News : Is Wind Energy for the Birds?

Dec 17, 2014

Published in Green Energy Times

By Patrick Martin

On Jan. 29, New Hampshire wind energy advocates, including Portsmouth wind energy firm Eolian Renewable Energy LLC, dodged a bullet. The N.H. House of Representatives struck down a bill that would have placed a moratorium on wind development in the state. This would have been a major blow to New Hampshire’s progression towards brighter future in renewable energy.

Having temporarily dispatched of this more looming issue, it may be time to correct a misconception that has detracted so much support from the alternative energy source. Groups opposed to wind farm development often cite the droves of unlucky dead birds littering the ground beneath turbines. However, grim statistics thrown at wind energy proponents may not be entirely forthcoming.

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