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Tag Archives: Pinnacle Wind Farm
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
Posted in Decommission, Edison Mission Group, Energy Ethics, Industrial Wind Taxes, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, Wind Power subsidies, Wind tax rebates Tagged bankrupt pensions, bankruptcy law, Corporate bankruptcy, corporate greed, corporate skunks, decommission agreement, Edison Internatonal, Edison Mission bankruptcy, Edison Mission Energy, NRG Energy, Pinnacle Wind Farm 2 Comments
Can you hear me now?
The most recent lawsuit against a Mineral County WV wind plant is sticking another fork into Edison VP Charley Parnell’s claim that installing louvers to eliminate turbine noise has “by all accounts … been a significant improvement.” The WV Record … Continue reading
Chalk up another lawsuit for WV wind plant.
Add the Mike Haywood Group to the growing list of lawsuits filed against the Pinnacle wind plant in Mineral County WV – “Developer sues over Pinnacle Wind turbine project” This most recent lawsuit seeks, as do other suits we’ve detailed … Continue reading
“by all accounts” … well, sorta
Add one more to the list of Federal lawsuits against the Pinnacle wind plant above Keyser, WV. According to The Republic, Ms. Anna Bell Saville has filed suit in federal court asking for an injunction to shut down the 23 … Continue reading
All’s not quiet on the western ridgeline.
By now, most folks in the area know that 23 lawsuits were filed in federal court on behalf of 38 area residents against the Pinnacle wind plant above Keyser, WV. The locals cite mental and physical health problems related to … Continue reading
Too hot to work?
Several Keyser, WV residents were surprised that during the recent spell of very … very hot days, the 23 massive wind turbines of the Pinnacle wind plant in Mineral County WV sat idle for much of the time. One would … Continue reading
Posted in Allegheny Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, industrial wind failure, industrial wind poor performance, Virginia Wind, West Virginia Wind Tagged a cluttered sky, Allegheny Highlands Alliance, appalachian wind farms, Dominion Resources, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, PJM gird, Renewable Energy, Rick Webb, VA Wind, Wind Power, wind to work 1 Comment
My boss would have fired the whole bunch!
The Public Service Commission of West Virginia has a Vision Statement. Have a look at Vision Statement Item 4: “An improvement in the standard of living and quality of life for the people of West Virginia” Reading this statement, folks … Continue reading
Posted in Edison Mission Group, Pinnacle Wind Farm, West Virginia Wind, WV PSC Hearing - Pinnacle Knob, WV State Government Tagged edison international, Edison Mission Energy, industrial wind, Pinnacle Wind Farm, Quality of Life, West Virginia, wind company bankruptcy, Wind energy, wind turbine, wind turbine noise, WV Public Service Commission 8 Comments
Industrial wind … it always seems to come down to money.
Ongoing noise problems associated with Mitsubishi turbines operating at the Pinnacle Wind project in Mineral County WV are being investigated by the West Virginia Public Service Commission, following a formal complaint from residents. The following are excerpts from the WV … Continue reading
US International Trade Commission (USITC) may block Mitsubishi Wind Turbine Imports
Too bad this didn’t happen before the noisy 2.4 MW (never used near homes before) Japanese turbines were installed on Green Mountain near Keyser, WV, making life unbearable for neighbors of the Pinnacle wind project. Combine this ruling from a … Continue reading
Posted in Allegheny Mountains, Bat/Bird Kills, Endangered Species Act, Energy Ethics, incidental take permit, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, US Fish &Wildlife, US WindForce, wind turbine noise Tagged Edison Mission Group, Edison Mission Group financial condition, Endangered Species Act, GE Mitsubishi patent lawsuit, Green Mountain WV, incidental take permit, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, US Fish and Wildlife Service, wind turbine noise 1 Comment