Tag: green

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?

How can ‘green’ = poverty?

How can 'green' = poverty? The wind is free! The sun is free! True, those 'fuels' are free, but their conversion into electricity is extremely expensive- and, ironically, requires the use of fossil fuels for manufacturing. Changes in the world's carbon emissions are negligible, yet, the world economies have spent HUNDREDS of BILLIONS installing wind … Continue reading How can ‘green’ = poverty?

Is it fair to pay BigWind to NOT spin- during windy weather?!

Wow, paid to produce absolutely nothing - and- during the windiest weather to boot! BigWind has the best marketing team in the world; unfortunately, at the taxpayers' expense... Onshore wind farms are being paid £30 million a year to sit idle during the windiest weather. The payments are made because the cables which transmit power from … Continue reading Is it fair to pay BigWind to NOT spin- during windy weather?!

How long will it take for Honda’s turbines to pay for themselves?

The Honda plant in Russels Point, Ohio, has garnered attention this week for installing 2 wind turbines that are "expected" to produce 10% of the electrical energy needed for the auto plant. Truly, unlikely to occur, but we do wonder how long it will take them to pay for themselves….particularly, after reading this article... One … Continue reading How long will it take for Honda’s turbines to pay for themselves?