Started Mar 20, 2012
Started this discussion. Last reply by alice mckay barnett Apr 12, 2012.
I was curious who might have first uttered that tired phrase. Try it. The results are hilarious (see them below). Pretty much every state and country that has an outdoors has gratuitously been called…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Art Brigades Feb 21, 2010.
Attached at the very bottom of my post is a PDF. It is a sales brochure used by a Boston PR Firm which infiltrates ourtowns long before we get "wind" of a development proposal. In it they tell the…Continue
Started Jan 23, 2010
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Posted on October 17, 2018 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments
While the CMP/HQ 1200 MW HVDC line is seeking approvals at the Maine DEP and PUC, it is also seeking approval of a power purchase…Continue
Posted on August 21, 2018 at 10:30am — 3 Comments
After last month's public hearing, the original LD 1810, introduced by Governor Paul LePage thanks to Representative Joel Stetkis, was drastically overhauled in committee. Unfortunately, the House didn't even debate the minority report; they just voted to kill the bill outright.
This minority report of the committee simply would have given the DEP a little bit more opportunity to request a Visual Impact Assessment (VIA) when a wind project is proposed close to a Scenic Resource of…Continue
Posted on April 3, 2018 at 10:00pm — 9 Comments
Lots of talk lately about High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission systems. New Hampshire's Northern Pass or CMP's New England Clean Energy Connect might be built soon, providing 1000+ MW of clean dispatchable Canadian hydropower to the New England grid. Such a project -- or perhaps two or three of them -- could greatly slow the wind bandwagon.
This link provides a good primer on HVDC: …Continue
Posted on March 13, 2018 at 11:30am — 4 Comments