Putting wind energy into perspective

Friday, May 30, 2008 | 5:00 p.m. CDT; updated 4:03 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

We ran an interesting and informative story from The Associated Press last week about backwash from the cluster of wind turbines near King City. It was a meaningful dispatch on developments at the first wind farm in Missouri, made all the more relevant by the city of Columbia’s purchase of electricity from the complex for its renewable energy portfolio.