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Tag Archives: US WindForce LLC
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
Posted in Dan's Mountain Wind LLC, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, US WindForce Tagged Dan's Mountain Wind force LLC, edison international, Edison Mission Energy, industrial wind lawsuits, NRG Energy, Pinnacle, Pinnacle wind project, turbine noise, US WindForce LLC, West Virginia Public Service Commission, WV wind 1 Comment
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
Timing is everything!
Just as attempts are ongoing to revitalize the Dan’s Mountain wind project in Western Maryland, which apparently will include an effort by the developer to modify an ordinance passed some time ago to protect local citizens, word comes from nearby … Continue reading
Posted in Dan's Mountain Wind, wind turbine noise Tagged Cumberland Times-News, Dan's Mountain Wind force LLC, Edison Mission, Industrial Wind Health Issues, Laurel Renewable Partners LLC, Maryland Public Service Commission, Pinnacle Wind Force, US WindForce LLC, Western Maryland, wind turbine lawsuit, wind turbine noise 1 Comment
MD PSC should deny Dan’s Mountain Wind Force LLC’s request to extend construction start deadline
Editor’s note: We thank Ms. K. Darlene Park for providing us with a copy of the letter she recently sent to the Maryland Public Service Commission in response to the request by Dan’s Mountain Wind Force LLC to extend the … Continue reading
Posted in Allegheny Mountains, Dan's Mountain Wind LLC Tagged Allegany County Maryland, Allegheny Mountains, Dan's Mountain Wind force LLC, Edison Mission Energy, industrial wind, Laurel Renewable Partners LLC, Maryland Public Service Commission, US WindForce LLC, Western Maryland industrial wind, Wind turbines 1 Comment
Who was that masked man?
A little history before I get into today’s topic: Back in October 2011, I posted a little rant titled “Confused in West Virginia.” My confusion, at the time, had to do with an August 2011 FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) … Continue reading
Posted in Allegheny Highlands Alliance, Allegheny Mountains, industrial wind failure, Mineral County WV, Western Maryland Wind Tagged Allegheny Highlands Alliance, Dan's Mountain Wind force LLC, Dans Mountain, David K. Friend, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Laurel Renewable Partners LLC, Pinnacle Wind Force LLC, US WindForce LLC, Western Maryland Wind, Wind energy, wind energy performance, WV Public Service Commission, WV wind 7 Comments
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
Confused in West Virginia
Two years ago, when David Friend, CEO of US WindForce LLC testified before the WV Public Service Commission, he was asked to describe Edison’s relationship with the Pinnacle wind project currently under construction on the Allegheny Front above Keyser, West … Continue reading
Posted in Allegheny Mountains, Alternative Energy, Energy Subsidies, Industrial Wind and Local Governments, Industrial Wind Taxes, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Force LLC, US WindForce, WV PSC Hearing - Pinnacle Knob Tagged 1603 grant, Mineral County Commission, Pinnacle Wind Force LLC, US WindForce LLC, wind revenues, wind subsidies, WV PSC wind 3 Comments
Two Minute Warning
Picture this! The game is tied, 120 ticks left on the clock and the league title is on the line. During the time out, you look out from your sideline huddle and see the Head Referee and Umpire, megaphones in … Continue reading
Opinion: Sometimes “calling it in” just isn’t good enough.
OPINION: First, let’s get this out of the way, I’m not a journalist. This is obvious to regulars, but I thought I should make the point for any new readers. The fact that I’m not a journalist doesn’t prevent me … Continue reading