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"Two wind turbines towering above the Cape Cod community of Falmouth, Mass., were intended to produce green energy and savings -- but they've created angst and division, and may now be removed at a high cost as neighbors complain of noise and illness... 'It gets to be jet-engine loud,' ... "…Continue
Added by Ellin Beltz on February 26, 2013 at 10:54pm — No Comments
What about the wind turbine eagle kills? Where's that story?
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The UMPI turbine is working again (according to its website) after about 2.5 days of non-reporting. During that time it generated about 800 kWh of power. At 6:00 pm 2/15 it is in the middle of a snow squall, according to the live webcam.
Harry Roper Houlton/Danforth
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Added by Monique Aniel Thurston on February 15, 2013 at 8:55am — No Comments
Facts about wind turbines' actual power production are difficult to find, but University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) is the exception.
Accompanied by much publicity, in May 2009 UMPI purchased and erected a 600 kW Bergey turbine rignt on the campus. It came on line in July 2009 with promises to make information available to the public through a website, using a new "first of its kind" reporting program. The program took…Continue
Added by Long Islander on February 9, 2013 at 9:23am — No Comments
Friends of natural Maine breezes
It is always helpful to check in on the Maine legislature's Energy and Utilities Committee and Environment and Natural Resources Committee, to see if they are discussing windpower related bills. It is easy to do this.
Go to these two committee…Continue
Maine experienced years of controversy about long-term energy contracts at high prices before the state's electricity system was revamped and a "competitive" market for the sale of electricity was created in the late 1990s.…
The chart below shows how useless is all the scarring of Maine and torment to Mainers resulting from the force feeding by government mandate of wind industrialization so that a small handful of insiders can rob us blind.
So much for wind making an appreciable contribution. So much for the so called environmental groups' claims that wind will get us off oil. Note that oil is already less than 1% of…Continue
By Patrick Woodcock
The vision from the LePage administration to lower energy costs is not only critical for businesses, it is central to hardworking Maine…Continue
Added by Long Islander on February 3, 2013 at 12:38am — No Comments
LIKE "FISH AND GAME " IN MAINE WERE TOLD WHAT TO DO BY THE BALDACCI ADMINISTRATION HORRENDOUS " EXPEDITED WIND LAW" ,THE FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE IS BEING TOLD WHAT TO DO BY THE CURRENT ADMINISTRATION .
IT IS A SHAME !…Continue
FOLLOWING IS THE THOROUGH SUMMARY ON THE STATUS OF THE BOWERS WIND PROJECT PROPOSAL BY FIRST WIND WRITTEN BY GARY CAMPBELL PRESIDENT OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE DOWNEAST LAKES WATERSHED.
Added by Monique Aniel Thurston on February 2, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Following is the Executive Summary Energy Plan unveiled yesterday by Energize Vermont, which has been leading the fight against ridge top wind projects. It shows how Vermont can achieve the legislated goal of 90% renewable energy use by 2050 without destroying the landscape, and citizen's well being, with industrial wind turbines. The complete plan is…Continue
Added by Steve Thurston on February 1, 2013 at 12:37pm — No Comments