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I have worked in the wind energy industry for over three decades. I became and have remained involved because of my long-held concerns about energy security and environmental stewardship. I am convinced that wind is part of the solution.
A moratorium on wind energy in Vermont? And just when it seemed we were making progress. It seems NIMBYism is alive and well around the world.
If you’ve read my past posts, you know I love numbers and finance. If you share those same passions, read on.
* Natural gas prices are at a historic low because of government subsidies through tax credits, loans, grants, and lack of regulation of hydraulic fracturing.
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Two weeks ago I returned from the wind industry’s big show, WINDPOWER 2012 in Atlanta. I’ll talk more about my experience in a moment, but on my way there I read the current issue of my old High School magazine.
Takeaways from Europe 2012 US market will likely see a drop of nearly 60% through 2013 unless something dramatic happens and a PTC is passed. US market will take 3 years to recover, due to the low cost of energy and slow economic growth Industry is struggling with low...
Lagoon of Birnie Island, Phoenix Islands, KiribatiDuring the rough and tumble of everyday life, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the immediate moment and lose sight of the broader perspective. This is true in all areas of our lives.
It’s déjà vu all over again. Once again, political shortsightedness threatens to stifle a booming wind industry just as it did 30 years ago. Looking Back In the 1970’s there were two major oil shocks which spurred significant federal R&D investment in renewable energy technologies, and encouraged Congress to put...