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T Boone Pickens Wind Turbines

The Party's Over for Big Wind

Robert Bryce | Posted 10.12.2011 | Green
Robert Bryce

A combination of cheap natural gas, growing resistance to wind turbine installations, and the inability of cash-strapped governments to continue hefty subsidies, is taking the wind out of wind.

Pickens Abandons Plans For Largest Wind Farm

nytimes.com | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

T. Boone Pickens, the legendary oilman, has abandoned his plan to build the world's largest wind farm....

T. Boone Pickens Holds Alternative Energy Meeting

Chicago Sun-Times | Andrew Herrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gasoline prices may be falling -- they could drop below $3 a gallon by the holidays -- but T. Boone Pickens merely shrugs. And not just because Picke...

Picky About the Pickens Plan

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christiana Wyly

"Son, I used to be IN the Oil Lobby! We don't have to worry about them. We the people are more powerful than any lobby any day of the week."

T. Boone Pickens: From Swift Boater To Pluralist

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

In just a few years Pickens has moved from being a totally partisan political animal to a man who is looking for the partial truth in the disparate views of a variety of people.

Oilman T. Boone Pickens: "A Fool With A Plan"

The New York Times | Deborah Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As a Texas oilman and major contributor to the Republican Party, you've just launched yourself, at 80, into green stardom by devising an energy plan t...

T. Boone Pickens Warns $300 Oil Prices. Urges US To Reduce Oil Dependency

Los Angeles Times | Vimal Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The billionaire oilman and onetime corporate raider says the U.S. must wean itself from foreign oil, and he's betting some of his fortune on harnessin...

Al Gore, T. Boone Pickens: Rival Party Role Models

Dallas Morning News | Dave Michaels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

T. Boone Pickens has a new role model: Al Gore. Mr. Pickens, a longtime Republican partisan, and Al Gore, the former Democratic vice president, don't...

Oil Billionaire T. Boone Pickens Orders 667 Wind Turbines

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HARTFORD, Conn. _ Maverick oilman T. Boone Pickens' plan for a mammoth wind farm in the Texas Panhandle is a $2 billion bet that Congress will extend ...