Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 10, 2012

Items of interest:

1:According to the CEO of General Motors, the average annual income of buyers of the Chevy Volt is $170,000. Those who buy the luxury electric Fisker Karma or Tesla roadster earn more than $250,000 a year. Yet every wealthy buyer receives a hefty handout from Uncle Sam, adding more than $8,500 to the federal debt for every car sold. – Fox News

Here’s a test:  Name one “green” initiative that doesn’t enrich the rich at the expense of the taxpayer.

2:Excerpts from the concluding chapter of Robert Bradley Jr’s new book, Edison to Enron: Energy Markets and Political Strategies – Master Resource

On Sustainable Energy (Part I)


On Sustainable Energy (Part II)

3:”There’s a reason the modern age moved on from windmills”Watts Up With That?

4:John Droz Jr. calls this Financial Post commentary “a superb assessment –  Terence Corcoran: The dark side of green energy

5:Sure, it’s way early … but, “Researchers at USC, right here in our backyard, have just announced a new, superefficient way to pull CO2 out of the air.”LA Times

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