Finally, people are waking up to problems with wind power
"As I read all of the comments submitted to the Public Service Board on the temporary new sound standards, I am heartened by the widespread awareness of the adverse affects of wind turbine noise on neighbors."
"For over 3 years we have been suffering from sleep deprivation and abusive behavior by Georgia Mountain Wind owners and personnel, pretty much alone in our fight to regain our right to live a peaceful existence (except for Annette Smith and VCE staff). Now, hundreds of Vermonters have our back, and together we are determined to prevent other neighbors from this abuse!!!!"
Homeowners describe their experiences with Oklahoma wind turbines 2016. Apex Clean Energy constructed the Kingfisher wind facility within 1500-feet of homes. The project consists of 120 turbines for a total installed capacity of 300 megawatts. After exhausting all attempts to work with Apex, the residents filed a lawsuit seeking protection from adverse health effects, and loss of use and value of their property. The trial date is slated for April 2016.
A Wind Energy Enthusiast and a Wind Lease Holder Both Learn a Hard Lesson Two Michigan residents share their experiences living inside utility scale wind plants. One is a long time supporter of wind energy and another is a man who has leased his ground to wind developers. Both now have profound regret.
Down Wind Down Wind is the explosive documentary that examines Ontario's controversial rush into industrial 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.
Wind Rush A growing anti-wind movement says giant turbines have gone up without sufficient research into health impacts. In the rush to embrace wind power, have the people who live among the wind farms been forgotten?
What's Inside a Wind Turbine? An overview of the layout of utility-class wind turbine generators - where are the major components, what do they do, and what differences can be found between models and size ranges.
Lackawanna NY turbine gear failure For a couple months now, most of the windmills on the old Bethlehem Steel property haven't been turning at all. Norman Polanski, Lackawanna Mayor, "They're not turning plain and simple that's what everybody keeps callling me about, the windmills aren't turning." ... A Clipper Vice President tells me the plan now is for a crane to arrive next week to take all of the gear boxes down send them back to the factory in Iowa, and then replace them one by one throughout the winter. The towers will still stand but the blades will have to come off of all eight wind mills. It could be March or April before the job is finished.
Wind Turbine Shadow Flicker and Noise, Byron Wisconsin This video shows what happens when wind turbines are irresponsibly sited. The nation is slowly waking up to the downside of wind energy. Developers lie to residents about the impacts these machines will have on the landowners and neighbor's lives. They take advantage of those of us who want to do the right thing for our environment by telling us there will be no problem with noise, no problem with shadows, and no problem with putting turbines in bird migration flyways. The truth will out, eventually. For the residents in the town of Byron, Fond du Lac county, the truth is what they live with every single day. There is a place for wind energy. It's just not beside a person's home.
Fatal Attraction: Birds and Wind Turbines With California's ambitious renewable energy goal, the state needs wind power. But California's largest wind farm cluster at Altamont Pass unintentionally kills golden eagles, burrowing owls and other threatened birds. Now, wind companies, scientists and environmentalists are working to bird-proof these massive wind farms.
Videos from National Wind Watch Presenting the facts about industrial wind power. These videos are available here by courtesy of their creators and the individuals who converted them for on-line viewing. See each individual page for information.