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Wind Issue is a Costly Affair for the Taxpayers

The following was an opinion letter from Robert and Arlene Schipinski  of Filion and published by the Huron Daily Tribune. The cost of self zoning efforts of several townships brings to light an important topic of high taxation for non-homestead own...
by Thumbwind on Dec 14, 2016

Alternative Energy And The Need For A Proper Storage Technology

Alternative Energy And The Need For A Proper Storage Technology A number of alternative energy technologies have been developed or are under development for electric power applications,  This is the future that we can safely... The post Alternative...
by Health and Finance Today on Sep 3, 2016

Forbes Article Concludes 93% of Public Companies Facing Climate Risk, Only 12% Disclosing Risk

A new Forbes article concludes that 93 percent of public companies face risk from climate change, but only 12 percent are actually disclosing that risk to the public and their shareholders. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by The New Carbon Cycle on Jul 13, 2016

McKinsey Article Concludes Good News for Emissions: US and EU Emissions Down, Economies UP

McKinsey and Company director Scott Nyquist authored on article entitled Great News on Emissions. Really. He concludes that the US and EU have cut emissions while growing their economies. His article... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by The New Carbon Cycle on Jul 12, 2016

Could a Kite Solve Offshore Wind Issues?

This isn’t about solar energy, but I think it is an interesting development in renewable energy… specifically off-shore wind energy. I posted a previous blog about using kites to gather energy, which, at the time, I thought was kinda unr...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Jun 27, 2016

Pure Fear – Opening an On-Line Store

We have done it. Well mostly me…I did it. I have opened an on-line store.  Crazy, I should have done it 17 years ago but the technology just wasn’t right and I didn’t have the time to code a site from the ground up. ThumbWind- Merc...
by Thumbwind on Jun 15, 2016

Exelon v Bridgehamption – High Winds in Sanilac

There are high winds blowing in Michigan’s Sanilac County. It’s neighbor against neighbor. A Fortune 150 company wanting to do millions in renewable energy construction in a township of less then 1000 residents and a local township govern...
by Thumbwind on May 20, 2016

Will Business Force Michigan to Increase its Renewable Energy Targets?

In recent article in Crain’s Detroit Business, Brianna Murphy vice president at Trillium Asset Management called on Michigan lawmakers to increase its renewable energy targets as a way to keep and attract businesses to Michigan. Currently Michigan...
by Thumbwind on May 8, 2016

Brant County Being Set Up

Brant County is being set up for Scam and the Green Lie!  Samsung wants to talk the County into a partnership. Brant to Get the Green Wash (Michael-Allan Marion, reporting) Here’s some links to info on Samsung and their particular … Cont...
by Wainfleet Wind Action on Apr 28, 2016

Wynne Turbine Carnage Continues

Health Officer [Dr. Janice Owens]  Dismissed: One of the health unit’s initiatives since her appointment has been a study of the possible health effects of wind farms in Huron County, which has some of the largest turbine installations in the R...
by Wainfleet Wind Action on Apr 23, 2016

DTE on Wind Taxes : “Appeal Each One!”

“There’s an Appeal for Every Turbine” That’s the statement made to the Huron Daily Tribune from Scott Simons, of DTE Energy Media Relations. DTE Energy has filed more than 60 appeals for wind turbines in the Michigan Thumb Wind parks...
by Thumbwind on Apr 1, 2016

DTE on Wind Taxes : “Appeal Each One!”

“There’s an Appeal for Every Turbine” That’s the statement made to the Huron Daily Tribune from Scott Simons, of DTE Energy Media Relations. DTE Energy has filed more than 60 appeals for wind turbines in the Michigan Thumb Wind parks...
by Thumbwind on Apr 1, 2016

Wind Turbine Remorse

Huron County Michigan Looks for Ways to Cap Growth of Wind Energy Development. Life here is ‘living nightmare’ This was the headline that greeted Huron Daily Tribune news readers in early March. Residents are becoming  dismayed over the number a...
by Thumbwind on Mar 23, 2016

Wind Turbine Remorse

Huron County Michigan Looks for Ways to Cap Growth of Wind Energy Development. Life here is ‘living nightmare’ This was the headline that greeted Huron Daily Tribune news readers in early March. Residents are becoming  dismayed over the number a...
by Thumbwind on Mar 23, 2016

What Else Is New?

Ontario Signs Up for More Expensive Power, expensive and unreliable power, writes Tom Admas in the FP: “But rather than heed […] warnings, the government barges on. Under the current version of the FIT program, the government will buy win...
by Wainfleet Wind Action on Mar 18, 2016

Feds Slash Time for Wind Farm Eagle Take Permits

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has officially reverted back to offering wind farm developers eagle take permits for a limit of only five years instead of thirty. In 2009, the FWS authorized regulations under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection...
by Thumbwind on Feb 21, 2016

Feds Slash Time for Wind Farm Eagle Take Permits

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has officially reverted back to offering wind farm developers eagle take permits for a limit of only five years instead of thirty. In 2009, the FWS authorized regulations under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection...
by Thumbwind on Feb 21, 2016

Nénuphar initiated a major innovation in offshore wind turbines, namely the floating vertical axis wind turbines. With a design simpler than that of usual wind turbines, a vertical axis wind turbine naturally catches the wind regardless of its direc...
by Aneddotica Magazine on Feb 19, 2016

Nénuphar initiated a major innovation in offshore wind turbines, namely the floating vertical axis wind turbines. With a design simpler than that of usual wind turbines, a vertical axis wind turbine naturally catches the wind regardless of its direc...
by Aneddotica Magazine on Feb 19, 2016

Wainfleet, Hit Again

Construction impact [OWR] of Wynne Turbines hitting home in Wainfleet [Port Colborne Leader – Read article]. “There is no notice,” said Concession 6 property owner LeaAnne Robins, who has seen construction devastate roadside trees in front...
by Wainfleet Wind Action on Jan 30, 2016


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