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Mar 29, 2010
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Why subsidize the surfeit of wind turbines?

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With an oversupply of wind turbines, why are governments subsidizing new manufacturing plants?

In recent years, China has ramped up its efforts to become a world leader in manufacturing and installation of wind turbines.

Feb 26, 2010
via Environment Forum

Caveat investor: Wind may let you down

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John Laforet is president of Wind Concerns Ontario, a coalition of 42 grassroots organizations aiming to curtail development of wind farms in the central Canadian province of Ontario.  He is also running for municipal public office.

Governments around the world are actively seeking private development of renewable energy projects by offering generous feed-in tariffs that often see developers paid many times the market rate for the power they produce.

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      "John Laforet is president of Wind Concerns Ontario, an alliance of 42 citizen groups seeking to curtail development of wind farms. He is also running for municipal office. The views expressed are his own."
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