Monthly Archives: September 2009

But Congress mandated that the wind would blow, Mother Nature. Now how about a little cooperation.

The Industrial Wind Action Group, pointed me to an interesting article about the unintended consequences of Wind Power and related “renewable energy mandates, government subsidies and a race to build wind turbines whether or not the grid can handle the … Continue reading

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Scientists provide yet another reason to delay the rapid deployment of wind turbine installations in areas where need is not proven.

Science Daily, in it’s article  – Scientists Find Successful Way To Reduce Bat Deaths At Wind Turbines, reports that “Scientists at the University of Calgary have found a way to reduce bat deaths from wind turbines by up to 60 … Continue reading

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The Wind Energy cart. Will the horse ever catch up?

Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently addressed the Grid Week conference in Washington.  Jeff St. John reported on the Secretary’s comments at Greentech Media.  The full article is linked here for your convenience:  “GridWeek: Chu Lays Out DOE’s Smart Grid Vision, … Continue reading

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China’s efforts to increase wind power requires additional coal-fired plants…and more coal!

China has been touted as moving ahead of the US in the application of wind energy.  Perhaps so, but what does this really mean to their total energy package…where does wind power fit in?  Will it finally replace the nasty … Continue reading

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Mountain Breezes – Green Energy’s New Coal?

The citizens of the high Alleghenies are often portrayed as slow-witted and ignorant.  Outsiders form quick images of folks sitting on falling down porches, pooch at heel, puffing on a corncob of terbacky, sipping moonshine and just waiting for the last … Continue reading

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