October 20, 2011

Is Wind Worth It?

Matthew Wald, New York Times

Most of the backlash against renewable energy lately has involved solar power, largely because of of Solyndra’s recent bankruptcy filing. But Robert Bryce, an analyst at the Manhattan Institute, a conservative research center, took a swipe at wind power on Wednesday in a new study. . .
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