Midwest BigWind energy IS TOO expensive for company to purchase

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You won’t hear about this in the mainstream media. We have blogged for years, that BigWind energy is TOO expensive to ever be a sustainable energy source.  Here is ‘quiet proof’.  Duke Energy has been an avid proponent of BigWind, but they have now ‘quietly abandoned’ plans to actually purchase it…..kuddos to Duke Energy for NOT passing these rate increases on to their ratepayers!!!…..

Duke Energy Carolinas has quietly abandoned plans for purchasing up to 500 megawatts worth of wind power capacity for the Carolinas by 2022 after finding the initial bids from producers “not economically attractive.”

Eleven months ago, Duke issued a request for proposals on wind power, expected to come from outside of North Carolina. It proposed offering power-purchase agreements of up to 20 years to buy wind power from projects, likely in the Midwest, that could be brought into the state.

“As we looked at the proposals, they were not economically attractive enough to go forward,” says Duke spokesman Randy Wheeless….

Duke Energy article

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