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No Place In Texas For Pickens Wind Farm

T. Boone Pickens, legendary oil man gone environmentalist, made an announcement concerning his upcoming wind farm in the Dallas Morning News. During an interview the man worth $3 billion informed the reporter that his wind farm did not have place in Texas.  Yes, the third biggest state, Texas.

No Place In Texas For Pickens Wind Farm

In all honesty, there is much more to this no.  The wind farm, expected to contain hundreds of turbines, was originally planned to be in the Texas Pan Handle.   No spot excited in the Pan Handle that was not only suitable but in the general vicinity of transmission lines.  No such spot could be found.  Therefore, the plan is on hold for the foreseeable future.

But T. Boone Pickens is not giving up yet.  He is currently shopping around in other mid-west states and other parts of Texas for an appropriate venue. Hopefully, this and the falling price of natural gas does not stop this project.