Tag: concrete

BigWind WILL die, and then new problems begin

We have blogged about this before.  In order to build a turbine, there are hundred of gallons of oil, toxic chemicals, concrete, steel, etc. that is generated.  Turbines do not last forever and certainly, they do not last anywhere near that of a traditional nuclear or coal facility. What happens then? Recycled? NOPE, well maybe … Continue reading BigWind WILL die, and then new problems begin

Jimmy Fallon Makes the Best Argument Against BigWind

  BigWind is a parasite that requires a host.... But a few years ago, when he was host of Weekend Update, Fallon made one of the best arguments ever why solar, wind, and other forms of renewable energy work very, very badly.... "...in the future, cars could be powered by hazelnuts.  That's encouraging, considering an 8 oz. jar … Continue reading Jimmy Fallon Makes the Best Argument Against BigWind

How ‘green’ is BigWind’s 45 tons of concrete and 630 yards of concrete PER turbine?

We invite you to look at the photos at http://www.cashton.com/North_Wind_Turbine_Const-DM-CS-SB-2-reduced-in-size.pdf . These pictures are wonderful views of wind “farmers” planting 45 tons of rebar and 630 yards of concrete to grow one wind turbine.  How 'green' is this? It is certain nothing else will ever “grow” in this field. Can you imagine the quality of the field … Continue reading How ‘green’ is BigWind’s 45 tons of concrete and 630 yards of concrete PER turbine?