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Save the planet for FREE

It’s the “dog days of summer”–in the 90’s here.  Electricity usage is at a high.  And not a turbine is turning.  Not one.  The wind has rarely exceeded 5 mph in this heat.  Is this a problem?  Well, no, because electricity is “magic” and your air conditioner works even when the million dollar wind energy […]

Unintended Consequence

The latest fatality: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-23082846 http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/06/29/196966864/bird-on-rare-visit-to-u-k-killed-as-dismayed-twitchers-watch All energy comes with a cost.  Wind is no different.  However, at least that NG plant is making energy 24/7.  Not so with wind turbines.

Wolsten

Wandering Words

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

“We do not believe any group of men adequate enough or wise enough to operate without scrutiny or without criticism. We know that the only way to avoid error is to detect it, that the only way to detect it is to be free to inquire. We know that in secrecy error undetected will flourish and subvert”. - J Robert Oppenheimer.