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Angus King: “Maine is the Saudi Arabia of wind”  

Credit:  Posted by Whetstone_Willy | Citizens' Task Force on Wind Power - Maine | www.windtaskforce.org 1 September 2012 ~~

C’mon Angus, how can you look the people of Maine who trusted you straight in the eye and tell them that they are living in the Saudi Arabia of Wind, when you know that this same line is being told to residents of at least 14 other states?

Come-on lines like this appeal to the greed in people in hopes that they drop their guard and suspend the use of common sense. You see the same thing in those emails from Nigeria that tell you they have found millions owed to you and they will transfer them to your bank account if they can just get your bank account information.

We expect this from such seedy sources, but we expect much better from persons who have taken the oath of office.

The Gulf of Maine is the Saudi Arabia of Wind – Angus “I guess I stole that line” King  http://www.gmri.org/about/eventsItem.asp?ID=96

North Dakota is the Saudi Arabia of wind. This new project is a significant step forward in our effort to harness that power to boost North Dakota’s energy portfolio and help our nation tap into its own resources,” Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) said. [link to M-Power press release, 9/21/07, deleted – NWW]

It has been said that Iowa is the Saudi Arabia of wind energy and by looking at a wind chart of the state one would believe that to be true.http://www.hawkeyerec.com/services/renewable_energy.php

“South Dakota is the Saudi Arabia of wind”. “South Dakota could provide 55% (or some
similar number) of the US electricity demand”. http://files.sdwind.org/2007WindEnergyReport.pdf

“PacifiCorp’s commitment to more wind power is further evidence that Wyoming is the Saudi Arabia of wind energy,” Morley said. http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_0595bfda-3889-5fd3-…

As it turns out, West Texas is the Saudi Arabia of wind power.http://www.houstonpress.com/2001-06-07/news/red-light-green-light/5

Oklahoma is the Saudi Arabia of wind,
anyone who’s been outside can attest to that.”http://www.seic.okstate.edu/owpi/OkWinCharger/WinCharger/Nov_Dec_20…

Sebelius: Kansas ‘Saudi Arabia of wind’ http://www.topix.com/forum/energy/wind-energy/T71V2CVHT4N17OL03

Even then-Gov. Mike Johanns, speaking at the first Nebraska Wind Energy Forum, expressed his support for wind energy, exclaiming that Nebraska is “the Saudi Arabia of wind.”http://www.dailynebraskan.com/opinion/swiercek-bill-would-leave-lin…


Colorado is the Saudi Arabia of Wind
 http://lwvlaplata.org/files/nov-dec07voterpages1-6_reduced.pdf

New Zealand is regarded as the “Saudi Arabia of wind” and is perfect for wind farm energy production…
http://www.odt.co.nz/the-regions/central-otago/15651/nz-saudi-arabi…

The Great Plains, sometimes referred to as the Saudi Arabia of wind energy
http://www.earth-policy.org/index.php?/books/epr/Epr1_ss16

Canada: The Saudi Arabia of Wind
http://blue-fuel-dme-dialogue-info.blogspot.com/2009/02/canada-saud…

Pawlenty says Minnesota is on its way to becoming the “Saudi Arabia of renewable…”
http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2005/05/10_ap_ethanol/

Bill Richardson: “I want [New Mexico] to be the Saudi Arabia of wind, solar, and biomass.”
http://www.grist.org/article/richardson_factsheet/

“We are the Saudi Arabia of wind; (Cape Cod)
http://www.mvgazette.com/news/2007/05/04/wind_turbine_proposal.php

It calls Quebec the Saudi Arabia of wind energy.
http://ksjtracker.mit.edu/2007/07/30/canadian-dailies-wind-power-bo…

Scotland has been estimated to have 25 per cent of all Europe’s wind; it is the “Saudi Arabia of wind”, as Scottish Renewables, the industry association, has described it.
http://us.ft.com/ftgateway/superpage.ft?news_id=fto092020070014594296


‘The United Kingdom is the Saudi Arabia of wind energy,’

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2006/sep/17/energy.business


including a vast stretch of Inner Mongolia that could be the Saudi Arabia of wind power.

http://www.worldwatch.org/node/1641

Source:  Posted by Whetstone_Willy | Citizens' Task Force on Wind Power - Maine | www.windtaskforce.org 1 September 2012

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