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Courtesy of the wind: power blackouts.

This is interesting:  “Germany faces frequent power blackouts because too much ‘green electricity’ is being pumped onto the grid.” Yep!  According to Deutsche Welle,  “in extreme cases, wind turbines and conventional power plants in eastern Germany produce three to four … Continue reading

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“The argument for forcing consumers to buy increasing amounts of wind power gets weaker the more we investigate its full impacts.”

Interesting take from The Foundry:  “Wind Power is More Dangerous than Coal or Oil” The article suggests that, with a drop in occupational deaths in recent years, “some might think that workplace fatalities could be reduced even more by moving … Continue reading

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Senator Lamar Alexander: “‘National Windmill Policy’ Equivalent of ‘Going to War in Sailboats’”

Press release from Lamar Alexander’s Senate Web Page: April 20 2010 U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), in advance of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, this Thursday, April 22, delivered an address today on the floor of the U.S. Senate … Continue reading

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