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Multi-National Wind Developer Seeks Wisconsin Landowner Commitments without Public Information Meetings

Very few residents of Iowa and Lafayette Counties in Wisconsin are aware that a Canadian-owned, multinational corporation, Pattern LLC,1 has salespeople on the ground courting landowners to exchange a few hundred dollars for signed agreements so that Pattern can build about 86, ~650 foot high2 Wind Turbines. Unless landowners slow down and make an effort […]

Understanding Wind System Proposal in Iowa and Lafayette Counties

Wind developers are making their way through large parts of Iowa and Lafayette counties persuading landowners to sign lease easements for large industrial wind turbines (WTs). What Pattern Energies is proposing is to site a 300 MW WT project of approximately 86 WTs. While Patterns’ sales associates have a talent for making land owners believe […]

Getting Serious About CO2 -Part I

Section I: Have I Got a Deal for You! Question: What business would make a similar investment seven times and not stop to check its performance? Answer: One that is guaranteed 10.2% return no matter what the performance is. Collectively, the electric customers or ratepayers of Wisconsin utilities function as one, big investment business. We […]