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Oklahoma to Build World’s Second Largest Wind Farm as France + UK Pledge to Ban Fossil Fuel Vehicles

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If we’re going to effectively deal with climate change while maintaining economic prosperity, then it’s absolutely essential to rapidly transition fossil fuel based energy to non-carbon emitting energy. And some of the best options for doing so presently involve leveraging economies of scale with three widely available technologies — wind, solar, and low cost storage and EV batteries.

Oklahoma Wind Capacity to Rise Above 30 Percent of Electrical Generation

Over the past week, serious advances continue to be made on these fronts. In the Oklahoma panhandle, Invenergy has partnered with GE Renewable Energy to build a 2 GW onshore wind farm. Once finished, the farm (named Wind Catcher) will be the largest U.S. wind farm and the second largest such farm in the world. The farm itself will be composed of 800 massive 2.5 megawatt wind turbines. This is GE’s largest wind turbine model and its size will help to…

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July 27, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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  1. Hooray for Oklahoma, whose legislators seem to be on the cutting edge of our attempts to survive as a species on planet Earth. Fossil fuels and nukes are DEAD as energy sources if we hope to occupy this beautiful globe beyond the next generation. We have got to stop being conned by self-serving, ignorant psychopaths desperate to control our lives, with no understanding of consequences. Given the inertia of our present path to destruction of our life support systems, it may already be too late!

    Comment by Don Richardson, M.D. | July 28, 2017 | Reply


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