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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for August 16, 2011

Items of interest: 1-Study Concludes: “Until scientifically based research has been conducted IWTs should not sited in proximity to human habitation.” – Wind Concerns Ontario 2-More from WCO:  “Wind turbines too noisy, internal Ontario government memo says.” And if you … Continue reading

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Business Week: UK energy prices must reflect the cost of backup energy supply for renewable sources..

From Business Week:  “E.ON AG, the second-largest power producer in Britain, said U.K. energy prices must reflect the cost of backup supply as the country boosts output from renewable sources.” Utilities need to keep running gas-fired plants because sources of … Continue reading

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The Windpower Industry’s “top ten” false and misleading claims … Number 6 – Windplants will reduce the mining/burning of fossil fuels and lessen dependence on foreign oil.

From stopillwind.org #6. Windplants will reduce the mining/burning of fossil fuels and lessen dependence on foreign oil. Nonsense. Here are the facts: Foreign Oil Wind only generates electricity. Electricity generation is only part of our energy production. Sixty percent of … Continue reading

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