Video: Ben Luce, Ph.D. Presentation on Wind Power in Vermont

Oct 11, 2010 1 Comment by

On September 22nd the Friends of Northfield Ridge invited Ben Luce, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics and Sustainability Studies, and a longtime wind advocate to address wind power on Vermont’s ridgelines. Below is the video of that talk. You can also see the second presentation of the night by Annette Smith of VCE here. Ben […]

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Times Argus: Unhappy with PSB Decision

Sep 27, 2010 No Comments by

The Vermont Public Service Board recently denied status on the issues of noise and health impacts to the Lowell Mountains Group, a group opposed to the Lowell Wind Project, while granting the Vermont Public Interest Research Group such status.

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Valley Reporter: Friends of Northfield Ridge host public forum

Sep 17, 2010 No Comments by

Written by VR Sep 16, 2010 at 10:11 AM Friends of the Northfield Ridge will host a forum featuring speakers on alternative energy and wind turbines next week. The September 22 meeting takes place at the Skinner Barn on the Common Road, starting at 5 p.m.

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Presentation: Ben Luce & A Scientific Case against Wind Power on Ridgelines

Aug 06, 2010 No Comments by

Title: A Scientific Case against Wind Power on Ridgelines (by Ben Luce, Ph.D.) Location: Skinner Barn, Waitsfield, VT (609 Common Road) Description: The Friends of Northfield Ridge are hosting Ben Luce, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Physics and Sustainability Studies and a longtime wind advocate. Dr. Luce presents a scientific case against wind power on mountain […]

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Valley Reporter: Consider the larger context

Aug 04, 2010 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Valley Reporter. Consider the larger context Written by Ben Luce Aug 05, 2010 at 12:00 AM As a longtime advocate of renewable energy, including wind power in open agricultural regions, but also as someone deeply concerned about the impacts of wind development to ecosystems here in Vermont, I would like to […]

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A Wind Advocate’s Case for Why Industrial Wind Power is the Wrong Choice for Vermont

Jul 13, 2010 1 Comment by

The solar energy resource in Vermont far exceeds Vermont’s relatively tiny wind power potential, and, together with small hydro and other renewable energy sources, can easily and cost effectively provide far more clean energy than is needed with negligible impact.

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