Thanks to Jon Boone for directing us to this commentary from a few months back at the Energy Pulse web site.
The post by Mr. Michael Goggin, Electric Industry Analyst, American Wind Energy Association, is followed by an exceptionally lively and very informative debate. It is an excellent read providing views of very knowledgeable individuals.
You will find the entire article and following comments at this link: “Wind, Backup Power and Emissions”
It is well worth your time.