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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Wind Warriors will remember the circus that was Eolian Renewables.
Eolian was a zero-experience fly by night barnstorming rent seeking outfit, led by ringleader and chief snake oil salesman Jack Kenworthy.
The tenacious towns of Orland and Frankfort finally sent the would-be wind developer scurrying away, but it took several divisive…Continue
Posted on January 4, 2022 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments
They affirmatively tell Massachusetts that they'd rather have a power line as big as NECEC, PLUS a thousand 50-story wind turbines in "pristine Maine Wilderness" that only work 2 days out of 7.
Sorry to use such a harsh term as "idiots" but that's the only word that fits. …Continue
Posted on November 23, 2021 at 7:48pm — 2 Comments
And this one is a double-wammy!
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Wind developers are high-fiving today. An RFP was issued this morning by the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for a legislature-mandated transmission corridor that seeks to bridge the gap between Aroostook and the New England grid. While this is momentous, it’s not merely another transmission corridor case. This 12 month RFP…Continue
Posted on November 16, 2021 at 2:49pm — 9 Comments
While offshore wind has been working (part time) for many years, Maine continues to overthink how to make it work.
Readers Digest version: erect your turbines and wait for the wind to…Continue
Posted on October 1, 2021 at 6:41pm — 9 Comments