Federal environmental approval needed in 4-6 weeks
VINEYARD WIND says its offshore wind farm could be in jeopardy if the federal government fails to approve its environmental impact statement over the next six weeks.
In a carefully worded statement issued early Thursday morning, the company appeared to be prodding federal officials at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to move quickly to approve the environmental impact statement. The statement represents a shift for…Continue
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment
Beware any coming electrical blackouts as they'll surely be used as pretext for an attempt to have taxpayers fund a revamp of the grid.
The wind industry is approaching the end of its federal financial support. The Production Tax Credit (PTC), which was designed to drive investment by providing reductions in…Continue
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment
Developer: We won’t pursue wind farm in waters off Hamptons
.......................... Then there’s New York State, which does not support wind-energy areas off the Hamptons and has registered opposition with BOEM, officials said.
“No one can really tell me who and why [New York…Continue
Posted on July 13, 2019 at 11:00am — 1 Comment
July 12, 2019
The Maine Public Utilities Commission (Commission) unanimously approved a long-term contract for a 72.6 MW wind power project in Hancock County Maine. The project is being developed by Weaver Wind, LLC, a subsidiary of Longroad Development Partners, LLC and is expected to be operational no later than December 2020.
"This 20-year contract should create real ratepayer benefits for Maine" stated Commission Chairman Philip Bartlett. The…Continue
Posted on July 12, 2019 at 8:30pm — 5 Comments