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  • The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a study this month that's bound to generate some controversy: its authors are ... they found no evidence that the presence of utility-scale wind turbines causes a drop in nearby resiidential property values ...
  • ... about wildlife-killing cats to argue that the threat wind turbines pose to birds and bats is far lower , and thus not a big ... senior editor of the Club's Sierra Magazine, responded to news of the Nature study on Twitter:   If bird fatalities are ...
  • A Spanish startup says its new bladeless wind turbine design is quieter, cheaper, and more efficient than conventional wind turbines -- and safer for birds. But do the company's claims stand up to ... wildlife breathe a little bit easier, but the promised lower noise and smaller footprint could mean these oscillating vane wind ...
  • ... has recently renewed its commitment to approve more wind facilities on public lands as part of the Climate Action Plan it released this week, a new study indicates that wind development in California has far fewer ...
  • A Portland-based wind company is walking away from a controversial project near Joshua Tree ... that there isn't enough wind to justify building turbines . [scald=39929:kl_image_original_context] This view will ... Manager for the BLM's California Desert District, told ReWire that Element Power filed a formal "Request to Relinquish" its permit ...
  • A German study suggests individual wind turbines may kill bats from thousands ... than they have caught during their entire careers. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in ...
  • ... of the death of a golden eagle at the North Sky River wind facility on January 29. The eagle was found near a North Sky River ... that may have been killed due to contact with wind turbines , to contact us," said Jill Birchell, special agent in charge of the ...
  • ... when winds tend to be relatively slack. That's not news . The Production Tax Credit pays for each kilowatt-hour of wind ... worth of wind energy look like lunch money. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in ...
  • Wind turbines are killing bald and golden eagles nationwide, and the ... facility eagle mortalities. Pagel, who spoke with ReWire Friday about the paper he co-authored with five other USFWS ... with 27 and 31 confirmed mortalities, respectively. (The study omitted the notoriously high mortalities at California's Altamont Pass ...
  • It sounds like a flight of fantasy: mount wind turbine generators on gigantic kites, then fly them a thousand feet ... path | Photo: Makani Power Regular readers of ReWire may well wonder whether this type of wind turbine offers less ...

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