A story comes to us from TEXAS about the potential problems associated with wind power generation conflicting with radar used for both military purposes and weather predictions.
Short version is spinning blades of giant windmills can create false radar readings or “shadows.” We are all used to seeing one of the many “chief meteorologists” explain the readings seen on the doppler are “ground clutter.”
Let’s see how long it takes the local government promoters to minimize this little quirk. It would seem logical to address the issue in advance prior to offering a blanket endorsement for a noisy fighter that is looking less likely to ever enter production.
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