This article, which looks back at recent Maine energy legislative activity, entitled "Who benefits from this year’s changes in Maine energy laws?", makes no mention of ex-Governor John Baldacci's connection to this activity.Nor is the heinous LD 1513 mentioned by name. This is the same type of reporting that has allowed scores of wind articles to unfailingly regurgitate the wind industry's false claims, e.g., "such and such wind project will power 20,000 homes".
WHY DOES THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA CONTINUALLY FAIL US? We need to know the who, what, when, where, why and how on this.
Just to recap on Baldacci:
- In December 2015, ex-Governor John Baldacci, architect of the wind power virus in Maine, became Vice Chairman of Avangrid, Iberdrola's wind power division. This is the second largest wind company in the U.S. Not a single word on this has been reported by the media. See 8K dated 12/18/15 at http://www.avangrid.com/InvestorRelations/secfilings.html
- For a very long time, transmission/distribution companies such as Iberdrola have been forbidden from owning wind projects or other generation. This is why Iberdrola, the 2nd largest wind generation company in America presently owns no wind projects in Maine. The failed attempt this year to pass LD 1513 was special interest legislation which would allow such companies to get into the wind business by setting up an "affiliate" for the sole purpose of avoiding such a conflict. In the case of Iberdrola, the affiliate, is called "Avangrid", our former "wind governor" John Baldacci's new company. So not only does Iberdrola have sock puppet private concierge service in the legislature which executes whatever requests Iberdrola makes of them, but they also rent ex-Governor John Baldacci, now "Handmaiden Baldacci".
- The Chairman of Avangrid and Iberdrola is the same person (Ignacio Galan) yet they claimed the two companies wouldn't know anything about each other when defending their BS "firewall" between the two companies!!!!!
- Baldacci declared LD 1513 (before it had a name) a priority back in 2009 while governor after meeting with Iberdrola in Spain.