Items of interest:
1:”Edison Mission, the owners of the Pinnacle Wind Farm, has nothing to do with whether my family eats or has suitable housing, so there is no reason for me to tolerate the noise from the windmills.” – News Tribune
2:In other words, industrial wind is great … except it sucks! – A Look at Some of the Obstacles Facing Wind Energy in the U.S.
3:A couple of Solar “not so good news” news items:
On-Grid Solar: An Industry in Plight (Government-dependence perils) – MasterResource
Solar Subsidy Cuts Sought by German Minister as Demand Slumps – Business Week
Note this comment in the Business Week article: “(Germany’s Economy Minister Philipp)Roesler said the German energy overhaul will require investments in new gas- and coal-fired power plants …”
4:Motley Fool – Will Alternative Energy Ever Go Mainstream?
5:”Wind delivers record 12 per cent of UK electricity demand” – GreenWiseBusiness
Now, before you get all tingly … this happened on December 28, 2011. The rest of the month came in at a whopping 5.3%. Plus, they have to go all the way back to September to tout the last milestone day, when it exceeded 10%.