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Category Archives: Mineral County WV
Bankruptcy and the corporate skunks
You know, skunks get a bad rap! I admit they do get a little funky at times, but mostly when you mess with them or, worse, run over them with your car. But that smell is nothing compared to what’s … Continue reading
Posted in Decommission, Edison Mission Group, Energy Ethics, Industrial Wind Taxes, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, Wind Power subsidies, Wind tax rebates Tagged bankrupt pensions, bankruptcy law, Corporate bankruptcy, corporate greed, corporate skunks, decommission agreement, Edison Internatonal, Edison Mission bankruptcy, Edison Mission Energy, NRG Energy, Pinnacle Wind Farm 2 Comments
Pinnacle – industrial wind’s fruit cake?
The holiday season is almost here. It’s nearly time for the 100 year old fruit cake to make it’s trip to the next victim of re-gifting. To use a joke I heard some time ago, there is suspicion that all … Continue reading
Posted in Dan's Mountain Wind LLC, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, US WindForce Tagged Dan's Mountain Wind force LLC, edison international, Edison Mission Energy, industrial wind lawsuits, NRG Energy, Pinnacle, Pinnacle wind project, turbine noise, US WindForce LLC, West Virginia Public Service Commission, WV wind 1 Comment
Chalk up another lawsuit for WV wind plant.
Add the Mike Haywood Group to the growing list of lawsuits filed against the Pinnacle wind plant in Mineral County WV – “Developer sues over Pinnacle Wind turbine project” This most recent lawsuit seeks, as do other suits we’ve detailed … Continue reading
Who was that masked man?
A little history before I get into today’s topic: Back in October 2011, I posted a little rant titled “Confused in West Virginia.” My confusion, at the time, had to do with an August 2011 FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) … Continue reading
Posted in Allegheny Highlands Alliance, Allegheny Mountains, industrial wind failure, Mineral County WV, Western Maryland Wind Tagged Allegheny Highlands Alliance, Dan's Mountain Wind force LLC, Dans Mountain, David K. Friend, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Laurel Renewable Partners LLC, Pinnacle Wind Force LLC, US WindForce LLC, Western Maryland Wind, Wind energy, wind energy performance, WV Public Service Commission, WV wind 7 Comments
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
Industrial wind … it always seems to come down to money.
Ongoing noise problems associated with Mitsubishi turbines operating at the Pinnacle Wind project in Mineral County WV are being investigated by the West Virginia Public Service Commission, following a formal complaint from residents. The following are excerpts from the WV … Continue reading
US International Trade Commission (USITC) may block Mitsubishi Wind Turbine Imports
Too bad this didn’t happen before the noisy 2.4 MW (never used near homes before) Japanese turbines were installed on Green Mountain near Keyser, WV, making life unbearable for neighbors of the Pinnacle wind project. Combine this ruling from a … Continue reading
Posted in Allegheny Mountains, Bat/Bird Kills, Endangered Species Act, Energy Ethics, incidental take permit, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, US Fish &Wildlife, US WindForce, wind turbine noise Tagged Edison Mission Group, Edison Mission Group financial condition, Endangered Species Act, GE Mitsubishi patent lawsuit, Green Mountain WV, incidental take permit, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, US Fish and Wildlife Service, wind turbine noise 1 Comment
GE and Mitsibushi still battling over wind turbine patent.
The GE lawsuit against Mitsibushi, which began some two years ago, is headed for a Texas jury trial. GE claims the Japanese wind turbine maker has infringed on patents related to 2.4 MW turbines sold to Iberdrola – the Spanish … Continue reading
Altona NY – Wind turbine catches fire … an earlier one just fell over, then started a fire.
Altona, NY: Saturday night, January 28, 2012 – Wind Turbine Catches Fire “people driving by the windfarm called in to report the fire“ Altona, NY: March 17, 2009, Turbine Collapses, Wiring Blamed AT Note: We keep raising the preparedness issue in … Continue reading
Industrial wind … “the crawling menace!”
We thank Mr. J. Edward Gates for granting permission to post his recent Letter to the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News Editor. His letter is titled “You should know more about Roth Rock project” and the full text begins: I read with … Continue reading
Posted in Allegheny Highlands Eagles, Allegheny Mountains, Art & Pam Dodds, Environment, Industrial Wind Health Issues, Mineral County WV, Wildlife Resources Tagged Art and Pam Dodd, backbone mountain, Cumberland Times-News, industrial wind groundwater, J. Edward Gates, nordex wind, Pinnacle Wind Farm, Roth Rock wind farm, spanish wind, undefined, wind energy destruction, wind energy environment, wind turbine noise Leave a comment