Apparently T. Boone Pickens wants to solve our energy dependence issues…? and he thinks Wind is a good way to do it.? At right is an image of the wind potential of the world, including the “wind corridor” of the midwest.

Go to for more details of his plan.? Of course Pickens is a private investor and has put his own money into building wind farms, but the whole effort seems remniscient of Al Gore’s global warming campaign…? perhaps Pickens is thinking about his legacy as well as profits?

If you believe wind is a growth industry (which it will be if Pickens is right), you should know about a new ETF with the ticker FAN.? It’s only been trading for two weeks, but plans to track the growth in wind power by investing in ~50 companies active in wind.