Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Better than "GE gets grant to install GE solar panels on GE headquarters"

That was the headline for a 2007 post:
The PR flack was quoted as saying:
“It’s a good demonstration project for the technology,” O’Toole said.
Asked why a large, profitable corporation like GE would need financial help from the state, O’Toole said one reason “is to show you have to invest in new technologies. Companies cannot do it alone.”

In other GE news, spokesmen did comment on whether PR spin could be harnessed as an inexhaustible and eternal source of power....
From  the Providence Journal:

Chinese firm to supply 3 wind turbines at Field's Point plant
A Chinese firm will supply three wind turbines that will be installed at the Field's Point Wastewater Treatment Facility on the Providence waterfront.

Xinjiang Goldwind Science and Technology Co. announced Monday that it had secured a deal for the three 1.5-megawatt turbines with Gilbane Building Co., the project contractor....
HT: Legal Insurrection who writes:
Let me see if I have Obama's wind strategy straight:

We borrow money from China to buy wind turbines made in China which will increase domestic electricity rates so that our manufacturers are unable to compete with China.
Pure Genius.  Or as they say in China, 你是傻子.