Category Archives: wind power

Second Ipswich Turbine

The Salem News reports that Ipswich has started construction on a second turbine, which will be near the first turbine on Town Farm Road. The town’s second wind turbine is slated to be up and running by Thanksgiving. The new … Continue reading

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Wind Turbines Coming to Gloucester

The Gloucester Times reported in August that three new turbines are coming to Gloucester: But within the next two months, three mammoth wind turbines worth an estimated $23 million will wend their way through city streets in an unprecedented traffic … Continue reading

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Wind Turbines Popping Up on South Shore

In 2012, cities and towns on Massachusetts’ South Shore have added wind turbines at a rate of one a month, says Galen Moore of Boston Business Journal. In his August 21 blog post, Moore notes that in the last eight months, … Continue reading

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State proposes new sound testing for Falmouth

The Boston Globe reports this week on the possibility of new sound testing for wind turbine installations across the state. In a follow up story in the Salem News (5.22.12), Mayor Driscoll confirms that thus far there is  no evidence to … Continue reading

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Mass Clean Energy Center Issues New Acoustic Study Methodology

This winter the City of Salem plans to further explore whether placing a wind turbine at Winter Island would cause undue disturbance of neighbors due to the sound of the turbine. Just in time the Mass Clean Energy Center has … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine Makes Sense

Jeff Barz-Snell makes a great case for the Winter Island wind turbine in the November 30 Salem News. Salem has a huge opportunity to harness its wind resources safely and beautifully, despite what a small group of neighbors in the … Continue reading

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MWRA Turbine

Perhaps, if you’ve recently traveled into Boston over the Tobin Bridge, you noticed a new wind turbine spinning near the Everett power plant. That’s a new turbine owned by the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority. Charlestown Patch recenlty included this very cool … Continue reading

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Follow Newbury turbine power generation

Mark Richey wood working in Newburyport gets its power from a wind turbine. He’s got a great website, where you can actually see how much power is being generated. It’s pretty cool; check it out.

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Nothing to fear from Winter Island Turbine

Brian Watson talked with Winter Island Road residents and discovered that the majority actually favor the turbine.

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Salem residents visit Hull turbines

The Salem Gazette ran a great story on the SAFE-sponsored trip to Hull. Members of the community, for and against the proposed wind turbine at Winter Island, were invited by the Mayor to see Hull’s turbines up close and personal. … Continue reading

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