Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for November 22, 2010

Items of interest:

1-Guess who’s rethinking Ethanol:  “I had a certain fondness for the farmers in the state of Iowa because I was about to run for president.”  Hopefully, since at least one CO2 trading scam folded last month, this admission is number two in the long list of reversals for the former, now very wealthy VEEP.

Gore: Hey, sorry about that whole “stupidly burning 40% of the US corn crop” thing – Tom Nelson

2-“This gives the impression that gas is there solely to support wind. Not true.”

Gas and wind on the Ontario grid – not a chicken or egg thing – Wind Concerns Ontario

3-“popping up across the country at such a rate that it has been called the “wind rush” and there are billions of dollars to be made.”  Heh!  And you thought it was all about saving the planet!

The Power of Wind – Electro Velocity

4-Excellent article linked at the Wind Turbine Syndrome site:

An Ill Wind Blowing? – WTS

5-Jon Boone forwards this bit of good news:

AES Wind letter to Indiana landowners: Leases will lapse – Industrial Wind Action Group

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