Here are some articles and videos relevant to industrial wind power:
Night Noise guidelines for europe
This well researched, evidence based document documents the harmful effects of low level night noise.
Darmstadt Manifesto on the Exploitation of
Wind Energy in Germany (1998)
The original document was signed by more than 60 German academics in 1998 with many more added since.
Important Factors when Planning a Wind Farm
A German firm that specializes in wind power plant installations specifically recommends installations be at least 2 kilometers from housing
Lincoln Township (Wis.) Experience with Wind Power – AWEO.org
This is a must read!
Minnesota’s Energy Future: Evaluating Windpower
Minnesotans For Sustainability
Relationships between Bats and Wind Turbines in Pennsylvania and West Virginia
A Summary of Findings from the Bats and Wind Energy Cooperative’s 2004 Field Season.
Risk Analysis of Ice Throw from Wind Turbines
A Finnish Study
Here is a document which will be of great interest to any landowners or municipalities considering leasing land to a wind turbine company. It involves the case of a company suiing the wind company for unpaid costs and landowners are named in the suit!
Public Health Impacts of Wind Turbines – Minnesota Department of Health
Here is a good unbiased summary of the health effects of industrial wind turbines from the Minnesota Department of Health.
Harrison on inadequacy of 09 noise regulations
An expert opinion on the value of noise studies.
Deputation to standing committee by Dr. Mcmurtry
Here is a deputation to standing committee by Dr Mcmurtry on the health effects of industrial wind turbines.
Adverse health effects of wind turbines
An up to date summary of current research.
Fact sheet nov 23 09
A brief synopsis of the health facts.
Here is graphic description of what happened to the little town of Clear Creek Ontario written by a local school teacher. Warning – not for the faint hearted!
This is a good paper on the physics behind why wind is a dismal failureat converting kinetic energy of wind to usuable power for human use. It’s not as technical as some papers and reads easily for the non techietype.