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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for August 7, 2012

Items of Interest: 1-“He also noted that wind farms are attractive to investors because government subsidies are often available to support their construction.”  “You’ll probably see more of them being erected up and down the ridges, unless the government decides … 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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Trouble in Paradise: “wind farms are investment schemes, not reliable energy production plants!”

That’s the opinion of Panos Prevedouros, PhD, as expressed in his commentary posted at the Hawaii Reporter, “Wind Energy for Hawaii: Great for Profits, Not so Great for Power.” Dr. Prevedouros writes that “among all major resources for the production … Continue reading

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