The CEO of Sun Edison, our friends with dubious dollars, and even more dubious credibility, say losing the PTC will not hurt them at all. HAH!
Maine is #1 in CO2 reduction over the last decade and a half, and we have almost no production from wind. It just looks like a lot. The billions that have been spent on towers, turbines and grid updates have little or no effect on the CO2 level, even though measuring the CO2 level is something that is dubious at best. Wind can hardly take credit for this noteworthy award.…Continue
The Boston Globe is touting all the wind energy they can get from wind farms in Northern Maine to replace the huge amount of energy they are going to lose from Pilgrim Nuke. The only problem is the out of date grid. Here is a proposition - Southern New Englanders pay for those upgrades to OUR grid because we don't need those upgrades. Better yet, have them pay for hydro projects that will produce meaningful energy and travel on existing grid lines. Why should we be stuck for the bills of…Continue
We can only hope that the PTC fails to pass and slows down this fantasy train.…Continue
Congress still has the PTC up in the air between the House and Senate for this year. It is still not to late to mount a letter writing campaign to our Senators and Congressmen and let them know the truth about wind. It might also help to get some editorials and Letters to the Editor in the local press. We have to let these people know the truth.…Continue
These scam artists are so vile that they not only steal from the taxpayers as a whole, but from individual investors, old people and their retirement accounts. How is it that they can make such a losing proposition sound like such a bed of roses.…Continue
A PPH Editorial tries to make the FMM/SunEdison deal sound like a plus for both and a good compromise. It is like putting lipstick on a pig! I really think Sun Ed got the best of the deal and made FMM look like they had to buckle. I only hope it may slow things down a bit. Of course the biggest brakes that could be applied would be an end to the tax subsidies.…Continue
New transmission line upgrades that are projected to cost $175 million over five years in Northern Maine will increase transmission rates 75% In The Bangor Hydro district. Isn't it about time we put and end to this nonsense before every business in Maine leaves? Write to the PUC and tell them NO!!!!…Continue
Added by Eskutassis on October 12, 2015 at 1:31pm — No Comments
An editorial in the Ellsworth American is spreading the word. I hope it gets some activity.
With all the talk about how wind is lowering the price of energy, which we all know is an outright lie, this article explains them. Most of us have heard them before, but this comes from the other side of the pond where they are beginning to wake up to reality.…Continue
Added by Eskutassis on October 10, 2015 at 8:11am — No Comments
Ready for a blood boil? The corruption and influence of special interests in 2013 (very recent) control the things that get done in Maine. This is proof that our legislators are looking out for themselves and their pocketbooks, not ours. They are ruining Maine, the economy, jobs, the environment, energy and businesses for their own enrichment. This has got to stop, I don't know how, but it has to stop.…Continue
This would be a big step toward making it impossible for wind companies to erect and operate turbines in the future. Let's see if it can get passed. Lankford is from Oklahoma where there is already Wind installed.…Continue
The PUC is working hard to get gas lines increased and updated so we can lower our energy costs. Watch below.
Added by Eskutassis on October 3, 2015 at 1:17pm — No Comments
"Will Maine legislators ever wise up to the fact that our feel-good state energy policy is draining hundreds of millions of dollars from Maine’s economy and billions from the New England economy? As giant turbines continue to proliferate on more and more of our mountains and smiling wind developers pocket vast amounts of taxpayer and ratepayer money that should have been invested instead in more dependable forms of clean energy, one has to wonder."…Continue
Added by Eskutassis on October 3, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Here is a list of the MET Towers in Maine, but it is one year out of date. It is from Chris O'Neil.