What's below is sponsored by a pro-wind government sponsored "working group" here in Michigan. Be sure it will be a hatchet job. May be it's time for the rest of us to show up in force to make a…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Charlie Feb 15, 2010.
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Google Earth has collected "street view" imagery for a high percentage of America and Europe's rural areas and most of that work has been done very recently so street view can be used to explore many existing wind farms.
Below are some screen shots of a 250 turbine wind farm near Zeewolde, Netherlands. The wind farm is old enough that GE imagery shows the turbine pads. To explore the wind farm go to Layers in Google Earth and turn on "street view". Then go to Gallery and turn…Continue
Posted on February 28, 2010 at 6:50pm — 7 Comments
The Nimby club is about to get a LOT larger because a Canadian developer has proposed to put 165 windmills on Lake St. Clair. This may be the first time in the US there is a proposal to put windmills in full view of a major metropolitian area and on water as precious to the locals as Nantucket Sound is to people on the east coast. (Where are those native american sunrise worshipers when you need them.)
Suppose the Canadian side of the lake is fully developed wiith turbines.…Continue
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