Sunday, June 16, 2013
Offshore wind turbine farm coming to Outer Banks, N.C. - most likely
I am all for alternative energy. You bet. But I still have not heard of a single coal-fired power plant - anywhere - being shut down because its output was replaced by that from wind farms and solar panels. If anything, all we're doing by erecting the big wind turbine towers is making it easier for sprawl developers to claim that their new fangled housing project is somehow "green." Yes, this is bullshit. Here's an article about wind turbine farms going up in the Atlantic off North Carolina's fabled Outer Banks barrier island.