By Ivan Couronne, Yahoonews.com Blown away? US suspends wind power subsidies, for now Washington (AFP) – Historic subsidies propping up US wind energy ended on January 1 and Congress refused to renew them, despite supporters arguing that the aid has made renewable power cheaper than coal. The United States has subsidized wind-sourced electricity since 1992 […]
by Katie Pavlich, Townhall.com According to a new study conducted by Texas Tech University Professor Dr. Michael Giberson for the Institute for Energy Research, the government and wind lobby aren’t telling taxpayers the whole truth about how much wind energy really costs. The study comes as the wind lobby is set to receive another extension […]
“Wind power facilities will consume more than 3 times the energy they will ever produce.” “Everyone believes alternative energies are the answer to all our power problems, with wind power leading the way,” says professional engineer Charles S. Opalek. “The truth is: Wind power is unsustainable and a total waste of resources.” “Wind turbines have […]
The process for such “incidental take” permits was devised in 2009 as a compromise between the demand for clean energy from the growing number of wind farms and the rising concern over the estimated hundreds of thousands of birds and bats that they kill every year.
he US experience with wind farms has left over 14,000 wind turbines abandoned and slowly decaying, in most instances the turbines are just left as symbols of a dying Climate Religion, nowhere have the Green Environmentalists appeared to clear up their mess or even complain about the abandoned wind farms.
I took John Denver’s big hit “The Eagle & The Hawk” and added a little twist at the end.
Wright Hennepin’s windmill barely makes enough to power 1-3 homes!
Investors Business Daily Regulations: Call it cap-and-trade or bait-and-switch, but John Kerry and Joe Lieberman continue to tilt at windmills with a bill to restrain energy growth in the name of saving the planet. The bill introduced Wednesday and sponsored by the two senators is called the American Power Act, an Orwellian phrase if ever […]
By Elmer Beauregard These devices were brought here to curb “Global Warming” but they don’t work because its TOO COLD!! Jim Gehrz, Star Tribune The Startribune has a good article today about the windmills that aren’t working because of the cold weather but they put a very positive spin on the whole thing. The article […]
KSTP.com Wind turbines placed in cities across Minnesota to generate power aren’t working because of the cold temperatures. The Minnesota Municipal Power Association bought 11 turbines for $300,000 each from a company in Palm Springs, Calif. Special hydraulic fluid designed for colder temperatures was used in the turbines, but it’s not working, so neither are […]
By Pat Anderson Minnesota’s own job-killing energy legislation imposes higher energy prices on Minnesotans In 2007 with the blessing of Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty and Democratic leadership and some bi-partisan support in the House and Senate, the Legislature passed the “Next Generation Energy Act” with fanfare about it being a bold investment in renewable power […]
By John Mariani, The Post-Standard Two men look at the damage done to a windmill on Buyea Road in Fenner today, after it had toppled in the middle of the night. No one was injured, and nothing other than the windmill itself was damaged. Fenner, NY — Marvin DeKing already was up and awake between […]
By Elmer Beauregard Like Don Quixote before them, people who chase windmills are destined for ruin. A new study says that Global Warming is causing the wind to slow down, and it has been slowing down since the 70’s. Which is bad news for the wind industry because a 10% loss in wind speed turns […]
With the new administration wanting the U.S. to get off of oil by 2015 and coal by 2050, we are going to have to start making energy in other ways, one of those ways is wind generators. At first you might think what can be more environmentally friendly than a windmill right? Well now with […]
Paul Johnson, Forbes Magazine August was one of the nastiest months I can remember: torrential rain; a hailstorm or two; cold, bitter winds; and mists. But we are accustomed to such weather in England. Lord Byron used to say that an English summer begins on July 31 and ends on Aug. 1. He called 1816 […]