A justifiably angry Esther Wrightman unloads on NextEra’s latest outrage in Ontario.
Wind developers deploy ultrasonic units to ‘jam’ bat echolocation
Ontario Wind Resistance
26 May 2017
NextEra is sticking Ultrasonic Units on their Jericho, Goshen and Bluewater wind turbines for the purpose of deterring bats from flying near them.
Perhaps this wouldn’t piss me off so much if pre-construction they had absolutely no idea that bats were going to be killed by their machines.
But they did. And they built them anyways. Now what is their solution?
To “jam” (their word) the bat’s echolocation with ultrasonic frequencies. Then they won’t be able to communicate or know where the fuck (yeah I’m mad) they are flying, and will hopefully flee to some non-turbine infested area, if they still exist anywhere locally. I believe this is called “habitat displacement”, which Dr. Scott Petrie warned all the wind developers of…
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