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Letter: The downfall of wind energy

Published 05/18/2011, West Central Tribune

The May 9 story about wind energy clearly identifies its Achilles heel. Someone has to buy back the electricity when it isn’t needed, i.e. about three o’clock in the morning. It is not speculation. The facts are supplied by an owner of an operating wind tower. His neighbors have to buy the electricity he doesn’t need, when they don’t need it.

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