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14,000 abandoned wind turbines across the US

Source: Tory Aardvark

Interesting post on two separate blogs (here and here) that describe how many thousands of wind turbines across the country have been abandoned and left to rot as renewable tax incentives and subsidies dried up.

The symbol of Green renewable energy … abandoned wind farms are starting to litter the planet as globally governments cut the subsidies taxes that consumers pay for the privilege of having a very expensive power source that does not work every day for various reasons like it’s too cold or  the wind speed is too high.

Abandoned Kamaoa Windmills

21. November 2011 by Jason Hayes
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“California’s Green Jihad”

Yet another article that details the massive negative impacts of over zealous regulation on industry and the economy. This time, Forbes.com looks at the pseudo-religious fervor of green Californian regulators and damage they are doing to the state’s industry and economy.

Californians are learning what ideological extremism can do to an economy. … In California green zealots compel companies to shift their operations to states that are still interested in growing their economy — like Texas. The green regime is one reason why CEO Magazine has ranked California the worst business climate in the nation.

08. June 2011 by Jason Hayes
Categories: Environment, Marketplace Information, Policy, Regulation | Tags: , , | 2 comments