Energy's future not wind
If wind power is so great, why did the wolrd so quickly embrace modern means of energy generation as soon as it became available? The May 29 editorial, "Clean Energy Island," supporting wind turbines off the coast of Block Island in Long Island Sound referred to such "wind farm" proposals as "progress." As a person who spent almost 50 years in the ... (more)
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#1 Oct 8, 2012
"....if people don't require electricity, the generator must be shut down. You, or your utility, cannot save it or store it.; (other than the small batteries in your cell phone, flashlight or laptop computer). Unlike other products which can be saved in warehouses, tanks or silos, electricity must be used immediately."
After 50 years in the power generation industry, this is what YOU offer? Perhaps YOU'RE part of the problem, not part of the solution. Isn't it Fairbanks Alaska, that uses a football field sized lead acid storage facility for power when the feed lines go down during ice storms? Yeah, 50 years and YOU still have much to learn.
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