Tag Archives: wind turbine decommission

Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 25, 2012

Items of interest: 1:Excellent commentary by Jon Boone – MasterResource 2:GE Courts Turbine Customers for Solar Before Wind ‘Crash’ – Business Week aka: If you buy in the next 30 minutes, we throw in a set of beautiful steak knives! … Continue reading

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West Virginia House and Senate Leadership asked to review “flawed” industrial wind decommission funding process.

Recently, at the direction of the WV Public Service Commission, the Mineral County (WV) Commissioners approved a Decommissioning Fund and Escrow Agreement for the purpose of protecting county residents against potential financial harm.  It is my opinion that the agreement, … Continue reading

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“What goes up, must come down” … “nothing lasts forever” … “all things must pass”

Maybe it’s just me, but when one of the major considerations of a multi-million dollar project is the plan to tear it down and sell it for scrap, I get a little queasy.  It strikes me as similar to putting … Continue reading

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