Wind Coalition Responds to Flawed Reporting on Texas Wind Siting Legislation

The reporting on Texas Senate Bill 277 has consistently failed to accurately depict the current laws that thoughtfully assess the compatibility of wind energy projects in proximity to military bases.  In response to flawed and inaccurate reporting from a Wichita Falls news station, Wind Coalition President Jeff Clark sent the following response.  For the benefit of […]

Fact Check: Military Says Wind Farms Strengthen, Not Hinder, National Security

by Tom Vinson (AWEA) Recently, several media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal and Forbes.com, have erroneously reported on wind farms impacting military bases.  The reality couldn’t be further from the truth—wind bolsters our national security be creating more of our energy right here at home. Here are the facts. The Department of Defense has […]

How Loud is a Wind Turbine?

From GEReports.com. Because wind turbines are such a great source of clean, renewable energy, they’re usually greeted with a great deal of enthusiasm. But some complaints have been made that they can cause too much noise for residents living within a mile of the blades. So just how noisy are these turbines? The closest that […]

Navy, DoD, Developer Announce Wind Farm Agreement to Preserve Training Mission in South Texas

The Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Public Affairs office today released the following statement announcing the memorandum of agreement signed by the Navy, the Department of Defense, and Wind Coalition member company E.ON Climate & Renewables.  Recognizing the vital importance of adequate and available energy supplies to power its missions, the United States Navy […]

Column: Texas Clean Energy Hampered by Location

By Kate Galbraith / The New York Times Austin, Texas – As the United States contemplates a clean-energy future, leadership is coming from a surprising place—Texas. This state is well-known for producing oil and natural gas. But Texas also has erected far more turbines than any other state and now has nearly three times as much wind […]