Category: Wind Energy

Wind Turbines Leading Cause of Bat Deaths Worldwide

Wind turbines worldwide are being blamed for an increase in the deaths of bats, according to an analysis led by the U.S. Geological Survey and published in Mammal Review. Collisions with wind turbines worldwide and the disease white-nose syndrome in No…

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Grady County Getting Enel Green Wind Farm

Grady County is the site of construction of one of the latest wind farm projects in Oklahoma, one begun by Enel Green Power North America Inc. Enel is building a 108-megawatt farm called the Drift Sand and work is expected to be completed by the end of…

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Wind Industry Firm Faces Uphill Battle in Iowa over Massive Transmission Line

The wind industry and its related power firms are facing challenges in Iowa where the State Utilities Board has handed a setback for a company proposing a $2 billion transmission line to move wind energy from Iowa to Illinois. It’s one of two massive p…

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Groups Oppose Revival of Wind Tax Credits

Oklahoma’s congressional delegation now has the task of deciding how it will stand on the controversial proposal to extend the Wind Production Tax Credit, the one that expired at the end of 2013. But the fight is underway as 66 organizations led by th…

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