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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for July 30, 2012

Items of interest: 1-Disgrace of the day – After receiving $78,334,713.00 this month from the US Taxpayers (1603 Grant), a Vancouver (Canada) -based wind and solar energy company is up for sale A year ago I wrote:  I’m curious … is “Yabucoa” … 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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Confused in West Virginia

Two years ago, when David Friend, CEO of US WindForce LLC testified before the WV Public Service Commission, he was asked to describe Edison’s relationship with the Pinnacle wind project currently under construction on the Allegheny Front above Keyser, West … Continue reading

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General Electric: Tax Avoiding Profiteer

I earlier decided not to post Timothy Carney’s earlier article at the Washington Examiner.  Mr. Carney did an excellent job laying out the tax code “boondoggle” which allows the green energy vagrants to feed at the door of hard working … Continue reading

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