wind power texas

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Jeorge, Nov 26, 2008.

  1. Jeorge

    Jeorge Monkey++

    U.S. crude futures at new records above $115 a barrel means a bright future for renewable sources like wind and solar.
    Pickens' wind farm is part of his wider vision for replacing natural gas with wind and solar for power generation, and using the natural gas instead to power vehicles.To picture Pickens' energy strategy, imagine a compass.
    Pickens and his company Mesa Power plan to produce 4,000 megawatts of electricity via the vast wind farms. Mesa is expected to complete a contract for 2,700 wind turbines by May 2008. This investment is anticipated to produce the first 1,000 megawatts of electricity.
    Legendary Texas oil man T. Boone Pickens has gone green with a plan to spend $10 billion to build the world's biggest wind farm. But he's not doing it out of generosity - he expects to turn a buck.
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