Yes YOU can….

Timlynn Babitsky | Case studies,Communities of Wind,Issues: Strategies & Tactics,Why here? | Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Eric Chamberlain researched municipal wind energy, evaluated local wind resources, then shook his network connections at Wind Capital Group and John Deere Credit and asked: “Why not wind power for my town?” On Friday, April 18, 2008, Rock Port Missouri became the first city in the U. S. to be 100% wind powered and the entire community turned out to celebrate! (more…)

It’s not easy being small…

Timlynn Babitsky | Benefits & Support,Communities of Wind | Friday, May 2nd, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Nearly 98% of all wind generation is owned by Big Corps – independent power producers and electric utilities. The rest – 2% to 3% – is owned by us little guys – farmers, ranchers, schools, towns, businesses, and colleges. The issues, policies, etc., of these two wind-generation ‘worlds’ are different. You need to understand the differences, and what does/does not apply to your own wind agenda so you can identify the best allies to support you and be prepared to answer your resistors. (more…)