Tag Archives: NRG Energy

Bankruptcy and the corporate skunks

You know, skunks get a bad rap!  I admit they do get a little funky at times, but mostly when you mess with them or, worse, run over them with your car.  But that smell is nothing compared to what’s … Continue reading

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A tale of two investors … it’s all about the subsidies!

The largest Dutch pension administrator, APG, decided not to invest in wind farms, “and is choosing to put money into fossil fuels instead.” Why?  Seems the fund management is “wary of investing because of the insecure role that government subsidies … Continue reading

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Pinnacle – industrial wind’s fruit cake?

The holiday season is almost here.  It’s nearly time for the 100 year old fruit cake to make it’s trip to the next victim of re-gifting.  To use a joke I heard some time ago, there is suspicion that all … Continue reading

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Lock, stock and lawsuits?

Financially challenged Edison Mission Energy appears to have found a buyer.   According to several articles appearing over the last few days a deal with NRG Energy seems to be taking shape.  Bankrupt Edison Mission Energy, which local residents know as … Continue reading

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Investors run from Bluewater Wind

Jon Boone, of Stop Ill Wind, sent over an interesting article this morning.  He highlighted this quote from the piece, “Support for the energy sector, and in particular energy innovation, is of course essential. But we need to distinguish between … Continue reading

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