G-Biz September 12, 2008

Zillionaire investing billions in wind’s hurricane-force potential

Zillionaire T. Boone Pickens has big ideas on how wind turbines can reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign oil, and he is backing those ideas with a massive investment in wind farms. The 4,000 megawatt wind farm he is building in northern Texas will eventually produce enough power for 1.3 million homes. When completed, that power will be shipped over transmission lines operated by the Electric Reliability Counc

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