wind power http://kplu.org en Germany Provides Inspiration, Potential Market for Wash. Clean Tech Companies http://kplu.org/post/germany-provides-inspiration-potential-market-wash-clean-tech-companies <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/159313500&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:16:42 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 17810 at http://kplu.org Germany Provides Inspiration, Potential Market for Wash. Clean Tech Companies Health division validates some concerns about wind farm noise http://kplu.org/post/health-division-validates-some-concerns-about-wind-farm-noise In a draft report, Oregon's Public Health Division acknowledges that noise from wind turbine blades may cause health problems among nearby homeowners. But the agency does not intend to take action against the burgeoning wind power industry.<p>Complaints from sleep-deprived neighbors and uncertainty among government officials prompted the re-examination of wind energy. A team of investigators from the Oregon Public Health Division reviewed case studies and held field hearings near some major wind farms. Tue, 10 Jan 2012 19:04:58 +0000 Tom Banse 3663 at http://kplu.org Health division validates some concerns about wind farm noise BPA turns off NW wind turbines to make way for hydro power http://kplu.org/post/bpa-turns-nw-wind-turbines-make-way-hydro-power <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-969554.mp3</p><p>Northwest dam operators turned wind turbines off on Tuesday &ndash; putting into practice, a policy established just last week.</p> Thu, 19 May 2011 16:31:10 +0000 Rob Manning 1630 at http://kplu.org BPA turns off NW wind turbines to make way for hydro power Wind power headed for great expansion in Northwest http://kplu.org/post/wind-power-headed-great-expansion-northwest <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-968185.mp3</p><p>The amount of wind power in the Northwest is likely to double &ndash; and perhaps triple&ndash; over the next 15 years. That&#39;s according to a new estimate delivered Tuesday. Wed, 11 May 2011 17:44:28 +0000 Rob Manning 1575 at http://kplu.org Wind power headed for great expansion in Northwest