T. Boone’s Turnaround on Wind Energy

by Drew Thornley

Back in the fall of 2008, I wrote a study on Texas wind energy that T. Boone Pickens’ team was not too happy about. My crime? Presenting the facts about the shortcomings of the industry.

Well, after his failed foray into wind, T. Boone is boomeranging back to oil and gas. This morning, on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, he said that “the jobs are in the oil and gas industry in the United States.” About wind energy, he lets viewers know “I lost my a– in the (wind) business.”