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Pickens scraps plan to build $12B wind farm

By / July 25, 2009

T. Boone Pickens scrapped plans to build a $12 billion wind farm in the Texas Panhandle, even though he already spent $2 billion ordering 687 giant wind turbines, and $60 million promoting the plan. The problem? The transmission lines can’t carry that much electricity. That’s one of the dirty little secrets about wind power. It’s…

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