Sunday, March 05, 2017

Europe is far ahead of the USA in producing energy from alternative sources.

March 2, 2017
By Peter Walker

The wind turbines outside Stirling Castle. Scotland just produced enough wind energy to power the country for an entire day.

Denmark's wind turbines (click here) produced enough electricity to power the entire last month.

The Scandinavian nation generated 97 gigawatt-hours (GWh) on 22 February, thanks to particularly windy weather, which is enough to power 10 million average EU households for the day.

Wind Europe spokesman Oliver Joy said the “impressive” feat was another boon for wind energy....

I don't want to hear a word about how unsightly wind turbines are. That is a magnificent sight. It is a moral conviction to return Earth's climate to it's benevolent state. There is nothing more magnificent than a country determined to protect it's people.

Below is a graph illustrating the primary power sources in the USA. The facts used for the graph came from the US Energy Information Administration.

January 18, 2017

Renewable energy and Wyoming jobs (click here) received a boost Wednesday as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved the first 500 wind turbines for the Chokecherry Sierra Madre (CCSM) Wind Energy Project.

The BLM action followed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Record of Decision (ROD) indicating that it would issue an Eagle Take Permit for Power Company of Wyoming’s (PCW) Chokecherry and CCSM when final mitigation plans are provided.  The Fish and Wildlife Service decision came after a thorough analysis of the potential impacts to eagles from the wind energy project....