Image via Wikipedia There may be a place for wind-generated power in our limping, too-late transition from coal to perhaps something else. But I don’t see it coming in the form of the massive bladed towers (it CAN be done but it should NOT be done, engineers) and it most certainly does not belong on Appalachian forest ridges. Why? Serving Suggestion for Today: Read all of Chris Bolgiano’s letter to President Obama. You’ll enjoy her pleasant irony and sarcasm and puns even as you’ll …

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There’s got to be a better way to generate wind energy than erecting these behemoth towers that lift the massive blades up above ground turbulence. Here’s a sequence of shots in the assembly and employment of the GTK1100 crane erecting a 2KW wind assembly on very level ground. Just getting the pieces of the crane to the site takes 4 or 5 massive heavy-haul trailers, and then the components of the windmill would be brought in–over the same new roads cut through the forest …

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