Wind and Coal field trip
Lubbock TX May 27-30, 2015
Saturday May 30, 2015 09:40
July 16, 2015 09:39
American wind power
center and museum and
coal-fired Tolk electricity station near Sudan TX primary
reasons for field trip.
War on coal to be won by wind and large-scale solar generation of
|Sunday July 5, 2015 07:38
tubines are difficult, dangerous, and expensive to maintain as well as
Resale value of wind turbines $0?
site environmental remediation very expensive ... especially removal of wind
turbine base seen in the Museum and Mesalands
|Coy Harris and Mesalands turbine installation videos reveal
ladders attached to the insideof the four
1 What is the temperature inside the tower
as a function of
a outside temperature?
b distance from
2 Has Coy Harris climed to the nacelle in Vestas V47-660kW wind
turbine at the American Wind Power Center?
Harris death-defying windmill ascents videoed in
WIND MACHINES.Harris have strength to climb
3 Harris speculated that the yaw motor broke.
so, then how is the broken motor transported to the ground and a replacement
motor moved from the ground to the nacelle?
| Monday July 6, 2015 14:40
WIND MACHINES viewed with Windows Media Player had no
Experimented with different video on Lenovo N500, g560, g580 and
No sound on all of them.
Tried to fix on g560.
PV Magic Pro employee said he would try to fix for $65.
Daum Potplayer finally downloaded.
POTPlayer. 32 bit version downloaded to g560 Windows 7 laptop running
WIND MACHINES DVD inserted.
files crashed POTPlayer.
TracFone LG L39C Android jelly bean
photos.Clock on VIDEO_TS.
MACHINES a must view because of chapters on wind generation of electricity
Doesn't work well.
Commissioners had previously approved issuing $430
million in IRBs for the Roosevelt Wind Project, which entails 150 wind turbines
on 65,500 acres between Elida and Dora.Revenue from electricity
sales cover bond interest payments? Plus maintenance and decommissioning bond
Installed on Lenovo N500, g580, and Toshiba L505D. No destop icon
on g560 and L505D. Whoops. Icons located.
No malware detected by
|Friday June 5, 2015 14:59
on maintenance and decommissing. Both wind and solar.
|Field trip to
Pete's cafe in Los Lunas Thursday June 4 to inquire
Conversation. [grid-tie inverters
required for system? If so, electronics.]
city hall parking lot.
Solar Stirling energy dish provider Infinia filed
Belen trying to sell system. But
decommisssioning [junking] may
|Wednesday June 3, 2015 09:18
Solar/battery systems preferable to wind/battery
Coy Harris covers history of these systems in
WIND MACHINES Power from the wind.
|Listen Up: Practical Battery Backup Systems.
|Wednesday June 3, 2015 09:04
Making the Most Energy from the Wind.
WIND MACHINES Power from the wind may
have escalated from Hightly recomment to essential reading
for reason of Coy
Harris's documentation of Vestas installation.
Decommissioning requires a reverse process which may require
money money than revenue from sales of electricity.
posting required at time of permitting?
Hacking a museum! Why?
|Tuesday June 2, 2015 08:42
Cotton coop wind turbines 50th and MLK, Lubbock Thursday May
50th east of MLK
Center turbine spinning
on return from Sansung turbine visit.
Friday May 29 Vestas not spinning video.
Permitting rules should a required a notice of
non-producing turbine to be filed. Frozen windmill pipes and wind damages
Museum should be given specified
number of days to get turbine producing.
If this does not happen, then
Wind turbine electric sales revenue sufficient
to cover maintenance [software?] and
G. Removal of Defective or Abandoned Wind Energy
1. Any wind energy system found to be unsafe by the building
official shall be repaired by the owner to meet federal, state and local safety
standards or removed within six (6) months.
2. Any wind energy system for
which electricity is not generated for a continuous period of twelve (12)
months shall be considered abandoned and the owner of the system shall remove
the turbine within ninety (90) days of receipt of notice from the County
instructing the owner to remove the abandoned wind energy system.
Decommissioning plans shall be submitted as part of the application for any
wind energy system that describes the anticipated life of the wind power
project, the estimated decommissioning costs in current dollars and the
anticipated manner in which the wind power project will be decommissioned and
the site restored.
4. Decommissioning shall include removal of wind turbines,
buildings, cabling, electrical components, roads, and any other associated
5. Disturbed earth shall be graded and re-seeded,
unless the landowner requests in writing that the access roads or other land
surface areas not be restored.
6. A performance surety, in a form approved
by the County Attorney, shall be submitted by the applicant prior to the
issuance of a building permit in order to ensure removal of the wind energy
facility when it is no longer to be used for wind generation.
Some ranchers shut down windmills in cold weather.
Santo Domingo damaged Aernotor
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