Category Archives: offshore industrial wind

Investors run from Bluewater Wind

Jon Boone, of Stop Ill Wind, sent over an interesting article this morning.  He highlighted this quote from the piece, “Support for the energy sector, and in particular energy innovation, is of course essential. But we need to distinguish between … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for August 30, 2011

Items of interest: 1:  Aw, shucks! “A report commissioned by ScottishPower concludes that reducing subsidies 25 percent will render the (1,000 land-based) turbines a loss maker for investors instead of just rate and taxpayers.” – CFACT EU 2-And more on … Continue reading

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In honor of the World Series, First Wind IPO is going, going … gone!

Batter Up! – Over at Breaking Wind on October 24 we noted that First Wind wanted to trade on NASDAQ.   Michael Hennessy, a wind energy analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance in New York City, made this comment in the … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Wind powered pig flies non-stop from Garrett County, MD to the University of Delaware!

A little while back, Jon Boone wrote a letter to the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News which we happily posted here under the title, Industrial windplants in Western Maryland? Jon Boone says Garrett Countians “deserve far better.” Seems Mr. Boone, and an increasing … Continue reading

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Pentwater (Michigan) village councilors say “NO” to Lake Michigan industrial wind.

From the Ludington Daily News: Pentwater: No to wind farm Village Council passes resolution opposing Scandia proposal CINDY SHAFER – OCEANA CORRESPONDENT Tuesday, February 9, 2010 PENTWATER — Pentwater village councilors made their voice known. When it comes to the … Continue reading

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