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Industrial wind – estimating local labor content.

Having spent a number of years in project related work, construction workers are high on my list of folks to respect.  The work is difficult, demanding and dangerous.  So don’t let anything I write here be implied as a reflection … Continue reading

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Allegheny Treasures comments on West Virginia Public Service Commission siting approval for Mineral County, WV.

First, a disclaimer.  Allegheny Treasures, while supporting the philosophy of groups opposing industrial wind as a viable source of the country’s energy needs, has no direct relationship to any citizen group.  This blog is an amateur effort formed simply to … Continue reading

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“What goes up, must come down” … “nothing lasts forever” … “all things must pass”

Maybe it’s just me, but when one of the major considerations of a multi-million dollar project is the plan to tear it down and sell it for scrap, I get a little queasy.  It strikes me as similar to putting … Continue reading

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Will Pinnacle Knob be built with obsolete turbines? If completed within the next few years the answer may well be yes.

For the sake of argument, let’s say the two year old computer I’m using has capacity and functionality to support my growing business for, at least, the next three years.  Unless it breaks, I would be a little nuts to … Continue reading

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