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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Edison Mission Group – “deteriorating financial conditions”

From Edison International’s CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results – Earnings Call Transcript:  “Efforts to stabilize EMG (Edison Mission Group)continue, focusing on cost effectively meeting its environmental requirements, reducing its unsecured debt and diversifying its generation portfolio with additional natural gas … 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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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

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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

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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

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