23 May '11, 5pm

Financial Tools and Tourism: Some Ideas for U.S. Wind: The hottest dish coming from the first day of Windpower...

Financial Tools and Tourism: Some Ideas for U.S. Wind: The hottest dish coming from the first day of Windpower...

The hottest dish coming from the first day of Windpower 2011 , the wind industry’s biggest conclave convened Sunday at the Anaheim Convention Center just down the street from the happiest place on earth, was that Mickey Mouse wants to build a 2.5 megawatt GE turbine in Tomorrowland but Goofy is leading a protest against it because it might spoil his view of the Matterhorn. Goofy is half right. One of the keys to a successful wind project is putting it in the right place. That was what the wind industry learned when the poorly sited Altamont Pass project, one of the first three utility-scale wind farms, all built in California in the early 1980s, ran into a series of devastating complaints including that it spoiled the view and was a travesty to avian migration. But what went wrong in Altamont Pass was rectified and improved on in the San Gorgonio Pass and in the Tehachapi ...

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