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Friday, December 31, 2004

Follow the Energy

The old advice "follow the money" has given way to the new phrase "follow the energy".

At Bouphonia, Philalethes has some words of wisdom on the growth of wind farms. I suppose we should never take for granted that wind farm investments would be solely the result of capitalism and risk taking ventures.

The bottom line is that interested parties need to watch whether the wind industry achieves early monopoly status through power-broker government connections.

And because the harnessing of wind energy requires prime real estate we need to also "follow the land".

Watch your back (yard space)!

2 Comments:

Professor Blogger Serenity Now said...

It's all a plot to kill bats:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A39941-2004Dec31.html

11:10 AM  
Professor Blogger WHT said...

I remember a short story we read in high school. It was about a returning war veteran (cut to the end), who climbs out of the helicopter, sees his child, raises the child above his head and ...

9:58 PM  

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