Tag Archives: Edison Mission

Chalk up another lawsuit for WV wind plant.

Add the Mike Haywood Group to the growing list of lawsuits filed against the Pinnacle wind plant in Mineral County WV – “Developer sues over Pinnacle Wind turbine project” This most recent lawsuit seeks, as do other suits we’ve detailed … Continue reading

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Timing is everything!

Just as attempts are ongoing to revitalize the Dan’s Mountain wind project in Western Maryland, which apparently will include an effort by the developer to modify an ordinance passed some time ago to protect local citizens, word comes from nearby … Continue reading

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Not so warm and fuzzy in Mineral County WV

Readers recalling that I’m going to pay attention to items a little closer to home might wonder why I find this snippet from a Business Week article interesting:  “Suzlon Energy Ltd. (SUEL), the Indian wind-turbine maker seeking an extension on … Continue reading

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GE and Mitsibushi still battling over wind turbine patent.

The GE lawsuit against Mitsibushi, which began some two years ago, is headed for a Texas jury trial.  GE claims the Japanese wind turbine maker has infringed on patents related to 2.4 MW turbines sold to Iberdrola – the Spanish … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 27, 2012

Items of interest: 1:”the noise is being created not by the turbines themselves, but by cooling units inside the nacelle” – News-Tribune According to Charlie Parnell, an Edison spokesman, “tests have shown that the noise levels fall within the requirements … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 25, 2012

Items of interest: 1:Excellent commentary by Jon Boone – MasterResource 2:GE Courts Turbine Customers for Solar Before Wind ‘Crash’ – Business Week aka: If you buy in the next 30 minutes, we throw in a set of beautiful steak knives! … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 9, 2012

Items of interest: 1:The Allegheny Front Alliance sends us two articles of local interest: By 2013, Western Md. could have more wind turbines – Times News Edison VP responds to W.Va. noise complaints – Times News (Glad to see industrial wind’s … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 6, 2012

Items of interest: 1:”Edison Mission, the owners of the Pinnacle Wind Farm, has nothing to do with whether my family eats or has suitable housing, so there is no reason for me to tolerate the noise from the windmills.” – … 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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“I get confused sometimes. There’s an Edison Mission Group and Edison Mission Energy, and there’s a little bit of synonymous use of the two names.”

I’m very confused too, Mr. Friend.  In fact, what you said in the quote I used for this title is pretty much how I feel after reading an article by Richard Kerns in the (Keyser, WV) Mineral Daily News-Tribune last … Continue reading

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