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T. Boone Pickens Scraps Plans for the World’s Largest Wind Farm

The wind farm would have been in Texas, but transmission problems (getting the energy from the plains to where people live) seem to have been an insurmountable barrier to bringing Pickens’s ambitions to fruition. Apparently financing wasn’t going well either. Sad. … Continue reading

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The White Roof Movement

My wife and I are seriously thinking about getting the roof of our house painted white (for energy efficiency and environmental reasons). And today the New York Times has an article on the “White Roof Movement.” Money quote: Studies show that white … Continue reading

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MONSTER Off-Shore Wind Turbines: A FIVE HUNDRED FOOT TALL One Goes Up This Weekend off German Waters

So says Der Spiegel: Once it is up and running, the titan will produce six megawatts of power, enough to provide electricity to 5,769 households.

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