Photo Gallery: The Trouble with Wind
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Photo Gallery: The Trouble with Wind

Gone With the Wind Weak Returns Cripple German Renewables

Investments in renewable energy were supposed to be a sure thing, with wind park operators promising annual returns of up to 20 percent. More often than not, however, such pledges have been illusory -- and many investors have lost their principal to boot.
Translated from the German by Charles Hawley