All posts tagged "Bats and Wind Energy Cooperative"

  • Wildlife
    Some basic facts about wind power and wildlife

    Wind energy has the lowest environmental impacts of any source of electricity generation, with modern wind power...

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    Fact check: Wired story bypasses wind industry's efforts on bats

    Recently, several news outlets, including Wired magazine's website, picked up a release from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) concerning innovative approaches to reducing bat fatalities at wind farms.  While the stories that resulted were not especially critical of wind power, they did not provide the context in which its impacts should...

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    Wind industry backs research on bat concerns including White-Nose Syndrome

    Time magazine's blog has a short piece today on the economic impact from White-Nose Syndrome (WNS), the fungal disease that has been devastating colonies of bats in the Northeastern U.S. The article correctly notes that bats have an important role in agriculture, because of the fact that they consume billions of insect...

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