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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for August 30, 2011

Items of interest: 1:  Aw, shucks! “A report commissioned by ScottishPower concludes that reducing subsidies 25 percent will render the (1,000 land-based) turbines a loss maker for investors instead of just rate and taxpayers.” – CFACT EU 2-And more on … Continue reading

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Open letter: Pinnacle wind farm benefits

Dear State and Local Official representing Mineral County, West Virginia, Subject: Pinnacle Wind project – focus on jobs, economic development and tax revenue. After a grand skirmish on both sides, the rising towers make it clear the Pinnacle wind project … Continue reading

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Frank Maisano: “There he goes again.”

To borrow a phrase from the opening of Mr. Frank Maisano’s most recent letter to the editor:  “There he goes again.”  The “he” I refer to in this little post is, however, Mr. Maisano. Rapidly becoming my one of my … Continue reading

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Glenn R. Schleede: False claims that “wind farms” provide large economic and job benefits

We thank Mr. Schleede for granting permission to post his recent commentary: January 3, 2011 False claims that “wind farms” provide large economic and job benefits One would think that by now Obama Administration officials would admit that “wind farms” … Continue reading

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Industrial wind’s floating crap game

I’m just suspicious by nature, I suppose.  For example: I wouldn’t be surprised if the jobs created when Nordic Windpower grabbed $16,000,000 from US taxpayers under a July, 2009 DOE loan guarantee to expand its US wind turbine production at … Continue reading

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If an industrial development is considered “green,” how many people’s well-being can be sacrificed for a “public good?”

Article published Apr 25, 2010 at Times Argus. A sound policy for wind power in Vt.? By SANDY WILBUR Whether they’re called wind farms or industrial wind generating plants, these industrial developments have caused divisiveness and controversy in every community … Continue reading

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