The folks at MidAmerican Energy put together this terrific video that shows the entire process of raising a wind turbine like those in Michigan’s Thumb. The video is a little over five minutes and includes factoids during the entire process.
One of the primary advantages of wind energy production is the lack of pollution. This is the claim of wind energy proponents, and it is true as far as the energy-producing process goes.
ExxonMobil Chemical recently made an acquisition of a company whose technical advancement in polymers may result in making wind turbine blades stronger, will last longer, and offer sustainable practices.
it’s a now a matter of public record that the wind farm defendants in the Ubly case did unsuccessfully attempt to prevent the opinion of a local property assessment firm that showed that the plaintiffs suffered a reduction in property values approaching $1 million.
Consumers Energy announced Gratiot Wind Farm Project is operational and contributes 150 megawatts of renewable energy to Michigan customers. Gratiot Farms Wind Project went online …
The Huron Daily Tribune reported that a wind turbine in Chandler Township caught fire Christmas morning, December 25th. No injuries or reports of damage were …
There is a high potential that Michigan and the Upper Thumb region will start seeing more users of home wind turbines in use for farms, homes, and cottages. Advances in technology have made this potential more affordable. Even “Big Box” home improvement stores have wind generation products for sale for home use.
Over the past twenty years, the Great Lakes region has been steadily increasing the number of new wind projects and wind energy output. Now that pace looks to have slowed with more local communities placing acting tighter zoning control over industrial wind development.