August 6, 2008 — budsimmons
Hot Air about Wind Power
By Paul Driessen
The Washington Times | 8/6/2008
T. Boone Pickens is being lionized for his efforts to legislate a transformation to “eco-friendly” wind energy.
We need to “overcome our addiction to foreign oil,” he insists, by harnessing wind to replace natural gas in electricity generation, and using that gas to power more cars and buses.
If Congress would simply “mandate the formation of wind and solar corridors,” provide eminent domain authority for transmission lines, and renew the subsidies for this energy, America can make the switch in a decade. Continue reading