What you need to know about Industrial Wind Farms
Northern NY Wind
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August 1, 2019
NYPA announces plans to establish battery storage demonstration facility in Chateaugay https://www.nny360.com
February 25, 2019
Public hearing planned Monday for town of Burke’s wind turbine law
October 1, 2017
Jericho Rise Wind Farm developers planning second possible development in Chateaugay
January 24, 2018
Malone Town Board meeting with Article 10 presentation. Town of Bellmont Supervisor speaks at minute 20:00... ("from living proof" stating the need for lower sound decibels). Bellmont hosts part of one of the existing projects listed above.
January 15, 2018
Town of Bellmont, host to part of an existing wind project, acts to request larger setbacks and reduced sound levels for future, at town board meeting (see page 3 - copy of meeting agenda pdf)
2017 video of noise generated by turbine from one of these existing projects.
Learn how inefficient these local, and other New York State wind projects, really are, only producing a fraction of their promised nameplate electricity. Download, view and handout New York State Wind Energy Generation by Project: 2009-2018
March 2023 photos after another turbine fire, also in Churubusco NY
PHOTOS OF NEARBY PROJECTS
As you can see, there are many other visually marring components involved in an industrial wind project. All of the photos on this page were taken in June 2017, March 2018 and March 2023 in the Churubusco area of Northern New York, east of Hopkinton.
These nearby projects are located about 40 miles east of Hopkinton:
- Jericho Rise, 37 turbines online 2016
- Marble River, 70 turbines online 2012
- Noble Altona Windpark, 65 turbines online 2009
- Noble Chateaugay Windpark, 71 turbines 2009
- Noble Ellenburg Windpark, 54 turbines 2008
- Noble Clinton Windpark, 67 turbines 2008
all NYSERDA RPS contract recipients, funded by you, the New York tax payer and electric rate payer.
view entire map of these projects at this source: U.S Energy Information Administration
Learn what's inside a wind turbine.
2010 video, basic components
What to expect when construction starts... Arkwright, NY
March 2018 photos after turbine fire, Churubusco NY area
All of the photos on this page were taken in June 2017, March 2018 and March 2023 in the Churubusco area of Northern New York.