ROBERT BRYCE | 01/28/2014
But several key energy words were missing in action. There was not a single mention of biofuels. Not a word about wind energy. And nothing about electric vehicles.
Recall that it was during his State of the Union …Continue
"The biggest corporate welfare in the country is subsidies to windmills" - Governor LePage
UMaine Offshore Wind Developers Envision a Wind-Driven Economy
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The letter can be downloaded here:
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Meanwhile, Republican Gov. Paul LePage was also urging lawmakers to take action on the energy front this year.
LePage again took aim at Maine’s wind energy industry, saying the growing production of wind power in the Pine Tree State was doing little to lower ratepayer costs, noting energy prices increased significantly in 2013.
January 21, 2014
Jessamine Logan, DEP Director of Communications at (207) 287-5842, email@example.com
-The annual awards program from the DEP honors entities whose voluntary innovation has resulted in measurable environmental and economic benefits
AUGUSTA – The…Continue
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Good article from Forbes. See link.
Funny how the wind industry claims overwhelming public support for wind (using rigged polling) yet 90%+ of the time wind is put to the people of Maine, (e.g., wind ordinance votes), it is rejected.
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The leading answers to the OPEN-ENDED question as to our top problem: Government
Dissatisfaction with government/Congress/politicians; Poor leadership/Corruption/Abuse of power
The environment/pollution garnered a mere 1%. Energy/lack of energy sources garnered a mere "statistically insignificant".
See the full results and methodology…Continue
PLEASE IF YOU CAN AT I PM LISTEN TO THE EUT COMMITTEE WORK SESSION. LEGISLATORS WILL DISCUSS LD 616, 1147, 1323, 1434 - ALL BILLS DEALING WITH RESTORATION OF THE RIGHT OF SELF DETERMINATION IN THE UNORGANIZED TERRITORIES AS WELL AS A PROPOSAL FOR EXTENSION OF WIND SITING DISTANCE FROM THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL FOR SCENIC CONSIDERATION , THE PRESERVATION OF MAINE SCENIC CHARACTER AND NOISE PROTECTION .
THE HEARINGS ON THOSE BILLS OCCURED LAST MONDAY AND IT …Continue
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There you go again.
The article references the German experience. Here's some more on that:
Economic impacts from the promotion of renewable energies:The German experience
The above heading is from a reader comment that says it all.
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All this new concern ignores a main cause.
Crony capitalism is an expression that’s used a great deal these days, so let’s be clear what it means. Crony capitalism is not criminal activity or outright corruption — though it verges on, and often enters, these spheres. Crony…Continue
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“Global warming, climate change, all these things are just a dream come true for politicians. The opportunities for taxation, for policies, for control, for crony capitalism are just immense, you can see their eyes bulge,” he says.
“Even many of the people who…