Tag Archives: WV wind

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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“Fiscal Hawks” say no to industrial wind hand-out.

The Washington Free Beacon states that “Fiscal hawks in Congress are pushing to end a federal energy tax credit for the wind industry set to expire at the end of the year.” Happy to report that all three Congressional Representatives from … 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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Lock, stock and lawsuits?

Financially challenged Edison Mission Energy appears to have found a buyer.   According to several articles appearing over the last few days a deal with NRG Energy seems to be taking shape.  Bankrupt Edison Mission Energy, which local residents know as … Continue reading

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“by all accounts” … well, sorta

Add one more to the list of Federal lawsuits against the Pinnacle wind plant above Keyser, WV. According to The Republic, Ms. Anna Bell Saville has filed suit in federal court asking for an injunction to shut down the 23 … 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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Nebraska wind: When we said “fire up,” we didn’t really mean “fire up!”

October 17, 2012: Mercury News – “Central Nebraska wind farm to fire up soon“ October 25, 2012: Yankton Press and Dakotan – “Wind Tower Fire Reported Near Crofton” And why does this matter to the folks on the Allegheny Front? … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for August 1, 2012

Items of Interest: 1-“Special political favor at the local, state, and federal levels have created an artificial industry: industrial windpower.” – MasterResource 2-“Ontarians interested in quickly finding the location of wind turbines in the province have their work cut out … Continue reading

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Saddle Mountain – An Allegheny Treasure

Until today, the image used to represent Allegheny Treasures was a personal photograph of Green Mountain, above Keyser, West Virginia, as seen from my home.  When taken a year ago, the 23 massive wind turbines of the Pinnacle wind project … Continue reading

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Music to my ears!

This is really interesting!  It comes from our good friends at EPAW (European Platform Against Windfarms). ———————————————————— Wind Power Horror Serenade Protest concert based on wind turbine sounds Copenhagen- December 9, 2011 This is a true story of an old … Continue reading

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