Cianbro, with it's hand in the till, yaks about how great industrial wind power is for Maine

There have been amazing public comments submitted to the PUC in opposition to the idea of an Austrian wind company being allowed into the Maine Community Based Renewable Energy Program. Keep 'em coming!! And now, in the opposite corner, we have Parker Hadlock, General Manager of Wind Energy Services for Cianbro. Cianbro is the contractor. If you want to see how the industry frames the travesty that is industrial wind in Maine, take a look. I'll try to include the file here, or you can look it up on the PUC website under docket # 2011-00154. It's item 34 at:   https://mpuc-cms.maine.gov/CQM.Public.WebUI/Common/CaseMaster.aspx?...;

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Comment by Long Islander on April 13, 2016 at 3:04pm

To weigh in on the Pisgah Mountain wind project:

2. Put the following docket # in the Case Number as follows and click on "Go". 2011-00154

To VIEW past comments:

1. Go to:https://mpuc-cms.maine.gov/CQM.Public.WebUI/ExternalHome.aspx

2. Put the following docket # in the Case Lookup: 2011-00154 and "Click to View Case"

3. Click on Public Comments

Hannah Pingree on the Maine expedited wind law

Hannah Pingree - Director of Maine's Office of Innovation and the Future

"Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine."

https://pinetreewatch.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/

 

Maine as Third World Country:

CMP Transmission Rate Skyrockets 19.6% Due to Wind Power

 

Click here to read how the Maine ratepayer has been sold down the river by the Angus King cabal.

Maine Center For Public Interest Reporting – Three Part Series: A CRITICAL LOOK AT MAINE’S WIND ACT

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(excerpts) From Part 1 – On Maine’s Wind Law “Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine if the law’s goals were met." . – Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, August 2010 https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/From Part 2 – On Wind and Oil Yet using wind energy doesn’t lower dependence on imported foreign oil. That’s because the majority of imported oil in Maine is used for heating and transportation. And switching our dependence from foreign oil to Maine-produced electricity isn’t likely to happen very soon, says Bartlett. “Right now, people can’t switch to electric cars and heating – if they did, we’d be in trouble.” So was one of the fundamental premises of the task force false, or at least misleading?" https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-swept-task-force-set-the-rules/From Part 3 – On Wind-Required New Transmission Lines Finally, the building of enormous, high-voltage transmission lines that the regional electricity system operator says are required to move substantial amounts of wind power to markets south of Maine was never even discussed by the task force – an omission that Mills said will come to haunt the state.“If you try to put 2,500 or 3,000 megawatts in northern or eastern Maine – oh, my god, try to build the transmission!” said Mills. “It’s not just the towers, it’s the lines – that’s when I begin to think that the goal is a little farfetched.” https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/flaws-in-bill-like-skating-with-dull-skates/

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