Wind Farms Remain ‘Highly Efficient’ For 25 Years says a new study, reports Sophie Yeo at Responding To Climate Change. This means their ‘shelf life’ is longer than previously thought, which makes them a good choice for investors. Furthermore, wind power can fill in the gap when demand surges, as wind did recently during a Texas cold snap. Now compare wind farms with US fracking wells: nearly 30% of US oil now comes from expensive fracking wells whose production declines 60-70% within their first year, reports Asjylyn Loder at Bloomberg Businessweek. Which would you rather invest in?
Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.
For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/index.php?author=mary-ellen-harte
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