Burlington Free Press My Turn: Solar better answer than wind

Apr 07, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Burlington Free Press.   The nuclear crisis in Japan reminds us of the urgent need to develop renewable energy sources. In Vermont, though, controversy rages over which types of renewable energy development are appropriate.

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Vermont Law School Top 10: Wind and Solar Project Make Breakthroughs

Jan 05, 2011 No Comments by

Vermont Law School has published their top ten environmental watch items for 2011. Number 7 is “Wind and Solar Projects Make Breakthroughts.” Their write up is below. Both Annette Smith and Ben Luce have posted comments steering the discussion towards more community scale projects. 

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Ben Luce Comments at Nov 17th VCE Press Conference

Dec 06, 2010 No Comments by

Below is Ben Luce’s comments at the November 17th Vermonters for a Clean Environment press conference. You may also download his comments in PDF here. Click on images below to enlarge. Remarks by Ben Luce, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics and Sustainability Studies, Vermonters for a Clean Environment Press Conference, November 17, 2010 Email: Ben.Luce@Lyndonstate.edu,    […]

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Video: Ben Luce presentation at Friends of Northfield Ridge event

Nov 03, 2010 No Comments by

Below is the video of Ben Luce’s presentation at the Friends of Northfield Ridge event that took place in Northfield, VT on October 27th, 2010. The slides are slightly hard to see in the video, so you can also download them here. Wind in Vermont, Benjamin Luce, Ph.D. from Energize Vermont on Vimeo.

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Audio of Friends of Northfield Ridge Event – October 27th, 2010

Oct 29, 2010 No Comments by

The Friends of Northfield Ridge hosted a great event on Wednesday October 27th. The complete event was captured in audio format and you can play below or download. There is about two hours of presentation and about an hour of question and answer.

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Rutland Herald: Wind is not the best option

Oct 28, 2010 No Comments

Below is a commentary by Ben Luce published in the Rutland Herald on October 28th, 2010. BEN LUCE – Published: October 28, 2010 The Herald’s recent editorial “Harvesting the Wind” gave some fair acknowledgments of problems with utility-scale wind in Vermont, but concluded that “wind projects will not overrun Vermont” and “if a few more sites […]

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Valley Reporter: Wind facilities are not a good option for Vermont

Oct 14, 2010 No Comments

Below is a commentary published in the Valley Reporter from Ben Luce in response to a recently published note from the wind industry.

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Friends of Northfield Ridge Presentation in Northfield, VT on October 27th

Oct 12, 2010 No Comments

The Northfield chapter of FNR will offer a repeat of the presentation By Dr. Luce and Annette Smith on Wednesday, October 27, from 5:30-9 pm, in the Northfield High School auditorium. For more information, contact Mel Adams at 802 485-8387. The Northfield High School Auditorium is located at 21 Vine Street, Northfield, VT.

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