Monthly Archives: September 2012

Runaway Green Energy Cost

“Germany must rein in the runaway costs of subsidising electricity from renewable sources or risk overburdening consumers, European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Tuesday.”- Reuters The Polish government also appears to be waking up. Will we? Will the members … Continue reading

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A Day Out With Zuli

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Not so warm and fuzzy in Mineral County WV

Readers recalling that I’m going to pay attention to items a little closer to home might wonder why I find this snippet from a Business Week article interesting:  “Suzlon Energy Ltd. (SUEL), the Indian wind-turbine maker seeking an extension on … Continue reading

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Constellation Energy seeks Incidental Take Permit for Western Maryland industrial wind project

PRESS RELEASE Save Western Maryland Date: September 22, 2012 URGENT:  For Immediate Release Contact: Kimberly Connaughton 301-616-9693 Constellation Energy Files for ITP In 2010, Save Western Maryland, an Oakland based grassroots community action group, filed a federal lawsuit against Constellation … Continue reading

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Industrial wind is a “flexible” electricity generator – for all the wrong reasons.

This exchange between Melissa Francis of the Fox Business Channel and Denise Bode of the American Wind Energy Association is an instant classic.  The interview is titled Wind Energy Tax Credit a Help or Distorting the Market? and can be … Continue reading

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“Just the facts, ma’am.”

I’ve taken a bit of a break here at Allegheny Treasures.  The original focus of the blog was industrial wind in the Alleghenies but, with a lot of help, the effort expanded a bit.  In recent weeks I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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Chevy Volt zapped by WaPo Editorial Board

“No matter how you slice it, the American taxpayer has gotten precious little for the administration’s investment in battery-powered vehicles, in terms of permanent jobs or lower carbon dioxide emissions. There is no market, or not much of one, for … Continue reading

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