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... does not actually require including direct spending on Wind Turbines within the stimulus bill ... what the US Wind Industry needs, as the diary argues, is the ability to plan on a long term expansion path ... the constant on-off really hammers a skills and capital intensive industry.

A start on the needed Electricity Super-highway is in the Stimulus bill ... to get the most bang for the buck, we need to follow it up with either an effective strong Minimum Portfolio Standard or a feed-in tariff.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Wed Jan 21st, 2009 at 08:31:56 PM EST
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