Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for July 30, 2012

Items of interest:

1-Disgrace of the dayAfter receiving $78,334,713.00 this month from the US Taxpayers (1603 Grant), a Vancouver (Canada) -based wind and solar energy company is up for sale

A year ago I wrote:  I’m curious … is “Yabucoa” the Spanish word for rip-off?  I guess the answer is – YES

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2-“Fact is the wind companies are getting by with murder.”David Baumann/The Berkshire Eagle

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3-“It is hard to think of a messier and more wasteful way of shifting from fossil and nuclear fuel to renewable energy than the one Germany has blundered into. The price will be high, the risks are large and some effects will be the opposite of what was intended.”The Economist

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4-H/T: Wind Concerns Ontario:

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5-“The dream of an America powered by a vast amount of renewable wind energy is exactly that– a dream. Let’s come back to reality and concentrate our efforts on more feasible and reliable sources of energy.”FreedomWorks

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One Response to Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for July 30, 2012

  1. Susan says:

    Let’s see…the wind projects require the removal of mountian tops and ridge lines. all trees and foliage, freeway sized roads, turn around spaces for enourmous big rigs…yeah, that’s green.

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