Tag Archives: Pinnacle wind

“Just the facts, ma’am.”

I’ve taken a bit of a break here at Allegheny Treasures.  The original focus of the blog was industrial wind in the Alleghenies but, with a lot of help, the effort expanded a bit.  In recent weeks I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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GE and Mitsibushi still battling over wind turbine patent.

The GE lawsuit against Mitsibushi, which began some two years ago, is headed for a Texas jury trial.  GE claims the Japanese wind turbine maker has infringed on patents related to 2.4 MW turbines sold to Iberdrola – the Spanish … Continue reading

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Saddle Mountain – An Allegheny Treasure

Until today, the image used to represent Allegheny Treasures was a personal photograph of Green Mountain, above Keyser, West Virginia, as seen from my home.  When taken a year ago, the 23 massive wind turbines of the Pinnacle wind project … Continue reading

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Music to my ears!

This is really interesting!  It comes from our good friends at EPAW (European Platform Against Windfarms). ———————————————————— Wind Power Horror Serenade Protest concert based on wind turbine sounds Copenhagen- December 9, 2011 This is a true story of an old … Continue reading

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“We don’t believe we mislead anyone.” – Chapter Two (or Three or Four)

Remember this post from a few days ago?  Wind developer canned response #283: “We don’t believe we mislead anyone.”  Well, the “didn’t mislead” comment came from none other than Dave Friend, CEO of US WindForce, the developers of the Pinnacle wind project … Continue reading

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Dallas is fired up! – UPDATE

UPDATE:  Mr. Adams provided us with his extended remarks, which is now published as a letter to the editor in the Mineral Daily News-Tribune.  For your convenience, we have replaced the earlier version with the extended letter in the post … Continue reading

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Wind developer canned response #283: “We don’t believe we mislead anyone.”

A year ago, almost to the day, I led a post with one of my Dad’s favorite lines:  “Write it down on a block of ice!”  He’d say that to me when I’d suggest he’d be getting a bill for … Continue reading

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