat wind farm clutter

Environment Canada is preparing to roll out new radar technology in order to combat wind farm clutter, which clouds weather forecasts, misleads meteorologists and can even block radar signals. View full post on Wind Power News

Climate change largely off US election radar

Barack Obama promised to tackle climate change when he first ran for the White House four years ago, but – battling this summer for a second term – he speaks little of the issue even as the United States suffers through a drought of historic proportions, wild storms and punishing heat that topples temperature records […]

Maine radar site may be used to produce energy

A former Air Force radar station in western Maine has been purchased by three companies that intend to generate energy, most likely from wind turbines. View full post on Wind Power News

MoD radar breakthrough promises green light to 4GW of windfarms

Ministry of Defence confirms it has tried and tested ‘windfarm-friendly radars’ The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a deal that could unlock more than 4GW of windfarms currently stuck in the planning system, after successfully trialling a radar system that can ignore the spinning blades of turbines. The MoD announced late last week that […]