Small Scale Windpower works for Maine Veterinarian

Chester man installs own windmill Turbine will power office, farmhouse By Nick Sambides Jr. BDN Staff CHESTER, Maine — Joseph Nesin looks forward to 30 years of free electricity. A 50-year-old veterinarian and ardent environmentalist, Nesin installed a Bergey XL … Continue reading

WILL CANADA FOLLOW SUIT? NOAA Expands Critical Habitat for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales

  To the attention of The Honorable Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard In a press release dated January 26, 2016, NOAA has expanded its Right Whale “critical habitat” from 2,925 nm2 to 21,334 nm2. This … Continue reading

TIDAL POWER: Is it really “green”?

Proponents of tidal power in Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy say that it is environmentally friendly, but tidal turbines have a downside. In this documentary, Michael Dadswell, a retired Acadia University biology professor who has studied the effects of these … Continue reading

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: A model for community owned tidal development in the Bay of Fundy

I have long preached about the importance of communities owning and developing their own resources rather than the constant give-aways. Here is a model from Nova Scotia showing how this can be done today. This is for tidal energy but … Continue reading

ENERGY: Will Fundy Wind Farms really kill huge numbers of birds? I wondered …

I shared this great Facebook “poster” on my site today and it drew a lot of attention including the declaration that these things kill a lot of birds. Like everyone, I’ve been hearing that over and over … but really … Continue reading

ENERGY: Tidal Turbine to Take the Plunge in the Bay of Fundy

Ocean Renewable Power says it will have its first grid-connected tidal generator online this fall. MARTIN LAMONICA Wednesday, July 25, 2012  The TideGen water turbines will take advantage of the Bay of Fundy’s fast-flowing tides to generate 150 kilowatts of … Continue reading

ENERGY: So why are we rushing to Hell?

I’m working on a piece about my life journey in Eden and how it is now my belief that we are on a path to creating a total living Hell. In the process of preparing this, I can across a … Continue reading