April 30, 2018
Google Caithness Windfarm Information Forum’s “windfarm accident reports” and “wind turbine fires” for data on turbine fires. The forum’s entries are derived from world media accounts because no government records turbine fires. Lack of official data enables wind power advocates to claim fires are rare. The forum reports …Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 30, 2018 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments
Fairfield solar project wins Maine DEP approval
The Fairfield project is the largest planned solar array in Maine to receive DEP certification.
The company building multiple massive solar arrays throughout the state has received environmental approval for its project in Fairfield.
NextEra Energy Resources won approval April 11 from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to move forward with…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 30, 2018 at 10:00am — 2 Comments
NextEra Energy CEO Jim Robo said the economics for offshore wind projects are bad for customers during an earnings call Monday. He said the company has not ventured into those projects because of the expensive costs and lengthy timeline, concluding that ultimately it is "terrible energy policy."…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 29, 2018 at 3:54pm — 1 Comment
Again, the newspaper shills for wind development, ignoring common sense and the people of Maine.
The Maine Public Utilities Commission usually sets prices for electricity, natural gas, telecommunications and water systems. It’s not every day that it also regulates the state’s credibility.
But that’s what will be happening when the PUC reconsiders a power purchase agreement it signed in 2013 with Maine Aqua Ventus, a public-private partnership involving the…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 29, 2018 at 7:30am — 1 Comment
1/16/18, Maine First Media Staff Report,
The Colosseum on the Kennebec is still buzzing following an Energy Committee hearing late last week.
The controversy surrounds, one piece of unconstitutional legislation, a committee chair on a power trip and a GOP Gubernatorial Candidate missing in action.
The bill in question is LD 1686, the $100-Million Solar…Continue
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"... wind parks gets cast into doubt after a wind turbine comes apart after just 8 years of operation. North Sea wind turbines may prove to be inadequately…Continue
Added by John F. Hussey on April 27, 2018 at 6:19pm — No Comments
The people of Iowa who live in the rural areas, are losing our property rights with the intrusion of hundreds of wind turbines owned by Mid American Energy. Mid American Energy is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway. Owned by the famous Warren Buffet
The suit by the people in Palo Alto County, Iowa have filed several suits to stop the turbines from getting built.
Now the Iowa Supreme Court is going to hear one of the suits, that addresses the rubber stamp approval by the Iowa…Continue
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by Robert Bryce…Continue
Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on April 27, 2018 at 8:55am — 5 Comments
"...Electricity produced by onshore wind costs twice as much as conventional gas-fired electricity generation; offshore wind three times as much. The only reason the wind industry is viable is because of the massive subsidies it receives. Subsidies raised silently from your energy bill...
Added by John F. Hussey on April 26, 2018 at 7:34am — 1 Comment
Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on April 25, 2018 at 2:11pm — 1 Comment
In listing Baldacci's supposed accomplishments, David Farmer somehow omits Baldacci's expedited wind law which is one of the most transformative pieces of land use legislation ever enacted in the state's history.
Added by Long Islander on April 25, 2018 at 1:50pm — 1 Comment
He said if a landowner chooses to have an industrial wind turbine on their property, and “you start to encounter any type of . . . health problems, due noise or vibration or suddenly your well goes bad, because of pile driving or so on, the non-disclosure agreement says to people, you can't complain to anybody other than you take it back to the wind turbine company.”
He said the non-disclosure agreements are done intentionally to prevent residents from talking to third-parties about…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 25, 2018 at 10:44am — 1 Comment
I had no idea...would you look at this!!!
Added by John F. Hussey on April 24, 2018 at 10:16pm — 1 Comment
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By Charles Battig -- April 24, 2018
“Thousands of years of climate adaptation by untold numbers of biological species is now viewed by climate alarmists as an obsolete process, as they assume that the global climate environment has reached its ultimate optimum state of ‘now’.”
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But Councilor April Humphrey sees no issue with her brother working in a ReVision Energy warehouse.
Progress on a town solar energy proposal was delayed last week because of a potential conflict of interest.During Town Council discussion April 12 about establishing a Renewable Energy and Sustainability Task Force to be charged with several duties – including a group…Continue
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Some of the more important articles in this issue are:
Why some rural communities are fighting back against wind development
Wind turbines delivering next to nothing to grid despite hysteria
Environmental activists ignore energy security realities
America’s Next Energy Crisis
Short video: Overcoming Bias in Energy Conversations
The World Bank’s anti-energy policy betrays its core development mission
Added by Long Islander on April 23, 2018 at 10:04am — No Comments
Will a transmission line run through the wilds of Maine?
By David Abel, Globe Staff
April 23, 2018
Where are the articles in the Boston press talking about the destruction of Maine's natural world by wind power? Why do the so called Maine environmental groups embrace wind power, ignoring the damage it is bringing to Maine?…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 23, 2018 at 9:15am — 6 Comments
Want the real case of collusion with Russia that affects Americans' pocketbooks?
or, Why breaking through with the Truth in Maine's Press concerning wind is always thwarted.
Check Those 990's people!
Even the New York Times carried a headline last year that read: "Russian Money Suspected Behind Fracking Protests." Foreign Policy has, as well, written about "Russia's Quiet War…Continue
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