Wind Inspiration

Timlynn Babitsky | Turbines are Ugly!,Wind Music | Thursday, January 31st, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Turbines are ugly. They will totally spoil my view of ______ (insert your favorite location).” This argument is one of the hardest ones for me to digest. The kinetic elegance of a tall turbine moving to the rhythm of the air blowing by is incredibly beautiful. In fact, it’s inspirational. (more…)

Recycle nightmare

Timlynn Babitsky | Spaceship Earth | Thursday, January 31st, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Stop and think for a minute. How many old computers, monitors, cell phones, printers, etc., have you already owned in your life? Where are they now? To deal with the 600 million to 800 million personal computers sitting in back closets, basements and self-storage units in the US, each wrapping substantial amounts of toxic metals, two innovative companies have come up with a solution to a growing recycle nightmare. (more…)

It’s not windy enough here

Timlynn Babitsky | Why here?,Wind Power Basics | Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
“Why do you want to put a turbine there? We don’t have good wind,” is often the very first sign of potential disagreement with your wind project. To answer these potential resistors you need to take this question seriously even if you live in one of the top five windiest states in the nation. Why? (more…)

Wind power options

Timlynn Babitsky | Wind Power Basics | Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Whether you are a small wind fan (pun intended), or a large commercial¬†scale wind farm¬†enthusiast, if you have not yet decided on the kind of project you or your group want to support. Your first stop is here.¬† (more…)

This Wind is Mine

Timlynn Babitsky | Wind Power Basics | Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
If you are sure that a wind project is in your future expect to do a great deal of homework. You must quickly become an ‘expert’ on everything related to your project. Unless you are already a wind expert, what do you need to know? (more…)

Wind – cash crop harvest

Timlynn Babitsky | Benefits & Support,Cash Crop for Farmers,Issues: Strategies & Tactics | Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Wind energy is clean, sustainable, renewable, efficient, low-cost. We must capture this Wealth From The Wind for farmers and rural America. Wind energy works for the benefit of the American economy…Speaking on behalf of the American Corn Growers Foundation (ACGF), (more…)

Not In My Back Yard

Timlynn Babitsky | Issues: Strategies & Tactics,NIMBY | Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY), Not Off My Back Porch (NOMBP) and Anywhere But Here (ABH) make good t-shirt logos and fun sound bites in the media. They also provide excellent road maps for wind project supporters. How do you change resistance to support? (more…)