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Daily Archives: March 3, 2010
From the Institute for Energy Research – “Bombshell: Obama Admin. Caught Red-Handed Working with Big Wind Energy Lobbyists, Misleading American People”
Thanks to Jon Boone for pointing us to this article from the Institute for Energy Research: Bombshell: Obama Admin. Caught Red-Handed Working with Big Wind Energy Lobbyists, Misleading American People March 3, 2010 “It is almost impossible to know who … Continue reading
“GE’s wind turbines have a 98 percent so-called availability.” So? I’ve got a $250,000 insured limit on my savings … I’m still broke!
These numbers thrown about by the wind folks crack me up. 2.5 MW nameplate capacity, 98% ability of the turbine to capture available wind … c’mon people! The turkeys just don’t work! GE says they see a $130 Billion jump in … Continue reading
Posted in Electric Grid, Wind Power subsidies Tagged GE wind turbines, industrial wind scam, Jeff Immelt 2 Comments
“Wind power Is No Solution To Anything” … “Why don’t politicians listen to engineers?” – Henk Tennekes
At Roger Pielke, Sr’s Blog: “Wind power Is No Solution To Anything” by Henk Tennekes Stating that “Wind energy is an engineer’s nightmare,” Mr. Tennekes asks, “Why don’t politicians listen to engineers? Why do engineers cave in to politically inspired financing? … Continue reading
Posted in Wind Energy Shenanigans Tagged Henk Tennekes, industrial wind scam, Roger Pielke Sr. Leave a comment
Fox News: Dem Lawmakers to Call for Suspension of Stimulus Going to Foreign Firms
From Fox News – March 03, 2010 Dem Lawmakers to Call for Suspension of Stimulus Going to Foreign Firms Sen. Chuck Schumer is among a group of senators urging the Obama administration to drop a portion of the stimulus program … Continue reading
Oregon Public Utility Commission to consider “a whopper” increase for Pacific Power.
It always tickles me when you see this interchange between customers and companies. Watch what happens … The power company takes your money to makes changes, and wants you to thank them for making the investment to improve your life. … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Oregon PUC, Pacific Power rate hike Leave a comment
We’ll just plop down a few wind turbines and Poor Mountain will look pretty again and, oh yeah, you’ll get rich and save the world!
(Image courtesy of Windtoons) A local resident says, “The area where they would go has been decimated by gypsy moths, it’s been logged, it has TV and other towers already,” Elswick said. “The windmills actually might improve the look of … Continue reading
Posted in Appalachian Mountains, Environment Tagged invenergy, piragebush, poor mountain, virginia industrial wind Leave a comment