Energy's future not wind
Wind power does not represent progress, it's a step backwards.
To editorially support a wind farm off Block Island, costing millions of taxpayer and ratepayer dollars in government subsidies and increased rates for electrical users for an unreliable, inefficient and ugly encumbrance on a natural treasure is ill informed and does no service to your readers or the people of Connecticut.
October 7, 2012
by Fred Sullivan
in The Day
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 electrical power generation and distribution business I have to conclude that either The Day Editorial Board knows absolutely nothing about electrical power generation or has redefined "progress" to mean taking us back to where we were in the 1800s... [continue via Web link]