Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for November 10, 2010

Items of interest:

1-Weren’t we once the world’s energy leader daddy?  Well, son …

Russia, Poland to sign new gas transit contract for 2020-2045 soon – Ria Novosti

Ukraine pledges reliability as gas transit country to Europe – Ria Novosti

Chinese credit rating agency downgrades US credit rating to A+ – People’s Daily Online

Traders Go Nuclear on China Uranium Reports – Wall Street Journal

and … wait for it … taa daa!!!

(US) Government Approves Wind Farm Off Ocean City – Windpower Ninja

and that’s just today’s news!

2-“If you give a mouse a cookie, chances are he will want a glass of milk. If you give solar and wind energy companies subsidies, chances are they will want free transmission lines too.”

If You Give a Solar or Wind Company a Subsidy – Institute for Energy Research

3-Pardon me, but your logic is showing – “The ratepayers of Virginia must be protected from costs for renewable energy that are unreasonably high”  (h/t Frank O’Hara – AFA)

Cost of Green Power Makes Projects Tougher Sell – NY Times

4-A reminder – if you haven’t signed up for the email version of Industrial Wind Alert!, you can do so here: Industrial Wind Action Group

5-Incredible! A must read:  “In this it will be critical to ‘confuse’ the issue in the political/public/media away from just price.

Confidential document reveals true cost of McGuinty’s energy experiments – Wind Concerns Ontario

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