Category Archives: Wind Energy Shenanigans

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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Vermont Wind Shenanigans and WV Endangered Species Kill – Wind Wise Radio

Urgent!  Please tune in this evening (Sunday, August 26th) from 7:00 to 8:00 Eastern time on WWR, Wind Wise Radio at http://www.windwiseradio.org Tina Fitzgerald and Scott McLane from Vermont will be on to talk about the sordid goings on surrounding … Continue reading

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You’re kidding, right?

Delaware Senator Tom Carper takes “grasping at green straws” to a whole new level: —————————————————- Then again, the Senator might be on to something.  Seems a similar technology already exists and, with a mere $500,000,000,000.00 grant from Energy Secretary Chu … Continue reading

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Making electricity from waste product has wind business crying foul.

Here’s a concept the so-called environmentally conscious wind folks should love … take what is already there and, rather than waste it, utilize it for energy production. Yet, just such an idea is being considered in Ohio and the wind folks … Continue reading

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More slick wind marketing.

Here’s a perfect example of a slick marketing tool utilized by the wind industry: According to the latest data from the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), 1400 megawatts of wind power capacity was installed in 2011, more than doubling 2010’s … Continue reading

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Dallas is fired up! – UPDATE

UPDATE:  Mr. Adams provided us with his extended remarks, which is now published as a letter to the editor in the Mineral Daily News-Tribune.  For your convenience, we have replaced the earlier version with the extended letter in the post … Continue reading

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Wind developer canned response #283: “We don’t believe we mislead anyone.”

A year ago, almost to the day, I led a post with one of my Dad’s favorite lines:  “Write it down on a block of ice!”  He’d say that to me when I’d suggest he’d be getting a bill for … Continue reading

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Do GE wind turbines really suck that much?

In a continuing effort to generate American jobs, First Wind has selected Germany based Siemens to supply some 30 massive turbines for the Kawailoa Wind project located on the North Shore of Oahu. First Wind noted that the Siemens equipment (which … Continue reading

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Taxpayer dollars = wind business profits.

Thanks to Jon Boone for directing us to a stunning article by Paul Chesser, associate fellow for the National Legal and Policy Center and executive director of American Tradition Institute. In the article, Mr. Chesser points out that, “Duke has been on a wind and … Continue reading

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Duke Energy buys American! OOPS … scratch that!

Here’s another slap in the face for all you US taxpaying, “buy American – so we have more jobs” folks out there in Neverland:  US based Duke Energy is building two wind plants in US based Texas utilizing 87 massive … Continue reading

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