FAA: Wind farms interfere with radar systems

06/30/2010 | Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk), The

Wind farms in the U.S. could face airspace restrictions because tall wind turbines can cause interference with radar systems. "Because the radar repeatedly sees this large return, the radar will not pick up actual aircraft in the same area," said Nancy Kalinowski of the Federal Aviation Administration. Wind farms can also mimic storm activity on weather radar, according to Kalinowski.

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