In an ongoing effort to expand domestic renewable energy, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced plans to provide $93 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support further development of wind…
GO Transit’s first wind turbine was launched today at Lisgar GO Station to showcase its green initiatives for Earth Day. It’s the first wind turbine for a transit agency in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area….
“Not in my backyard” seems to be the standard hue and cry whenever a new large-scale wind turbine installation is planned. Inevitably, local municipalities field complaints from citizen’s groups and homeowners associations concerned about noise and aesthetics affecting property values. An alternative that’s gaining ground is offshore turbines.
Some people describe it as music, others describe it as noise. No, we’re not talking about the latest wailings of the Pussy Cat Dolls. We’re talking about the sound that comes from wind turbines.