Thursday, July 28, 2011

Here I thought wind power was cheap

Isn’t wind power great? The wind blows all the time in Montana so if we just followed the environmentalist dream we would all turn away from that dirty coal and also from land damaging drilling activities and be all renewable like wind power. We would save the earth and eventually all enjoy cheap cheap sources of power. How are we coming with this plan you might ask?

Well a Montana –Dakota Utilities 6% rate increase was just laid on 25,000 electric power users to repay increased costs of power from – you guessed it - Wind Power. Shows what government mandates will do for you and me the consumer. Government mandating Going Green ultimately means less green in our wallets. I can hardly wait to see what happens when the enviro-nuts finally get all of our coal and nuclear plants shut down.

Read the article at the Billings Gazette and thanks to Aaron Flint at Northern Broadcasting for sharing this sad news with us.

1 comment:

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