Tuesday, February 2, 2010

It's so cold in Minnesota that the anti-Global Warming wind turbines won't work

In order to keep the planet from, well, doing that thing I'm not going to write about any more, we in the U.S. have put up a lot of wind turbines. Many of these have been taxpayer subsidized in some way.

But ABC news is reporting the following:
Wind turbines placed in cities across Minnesota to generate power aren't working because of the cold temperatures.
The Minnesota Municipal Power Association bought 11 turbines for $300,000 each from a company in Palm Springs, Calif.
Special hydraulic fluid designed for colder temperatures was used in the turbines, but it's not working, so neither are the turbines.
There is a plan to heat the fluid, but officials must find a contractor to do the work.

But if they find a way to heat the fluid, doesn't that also heat the..... Awwww...never mind.

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