Tag Archives: Ken Salazar

Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 11, 2012

Items of interest: 1:The World Coal Association calculates that it takes 250tons of coal to produce a 3MW offshore wind turbine and 150tons for a 3MW onshore wind turbine. – mining.com 2:Global Deal: BP, Sempra Energy to Invest $1 Billion in … Continue reading

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Secretary Salazar challenged on industrial wind support.

West Virginia Physician Dr. Wayne Spiggle recently received an email from Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar in which the Secretary announced that the Department of the Interior will issue a 50-state report outlining the country’s most promising ways to reconnect … Continue reading

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Just a little reminder – wind won’t replace coal. Sorry, but it’s just a fact!

Which begs the question … what the heck will it do? Anyway, FactCheck.org writes in its article, Hot Air on Wind Energy – “Don’t expect wind power to replace coal as the nation’s main source of electric power, whatever Obama’s … Continue reading

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