Water, water, everywhere…

Timlynn Babitsky | Side Benefits,Wind Innovations | Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Think “wind power” — and electricity, generators, light bulbs, and air conditioners all pop into mind. But the city of Seminole has a pilot project in the works that will use wind power to desalinate groundwater to make drinkable water. How will they do that you ask? (more…)

“Marketing the Wind” a case study

Timlynn Babitsky | Benefits & Support,Case studies | Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Montana is the fifth windiest state in the country, yet even in 2002 there was state-wide resistance for exploring the economic potential of wind. Developing Cascade County’s nine megawatt wind park was a huge challenge! Through the strategies and tactics of a smart, visionary local leader, and her first-of-its-kind marketing effort, both outside wind developers and local constituents found a Win-Win Sweet Spot. This is an excellent case to see what works and why. (more…)

Corn stalks, silos, and ….turbines?

Timlynn Babitsky | Benefits & Support,Stepping up | Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
The political caucuses brought Iowa to the attention of the election-focused media. But did you know that this traditional Middle America landscape has become the poster child for green agendas? “Iowa now ranks third in the nation in wind energy production,” says Governor Chet Culver. “When combined with our leadership in ethanol and biodiesel production, Iowa is the nation’s undisputed renewable energy leader…” (more…)

Blowin’ in the Wind

Timlynn Babitsky | Side Benefits | Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Rural America is definitely reaping the benefits of wind power. Lowering energy bills through net metering of power generated by a single turbine or leasing your land for a wind farm of turbines are just two of the most often touted benefits….but there is a whole lot more going on here. (more…)

Unloved and Disapproved

Timlynn Babitsky | Benefits & Support,Wind Videos | Sunday, February 10th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
If you have not yet seen EPURON’s “Power of the Wind” TV spot yet. Sit back and get wowed! A Golden Lion award winner at the International Advertising Festival in Cannes, the “Power of Wind” ad is recognized as one of the most successful TV ads from Germany. Take a minute to watch the video and see one of the most clever wind ads in a long time – it will definitely make you smile. (more…)

Wind – cash crop harvest

Timlynn Babitsky | Benefits & Support,Cash Crop for Farmers,Issues: Strategies & Tactics | Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Wind energy is clean, sustainable, renewable, efficient, low-cost. We must capture this Wealth From The Wind for farmers and rural America. Wind energy works for the benefit of the American economy…Speaking on behalf of the American Corn Growers Foundation (ACGF), (more…)

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