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2011-07-01 13:46:00

DALLAS, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mesa Power Group said today it is pleased with a decision by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to grant a certificate of need and site permit for the Goodhue Wind Project. The decision paves the way for the development, construction and operation of a 78 megawatt wind farm in Goodhue County, Minnesota. "This is an important milestone for our Minnesota project," said T. Boone Pickens, who founded Mesa Power Group to help lead the development of...

2011-03-01 12:57:00

Media Mogul and Texas Billionaire Turn to Renewable Sources to Roll Back U.S. Oil Dependence, April 19 WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ted Turner, CEO of Turner Enterprises, will face off with T. Boone Pickens, CEO of BP Capital Management, at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon, April 19. Mr. Turner will discuss renewable and alternative energy, his most recent solar projects in New Mexico and Atlanta, climate change, and nuclear disarmament. Mr. Pickens will...

2010-04-21 09:00:00

DALLAS, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota state regulators have given the necessary approvals to allow development of a 78-megawatt Minnesota wind project near Goodhue, MN, that backers say will help the state meet its renewable energy goals and further economic development efforts locally. Development of the project is being spearheaded by the American Wind Alliance (AWA), a joint venture founded by Mesa Power Group LLC with the support of General Electric. Mesa Power Group was started...

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2009-07-08 10:35:00

Billionaire U.S. oilman T. Boone Pickens says he is putting aside plans to build the world's biggest wind turbine farm in the Texas Panhandle. Jay Rosser, a spokesman for Pickens's BP Capital Management, said the ambitious, $10 billion effort has been shelved for the time being because of a tight credit market and because electric utilities are opting to build natural gas-fired generators at a time of low gas prices, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Boone still remains committed and...

2008-09-12 09:00:00

By Jasen Lee Deseret News Billionaire T. Boone Pickens brought is traveling energy road show to the Salt Palace Convention Center on Thursday, and hundreds of Utahns came to hear what he had to say. The oil tycoon and mega-successful hedge-fund manager promoted his strategies for alternative fuel development. The Pickens Plan urges Americans to break their reliance on foreign oil by using clean alternatives, including natural gas, wind, solar and nuclear power. Pickens likened the fight to...

2008-09-11 09:00:40

By Jasen Lee Deseret News Billionaire businessman T. Boone Pickens, who made much of his fortune in oil, plans to visit Utah today to tout his strategies for alternative energy development. Pickens, founder of the hedge fund BP Capital Management, is conducting a town hall meeting at 5 p.m. at the Salt Palace Convention Center to promote his Pickens Plan, which encourages the use of alternatives to oil, including natural gas, wind and solar power. The event is the ninth town-hall meeting...

2008-08-19 03:00:37

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi recently called congressional Republicans who want up-or-down drilling votes "hand maidens of the oil companies." Let's call Pelosi what she is: House girl of the Big Wind boondogglers. Though she seemingly backtracked on labeling drilling a "hoax" this week, Pelosi refuses to consider GOP energy proposals that don't include massive government subsidies for so-called eco- alternatives that have never panned out. \ Which brings us to Madame Speaker's 2007...

2008-08-18 06:00:35

Armed with windfarm research provided by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas), representatives from the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) and the Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust (LECET) met with representatives from leading windfarm constructor White Construction Incorporated (Clinton, Indiana) to explore the possibility of working together. The union representatives showed White Construction data on more than 200 windfarm projects in the...

2008-07-25 15:01:01

By James Werrell T. Boone Pickens was a big name in Texas when I lived there more than 20 years ago. That name now may become familiar nationwide. Pickens, the quintessential Texas oilman, has embarked on a $58 million ad campaign to promote wind power as an alternative to the commodity that made him rich. This barrage of TV ads coincides with rising anger and panic over $4 gasoline, so Americans may be receptive to Pickens' message. My wife and I went to Pickens' home in Amarillo...


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