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Could solar energy’s “holy grail” be the final nail in industrial wind’s coffin?

National Review Online suggests MIT may have found the “holy grail” of solar energy – a process which permits it to be stored. The brief source article at Energy Matters claims that MIT researchers may have perfected a process which … Continue reading

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Based on “cost, reliability, and cleanliness … an energy plan that is heavily reliant on wind-generated energy is not realistic.”

In his opinion piece at The Daily Caller titled, Beyond the spin: The truth about wind energy generation, Lance Brown suggests that based on “cost, reliability, and cleanliness … an energy plan that is heavily reliant on wind-generated energy is … Continue reading

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“Weak winds” cause nations “largest wind power generator” earnings to fall.

Darn, I guess it doesn’t matter how many turbines you plop across the landscape … if the wind doesn’t blow. And, oh yeah … FPL – NextEra “said it would pare back its planned addition of 1,000 megawatts of wind … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Wind powered pig flies non-stop from Garrett County, MD to the University of Delaware!

A little while back, Jon Boone wrote a letter to the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News which we happily posted here under the title, Industrial windplants in Western Maryland? Jon Boone says Garrett Countians “deserve far better.” Seems Mr. Boone, and an increasing … Continue reading

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Quixotic Quest for Power – Greg Pollowitz – Planet Gore on National Review Online

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Quixotic Quest for Power   [Greg Pollowitz] Investor’s Business Daily: As we’ve evolved from a NIMBY (not in my backyard) nation to a full-fledged BANANA (build absolutely nothing anywhere near anybody) republic, power lines aren’t too popular. … Continue reading

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Bloomberg: “German Wind Farm Growth Threatens Power Grid, Handelsblatt Says “

(Image courtesy of Windtoons) Bloomberg Article By Nicholas Comfort Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) — The expansion of wind farms in Germany is threatening the country’s power grid with unpredictable output, Handelsblatt reported, citing data supplied to the Federal Network Agency. Vattenfall … Continue reading

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