Start Small and See What Happens!

Timlynn Babitsky | Issues: Strategies & Tactics | Sunday, January 16th, 2011

By Timlynn Babitsky

Lake County Illinois is considering a good strategy to help them move forward with wind power projects. The idea may help other areas that want to embrace wind projects but have been struggling with wind energy regulations. (more…)

Big Green Beacon in New York

Timlynn Babitsky | Stepping up | Friday, January 14th, 2011

by Timlynn Babitsky
Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan, the Empire State Building is the “World’s Most Famous Office Building.” On January 6, 2011, it also became one of the “greenest.”

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Noise vs. History – Showdown on Wind in Connecticut

Timlynn Babitsky | Issues: Strategies & Tactics | Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

By Timlynn Babitsky
Once again the battle lines are drawn. “Sure I support wind power but don’t put those turbines in my back yard.” At issue again is how close is close; how loud is turbine noise; and does history trump the future. The problem is, commercial wind power in this state could hang on the siting commission’s decision. (more…)

San Diego Takes Home Green Lead

Timlynn Babitsky | Issues: Strategies & Tactics | Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

By Timlynn Babitsky
The first Vertical Axis Wind Turbine has gone live at the home of Tim Williams in San Diego County!  This 3.4 kW Falcon turbine from WePOWER promises to be virtually free from vibration, noise, and maintenance. And, it’s safe for birds. (more…)