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Wind–attempting to return to the past

This article appeared on Moms Against Wind Turbines blog: http://outrunchange.com/2013/09/24/wind-farms-cutting-edge-technology-in-1185-a-d/ Later that day, on the news, the University of Wyoming was positively giddy about collaborating with Denmark on wind tech.  There is a SUPER computer at the University of Wyoming so modeling will be the absolute state of the art. A SUPER computer can process […]

A Wind Champion Falls

Remember T. Boone Pickens and his wind dream? “Businessman T. Boone Pickens was dropped from the Forbes 400 list of richest Americans after losing much of his fortune in the wind farming industry. According to Forbes, Pickens’ fortune dropped below the $ 1 billion mark for the first time since 2005. His net worth once amounted to an estimated $2 billion, […]

Bird versus Wind Turbines

The realization that wind turbines are killing large numbers of raptors is being noticed in some interesting places: http://news.yahoo.com/study-wind-farms-killed-67-eagles-5-years-160226373.html For years, anti-wind groups have protested that turbines are killing raptors.  This was usually met with “cats kill birds” and other such trite statements.  As I have said before, cats do not take down golden eagles. […]

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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.