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Biden Administration Plans To Build Wind Farms To Power 10 Million Homes
dailycaller.com ^ | 1/12/2022 | THOMAS CATENACCI

Posted on 01/14/2022 4:55:07 AM PST by rktman

The Biden administration laid out an ambitious plan Wednesday for government-funded wind farms along the east coast, which it said would sustain millions of Americans’ energy needs.

Multiple federal agencies are planning to collaborate on the project, which will be completed by 2030, Interior Department Secretary Deb Haaland said during a renewable energy conference in Boston on Wednesday. Overall, at least 30 gigawatts will be produced by offshore wind farms by decade’s end.

“The Interior Department is laying out an ambitious roadmap as we advance the Administration’s plans to confront climate change, create good-paying jobs, and accelerate the nation’s transition to a cleaner energy future,” Haaland stated.

“Together, we will meet our clean energy goals while addressing the needs of other ocean users and potentially impacted communities,” she continued. “We have big goals to achieve a clean energy economy and Interior is meeting the moment.”

The farms would produce enough energy, Haaland added, to support more than 10 million homes by 2030, the Associated Press reported.

The U.S. wind sector currently has a total capacity of 118 gigawatts, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Roughly 3% of the nation’s total energy is produced by wind farms, additional government data showed.

“We are working to facilitate a pipeline of projects that will establish confidence for the offshore wind industry,” Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Amanda Lefton said in a statement.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


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Guess I missed the memo about the BOEM. So, a mere 30 million acres to supply 10 million homes. And in order to supply the approx 115 million homes in the counry................ Reliability factor? When a Katrina or Camille or some, for now un-named, cat 5 meanders through...................
1 posted on 01/14/2022 4:55:07 AM PST by rktman
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ROTFL. If you shut down the power plants, where in the hell are the remaining 320 million AMERICANs and 35 million illegal aliens going to get their electricity? Hmmmmm?


2 posted on 01/14/2022 4:57:59 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (You can vote your way into socialism but you have to shoot your way out of it.)
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To: rktman

Put the first farms adjacent to Biden’s Delaware houses.


3 posted on 01/14/2022 4:58:17 AM PST by twister881
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To: rktman
I think that the entire south coast of Cape Cod should be lined with huge windmills and that the islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard should be surrounded by them.

Same goes for the waters off of Malibu and Fairfield County,Connecticut.

4 posted on 01/14/2022 4:59:42 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Covid Is All About Mail In Balloting)
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Good point.


5 posted on 01/14/2022 4:59:45 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (You can vote your way into socialism but you have to shoot your way out of it.)
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To: rktman

10% to Biden?


6 posted on 01/14/2022 5:00:01 AM PST by ryderann
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To: twister881

See Post #4


7 posted on 01/14/2022 5:00:16 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Covid Is All About Mail In Balloting)
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To: rktman

I see a Big Bird meme. He smashes into a windmill as millions of children watch….


8 posted on 01/14/2022 5:01:10 AM PST by Ymani Cricket ( "Pressure Makes Diamonds" ~General Patton)
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Biden says he plans this. They do nothing.

500 million people waiting for test kits. Now there are 500 million more

They don’t see Hunter, his art gallery laundry, ex wife, baby mama, crack head video, bag man status, perpetual grieving for his lost mother, perpetual neglect from his lying father and associate that with the u s and what that horrible me father of his is doing to us

Hunter’s gotta be saying once in a while, ‘welcome to my world’


9 posted on 01/14/2022 5:02:46 AM PST by stanne
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To: rktman

Say goodbye to millions of bird and bats....


10 posted on 01/14/2022 5:04:11 AM PST by sevinufnine
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Buried in the article is this little nugget of truth:

However, some research has indicated that wind is unreliable, both because it relies on taxpayer funding and doesn’t produce a consistent amount of energy. Because of its inconsistency, wind may also lead to greenhouse gas emissions since it requires backup fossil fuel-powered energy sources.

“Wind is not consistent and cannot be relied upon to generate the electricity demanded by U.S. consumers,” a report on wind energy published by the Utah State University Institute of Political Economy stated.”


11 posted on 01/14/2022 5:06:20 AM PST by V_TWIN (America...so great even the people that hate it refuse to leave)
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Biden is a parasite.


12 posted on 01/14/2022 5:07:23 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (Socialism should more accurately be called Sociopathism)
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To: Ymani Cricket
Slice and dice a million migrating Canadian geese
per week - free pate' for all!
13 posted on 01/14/2022 5:10:22 AM PST by GaltAdonis (As a nation of freemen we must live through all time or die by suicide. Abe Lincoln)
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However, some research has indicated that wind is unreliable, both because it relies on taxpayer funding and doesn’t produce a consistent amount of energy.

Took a multi-million dollar study to get “experts” to figure out the wind doesn’t always blow.


14 posted on 01/14/2022 5:12:20 AM PST by Flick Lives
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Nary a PEEP from environmentalists about the outright DESTRUCTION OF SCENIC BEAUTY attributable to wind turbines.

AND nary a PEEP from PETA regarding the MASSIVE numbers of BIRDS slaughtered by wind turbines. Along the coast, this would result in large numbers of DEAD sea birds such as Pelicans, Seagulls, Terns, and MIGRATING FLOCKS of ducks, geese, cranes, etc..

Paging Ansel Adams.. HE WOULD NOT APPROVE!

15 posted on 01/14/2022 5:12:40 AM PST by CivilWarBrewing (Get off my b"ack for my usage of CAPS, especially you snowflake males! MAN UP!)
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Wind Turbine Blades Can’t Be Recycled, So They’re Piling Up in Landfills


16 posted on 01/14/2022 5:12:59 AM PST by \/\/ayne (I regret that I have but one subscription cancellation notice to give to my local newspaper)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
"where in the hell are the remaining 320 million AMERICANs and 35 million illegal aliens going to get their electricity"

Think green, they are going to shiver in the dark, except I suspect the illegal aliens will be 1st to get power.

17 posted on 01/14/2022 5:13:06 AM PST by HangThemHigh (Entropy is not what it used to be.)
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To build these wind turbines is pointless if they don’t have transmission lines to move the power.

Almost all of the sites convenient to transmission lines have already been developed for wind or solar power.

You don’t just walk in and put up transmission lines.

The utility worked for tried for decades to put in a new transmission line that was only going to be 50 miles long.

The NIMBY fight went on for years through courts and regulators.

Finally, the company gave up.

If you can’t get the power to where it can be used your fields of wind weeds are useless.

18 posted on 01/14/2022 5:13:40 AM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit)
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To: rktman

FJB, FHUH


19 posted on 01/14/2022 5:14:09 AM PST by lgjhn23 (Pray for America....)
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Epic Fail....

If I did the conversion right, that's 30 1000mw Nuclear Powerplants. That's 1 1000mw units / 30 states, or if you build 2 on a given site, that's 15 states w/ 2. That's way more Jobs and no Sea-Shore-eye sore and I don't care how far off shore they put them...

20 posted on 01/14/2022 5:19:13 AM PST by taildragger ("Do you hear the people Singing? Singing the Songs of Angry Men!")
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