Posts Tagged ‘Turbines’

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

It’s true, wind turbines are monstrous. But I have learned to love them | Alice O’Keeffe

At first I resented the way they blocked the view. But now the towers look like part of a brighter future Over the last few months I have been watching with mixed feelings as the Rampion wind farm emerges like a great monster from the sea off Brighton beach. It has happened so quickly: one […]

Wind turbines ‘provided double the amount of energy needed for homes in October’

Power generated by wind turbines provided enough energy for almost double the number of homes in Scotland last month, according to data. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/wind-turbines-provided-double-the-amount-of-energy-needed-for-homes-in-october-36296891.html Power generated by wind turbines provided enough energy for almost double the number of homes in Scotland last month, according to data. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbines spur property rights debate

INDIANAPOLIS – Some companies and citizens are at odds when it comes to who should have the power to determine where wind turbines are built. “I've lived in the same house for 60 years and I like to get to get up and see the sunrise not a bunch of metal and things flying around,” […]

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

Last of the 67 turbines for a British wind farm installed

Statoil, a Norwegian oil and gas company with a footprint in renewables, said the last of the 67 turbines at a wind facility off the British coast is in place. Statoil said the last of the 67 turbines at the Dudgeon wind farm off the British coast are in place. View full post on Wind […]

Tesla and Vestas team up to combine batteries and wind turbines

Two of the world's leading renewable energy giants are teaming up to work towards a sustainable energy future. Vestas , the world's largest wind turbine manufacturer, is working on a global program to combine wind power with batteries , and they've turned to none other than Tesla for help. View full post on Wind Power […]

Property, wind turbines: What the discussion misses

There has been discussion recently over a possible wind farm in my county. Residents close to the proposed turbine towers are concerned about the health effects, about disrupted rural landscape and about what it will do to their property values. View full post on Wind Power News

Virginia utility agrees to install two offshore wind turbines for study

This week, Virginia utility Dominion announced that it would partner with Danish firm Dong Energy to build two offshore wind turbines as test cases for a commercial-sized installation. Currently, the US only has one 30MW commercial offshore wind farm off Block Island in Rhode Island. View full post on Wind Power News

EDF Renewable Energy orders Vestas wind turbines for Copenhagen wind project

EDF Renewable Energy confirmed the order with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to supply V110-2 MW wind turbines for the 80 MW Copenhagen Wind Project. In addition, the company announced that Renewable Energy Systems won the balance of plant construction contract. View full post on Wind Power News