Gongol.com Archives: May 2011
Brian Gongol

May 7, 2011

Iowa Iowa loves wind power, but will we tolerate what it takes to sell it?
Iowa is situated in a great location for capturing a great deal of wind and turning it into electricity, but the free market dictates that sometimes it's better to sell that electricity far away from Iowa than to sell it close to home. The state's economy would benefit from selling electricity for higher prices elsewhere, but in order to get the power to those higher-price markets, someone will have to build a lot of transmission lines and those might not be very pretty.

News Scotland may have just put independence on a fast track
A political party that wants independence from the UK just roared into a majority in local elections there