Ontario Farmer Reports on CanWEA Conference

Vacuum Cleaner Salesman

Sleazy Salesman

ONTARIO FARMER
Glenn Powell   Sept 29, 2009

Excerpt: To Prince Edward County councillor Monica Alyea, the wind energy developers have a lot to learn when it comes to public relations.  She attacked the industry for using slick, promotional gimmicks.

“You move through the community like the vacuum cleaner salesmen of years ago,” she stated.   In an effort to get leases signed as quickly as possible, “you offer green new riches, and dazzle the property owners with beads, trinkets and funding for local causes.” Continue reading

Read the Fine Print on Wind Leases

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Yes, I am for green, but not like some who seem to be green with envy or totally saturated with the green on green theme. So much so that they are ready to compromise with any salesman, including the government.

Just remember, “you can’t win an argument with an ignorant man.”

On the wind turbine issue, I found it necessary to write an easy to read “fine print” on the negative aspects of turbines. Continue reading