Hopefully other areas will come under this beginning with Katahdin.
January 24, 2018
WHEREAS, Tourism is a major industry in the State of Maine, attracting over 35 million visitors in 2016 who spent nearly $6 billion; and
WHEREAS, the scenic vistas and pristine waters of Western Maine, our coast and coastal islands, and our significant avian migratory pathways (the…Continue
BOSTON — Massachusetts has given preliminary approval to Eversource’s Northern Pass proposal to deliver hydropower to the state from Quebec.......State officials said the next step will be to negotiate a final contract with Northern Pass before the project is given final approval by utility regulators.…Continue
Wind power has been growing rapidly in Maine, but that will likely halt with the governor's new executive order. It not only puts a moratorium on wind power development, it creates a commission to review past and future wind projects in the state.…Continue
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When I first tried to listen to this, nothing happened. Then I clicked on a grayish icon in the upper left and it asked me to "Allow Flash". Then it worked.…Continue
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Northern Pass is a 192-mile transmission line project that will bring 1,090 megawatts (MW) of clean, affordable energy from Hydro-Québec’s world-class hydroelectric plants in Canada to New Hampshire and to the rest of New England.
To bring this energy to the region, the project will build a…Continue
MACleanEnergy has chosen Northern Pass as the sole winner in the MACleanEnergy RFP. Maine will be spared.
Mass Gov. Baker's…
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Europe’s energy policies are worse than stupid. At the…Continue
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Massachusetts is now poised to destroy what makes Maine such an attractive destination
Maine people are preparing for battle, as historic decisions are being made this month in Boston. The Massachusetts Clean Energy RFP, a competitive solicitation for renewable power, has attracted proposals to develop industrial-scale wind energy that could more than triple the installed wind projects now in Maine.......
Now, having witnessed wind’s colossal…Continue
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Europe's Bogus Clean Energy Claims
Very often when we make comments to news articles, we are attacked by environmental whackos that constantly tell us we are falling behind the rest of the world, especially Europe, in developing renewables. Well Europe is not in great shape either, and they have a very dirty little secret they have been hiding regarding "renewables". They are depending on…Continue
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In a full-page ad in the Boston Globe on Sunday, the Conservation Law Foundation told Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker that the proposed Northern Pass project should be disqualified from the Mass. Clean Energy RFP aimed at reducing carbon emissions because it lied in its bid.
The open letter to Baker said the proposed 192-mile high-voltage transmission line that would cut through New Hampshire from Pittsburg to Deerfield is unacceptable for its environmental impacts alone.