Yes, as we have been saying for some time now-
The dirty green line. Erecting new transmission lines for solar and wind power is a boon to coal-burning utilities and a drain on our wallets. What’s an environmentalist to do? By Katharine Mieszkowski. Salon.com.
It’s good to see more and more folks figuring this out. I still haven’t seen much chatter how centralized “clean energy” is a threat to security and to democracy.
March 23, 2009 at 9:08 PM
Thanks for the link Ralph. That’s one of the better articles I’ve seen on the subject.
We have a great opportunity to develop cheaper, more sustainable solutions to our energy problems. If we allow corporations and politicians to define “green” or “clean energy” the terms will be meaningless.