Tag Archives: green energy

Runaway Green Energy Cost

“Germany must rein in the runaway costs of subsidising electricity from renewable sources or risk overburdening consumers, European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Tuesday.”- Reuters The Polish government also appears to be waking up. Will we? Will the members … 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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Industrial wind – “over subsidised and wasteful of public money”

Folks who happily promote the industrial wind business often point to Europe … except, of course, when the news about their product is bad – which is increasingly the case. And, that being the case, you’re not likely to find … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 10, 2012

Items of interest: 1:According to the CEO of General Motors, the average annual income of buyers of the Chevy Volt is $170,000. Those who buy the luxury electric Fisker Karma or Tesla roadster earn more than $250,000 a year. Yet … Continue reading

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Jon Boone reviews “Power Hungry: The Myths of “Green” Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future” by Robert Bryce.

Jon Boone,  former University Administrator, Environmentalist, Artist, Author, Documentary Producer, and Formal Intervenor in Wind Installation Hearings, provides an advance review of the much anticipated new book by author Robert Bryce, which is due for release April 27, 2010.  Advance … Continue reading

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Editorial: DOE wind farm study leaves out ‘ugly’

Editorial from the Tri-City Herald: DOE wind farm study leaves out ‘ugly’ It is not on the same scale, of course, but the now widely accepted assumption that wind power is “green” reminds us of Harry S. Truman’s attack against … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge industrial wind project will bring around 487 million new jobs to West Virginia!

A recent study has shown that, should the Beech Ridge wind project be allowed to proceed, approximately 487 million West Virginians will find employment, directly or indirectly, as a result. Well, 487 million is only approximate … and, truth be … Continue reading

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“Wind turbines show how costly ‘free’ energy can be.”

In commentary at Minnesota Public Radio Online, Ronald Reimer, an organic farmer in Ettrick, Wisconsin, writes today that “Most of what the public knows about wind turbines comes from the media.” That certainly seems the case here in the Alleghenies, … Continue reading

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