Category Archives: Windtoons

Hypocrisy? You be the judge.

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway “has been able to plow so much into renewable energy because it can use tax credits to offset profit at other businesses.” How much did he “plow” in? Seems Mr. Buffett didn’t even know, but, when told … Continue reading

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“Go on, take the money and run!”

“Even while accepting Arkansas state taxpayer subsidies (millions), (German owned wind turbine manufacturer) Nordex officials said they needed more certainty of additional federal subsidies to keep their production facility open.” _________________________________________ When will we ever learn? _________________________________________  

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Industrial wind: all trick and no treat

Courtesy of Windtoons

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Pump storage … the industrial wind side show’s latest prop.

A November 7 article in the State Journal (West Virginia) is titled “Wind Power and Pumped Hydro Storage: A Natural Pair.”  What may seem very promising on the surface requires a bit of understanding, so before I comment, I’d like … Continue reading

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John Terry on industrial wind: “one wonders what unintended consequence will occur next?”

The Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News recently published a commentary written by Mr. John Terry of Montrose, WV.  We thank Mr. Terry for permission to post this enhanced version of the original article. AT Notes:  Please use the features of the Scribd embed … Continue reading

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“Letter From Your Country Cousin.”

We thank John Terry for granting permission to post his very entertaining and informative “Letter From Your Country Cousin.” As Mr. Terry notes:  “At its least, this piece presents some interesting pictures to explore. At its best, it prompts the … Continue reading

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Sing it with me! “The Green Rolling … oops, wait … The Pinwheel Topped Hills of West Virginia”

(Courtesy of our great friends at Windtoons) I guess maybe they’ll just have to change the lyrics:

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Industrial wind flunks out!

Our friends at Windtoons nail it with this take on our recent post about the dismal performance of wind. Industrial wind = FAILURE

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Wind Turbines – The Test of Time (video)

We thank Joan & John Terry for this video, which is the result of their personal effort to compare the conflicting claims of wind power advocates and wind power detractors.  The Terrys describe their trip as “an unofficial, unscientific eleven … Continue reading

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“Trick or Treat”

BOO! (Courtesy of our great friends at Windtoons)

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