Bad vibe blues

Timlynn Babitsky | Health Problems,Issues: Strategies & Tactics,Noise Pollution | Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

By Timlynn Babitsky
The claim by wind power resistors that “infrasound” is a health problem for people living anywhere near modern wind turbines is not supported by facts. There is general agreement among acousticians that infrasound from wind turbines is not a problem. There is a turbine noise issue to which we do need to pay attention, but inaudible noise making your body parts vibrate is just not it. (more…)

SWIFT and Small Wind

by Timlynn Babitsky
The small wind turbine market is expected to grow by 18-20% through the next two years. When new tax incentives ($1,000 – $4,000 per system) go into effect in January ‘09, that growth will only accelerate. Between tax incentives, rising energy costs and increased environmental consciousness, residential and commercial scale wind turbine demand is already exploding. But until now, small wind systems have disappointed many. (more…)

Do Your Wind Power Homework

Timlynn Babitsky | Health Problems,Issues: Strategies & Tactics | Monday, August 18th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
For every pro-wind power benefit, there are anti-wind power issues lined up on the other side. There will always be opposition and objections to any issue. The challenge is to be able to separate truth from fiction and facts from opinions. To do this, you have GOT to do your homework. Take “wind power syndrome” for example.   (more…)