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Goleta energy firm seeking efficiency over capacity

When it comes to developing wind energy, there’s too much emphasis on capacity and not enough attention to efficiency, said Gene Kelley, founder of W2 Energy Development Corp. And that’s where he has a bone to pick with T. Boone Pickens. Pickens, the Texas billionaire who made his fortune in oil and natural gas, is pushing a plan that would install wind turbine power along a “wind corridor” stretching from Texas through the Midwest toward Canada. His pitch is that wind energy could replace 22 percent of electrical generation in the U.S. , freeing up natural gas for transportation. For the full story visit www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/aug/26/the-wind-beneath-their-wings-quotwe-want-to-get/

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