“Ivanpah is a bird sink — and an cautionary tale unfolding on public lands,” said Garry George, renewable energy project director for Audubon California. “It continues to operate as though there’s an endless supply of birds to burn.”
“It is not inconceivable to me that we could reduce golden eagle populations by a great deal, if not wipe them out.”
Abengoa, which has gotten $2.7 billion in federal subsidies, filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection after already filing for bankruptcy in Spain.
Texas ratepayers have paid an enormous sum to expand the transmission system to support the (state’s green energy) mandate.