All posts tagged "bats"

  • Fact Check
    The truth about wind power

    The wind energy industry is bringing billions in private investment, and tens of thousands of well-paying jobs,...

  • News
    Op-ed: American wind power’s Legacy of Care highlighted by AWEA’s John Anderson

    The following op-ed appears in the Friday, September 4 edition of the Austin American-Statesman. Anderson: Hey Austin,...

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    Upcoming AWEA Wind Project Siting Seminar a can't miss event

    Over the last several years the wind industry has experienced significant growth, however, unlike the early days...

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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 developer launches intensive avian monitoring program

    As part of its ongoing efforts to develop an environmentally responsible wind energy project, Power Company of Wyoming, LLC,  (PCW) said last week that it has started an intensive avian monitoring program at its proposed wind project site. A sophisticated avian radar system was installed in March on the Overland Trail Cattle...

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    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AWEA, Wind Developers Sign Agreement to Promote Endangered Species Conservation

    News Release from U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – April 18, 2011  Georgia Parham (USFWS) 812”334”4261 x 1203, Georgia_Parham@fws.gov  Ellen Carey (AWEA), 202”249”7357 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AWEA, Wind Developers Sign Agreement to Promote Endangered Species Conservation  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and wind energy industry companies, along with AWEA,...

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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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