TITLE

Where birds and wind turbines meet

AUTHOR(S)
Parsons, Bronwen
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Canadian Consulting Engineer;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the promotion of wind turbines as a renewable source of energy and at the same time a remedy for the increasing mortality of birds in the U.S. due to hitting walls and buildings. However, detractors of such projects said that installing wind turbines will cause scenic obstructions and kill birds. But the author countered that besides a significant savings in the energy cost, statistics has also showed that wind turbines caused only 1 out of a thousand bird deaths.
ACCESSION #
20608563

 

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