Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for August 17, 2011

Items of interest:

1-Cumulative impact of industrial wind turbines.

Energy in America: Dead Birds Unintended Consequence of Wind Power Development – Fox News

Gee … seems to me we’ve heard this before? Is the world finally catching up?

2-Pennsylvania Governor having second thoughts on renewables? (h/t to Frank O’Hara)

Corbett defends green energy, conservation policy – Times Leader

3-“Wind turbines violate the principle of fairness by transferring vast amounts of money from the poor to the rich. They despoil our unique landscape and environment and, through noise, the flicker-effect and vibration, they abuse the health and welfare and animals which have to live near them.” – MEP Struan Stevenson (Scotland)

4-“All the social engineering and industrial policy in the EU and the US of picking energy winners and losers has failed.” Master Resource

5-Finally, a display of some real energy to get you over hump day:

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