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This was just received late Monday evening via Face Book Messenger from anti-wind activist Norman Milliard of Greenwood regarding the vote to adopt a restrictive wind ordinance for the Western Mountains Region town. Calpine was planning a massive project on 3 mountain peaks to the south of Mt. Abram Ski Resort.
"Vote tally: 206 YES. 41 NO. Very loud celebration after the tally was announced. We await their next move."
Posted on August 6, 2018 at 11:20pm — 7 Comments
For more than a year, citizens in the western Maine town of Greenwood, home to scenic ponds and Mt. Abram Ski Resort, have worked on a serious revamping of their local wind ordinance. Calpine wants to install 13 wind turbines at 590 ft in height along three mountain ridges that extend to the south of Mt. Abram.
There will be a Special Town Meeting on Monday, August 6, 2018 at the American Legion Hall in Locke Mills, the major village in the Town of Greenwood. This will be an up or…Continue
Posted on July 29, 2018 at 11:30pm
Here we go again, as usual! We are in the midst of a heat wave, with the highest demands of the year on the New England grid. We need to dispatch more power as demand soars far beyond base load. To what source do we turn? Gas fired plants--maxed out. Crank up the oil fired Wyman plant on Cousin's Island, fouling Maine air with the largest single point of air pollution in the state--GRRR!!! Prices soar as ISO-New England searches the spot market!
But what about wind power? Not a single…
Posted on July 5, 2018 at 1:37pm — 7 Comments
A great article about the politics of energy based on the reaction of wind & solar advocates whining about the proposal to ensure that the USA keep enough of its base load generating fleet to keep the lights on. Written by Stephen Moore, who was involved in writing the administration's tax bill.
Excerpt: "But the idea that renewables are “cheap” is a lie, and those on the Left know it. Let’s be clear about an economic reality that environmentalists have spent four decades trying…Continue
Posted on June 20, 2018 at 12:11am — 1 Comment