June 2021 Blog Posts (29)

DuckDuckGo now 2nd most popular search engine in the West/Email Protection about to hit beta

DuckDuckGo is one of the privacy-focused alternatives to Google’s massive ad business operation taking place under the guise of a search engine.

Regardless, Google Search has for years if not decades been the most widely used search tool, at least in the western world. Installed and integrated into every Android device and made default even in Google’s rival browsers, the search market is an effective monopoly that’s a very hard nut to crack.

However, DuckDuckGo is now…


Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on June 30, 2021 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Projects Will NOT Help Achieve Maine's Renewable Portfolio Standard Goals.


June 29, 2021

"Projects Will Help Achieve Maine's Renewable Portfolio Standard Goals"


Added by Dan McKay on June 30, 2021 at 10:25am — 1 Comment

Maine PUC awards new round of clean-energy projects


.......Six new solar projects and one existing wind farm were selected Tuesday by the Maine Public Utilities Commission as the best clean-energy choices to supply power for Central Maine Power and Versant Power customers.

.......The one existing project winner, for 50 percent of its 132-megawatt output, was Helix Maine Wind Development LLC. The wind farm is in the Boundary Mountains of Franklin County. (Kibby Mountain)

.......Interest groups that support clean…


Added by Long Islander on June 30, 2021 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Investing - Wall Street “money heist” from naive investors

Wall Street is once again in the midst of a “money heist” from naive investors. This time in the form of “woke activism” called ESG.

ESG refers to the Environmental, Social, and Governance risk theoretically embedded in a business. However, while ESG investing is about taking these risks into account in investment decisions, these are all the things NOT on a company’s balance sheet or earnings statements. Such is the inherent problem.

However, as is also the case, with…


Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on June 28, 2021 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Tom Saviello, "How's This For Ruining Maine "

LD 1710 "An Act To Require Prompt and Effective Use of the Renewable Energy Resources of Northern Maine "  is the biggest, most expensive boondoggle since the passage of the Expedited Wind Law. It forces the ratepayer to fund a major transmission line, perhaps even longer, larger and far more expensive than the NECEC line and, unlike NECEC which is paid for by Southern New England Electric Utilities, this proposed line will be paid for by ratepayers of investor-owned…

Added by Dan McKay on June 27, 2021 at 7:33am — 26 Comments

Green Fraud: Example on how Shasta County corruption handles the scientific truth

From a Staff Report, with no names. The bold print with explanations are mine.   I sent a copy of this to all Supervisors.

Added by Jim Wiegand on June 26, 2021 at 1:11pm — 5 Comments



This article shows how Tracey Adams, et al., set up companies to employ and train THOUSANDS of “reliable” ballot processors, recruited mostly from leftist organization, such as the ACLU, BLM, etc., with help from Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.…


Added by Willem Post on June 26, 2021 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Fraudulent Fountain Wind Project killed in Shasta County with 5-0 vote

This decision may be appealed to Supervisors. So just in case Supervisors decide to sell out the people of Shasta County and our eagles.......Wagons with heavy artillery are being circled.

Here is my statement written for Shasta County .....…


Added by Jim Wiegand on June 24, 2021 at 1:30pm — 12 Comments

Maine offshore wind compromise comes out of committee

Ellsworth American - Ethan Genter - June 23, 2021

AUGUSTA — A compromise has emerged in the state Legislature that would install a permanent ban on wind energy development in state waters and give the fishing industry a seat at the table on any federal projects that want to connect to land through the state’s jurisdiction.

The compromise came from the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology, which had been considering a pair of dueling bills on offshore wind. The first…


Added by Long Islander on June 24, 2021 at 1:00pm — 7 Comments

Power Grid On The Verge Of Failure, Residents Begged To Change Their EV Charging Routines

Matthew Moniot, a researcher with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory said that most drivers who charge at night "will have to change" their routines: "If you look at aggregate load across the grid, it tends to spike in the evening hours whenever people come home." He called it a "tricky problem" that relies on "how much can we move what's currently overnight charging to be during the daytime hours, when generation may be more excessive."

Read the full article at the…


Added by Thinklike A. Mountain on June 23, 2021 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Former environmental consultant omits Maine wind turbine fires in piece on supposed increasing wind speeds

The writer, Marina Schauffler, before becoming a journalist served as a communications consultant to numerous environmental organizations and agencies. In the piece, excepted below, she talks about the threat of wind driven fires, suggesting that wind speeds are getting higher.

From the article:

"Historically, the state’s largest and most destructive fires have been wind-driven, Mints noted: “Here in Maine, wind is our…


Added by Long Islander on June 20, 2021 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Bill to form consumer-owned utility rejected by one vote in Maine Senate


AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Thursday night voted down a bill to form a consumer-owned utility to buy the assets of Central Maine Power and Versant Power, reversing the results of initial Senate action and considerably dimming the bill’s chances of passing the Legislature this session.

The measure passed the Senate a day earlier on a preliminary vote of 19-16, but it failed by a single vote on final enactment, 17-18. There was no debate in the Senate chamber…


Added by Long Islander on June 19, 2021 at 10:59am — 3 Comments

Rural Mainers Finally Count?

Governor Mills has signed a bill that should have been included in the Expedited Wind Act over a decade ago.

An Act To Require Consideration of Climate Impacts by the Public Utilities Commission and To Incorporate Equity Considerations in Decision Making by State Agencies

The new law is intended to balance the power between energy developers and regular citizens who are essentially defenseless.  "Equity" is a popular word these days, but it hasn't…


Added by Art Brigades on June 19, 2021 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Wind Turbines and Birds: Latest from the American Bird Conservancy

How much worse than acknowledged are the bird and bat kills by wind turbines?


By Robert Bradley Jr. -- June 14, 2021

“Which source of mortality kills more or less birds is somewhat irrelevant…. the threat posed by wind turbines grows with each facility constructed in a high-risk area for birds.”

– Joel Merriman, American Bird Conservancy

The “avian mortality problem” has long been an issue for industrial wind turbines, as…


Added by Long Islander on June 17, 2021 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

The California and Texas Greenouts, Renewables Show Again That They are UNRELIABLE for GRID USE .

The California and Texas Greenouts  by (WSJ)

Renewables show again that they aren’t reliable to power the grid.

Electric grid operators in Texas and California are again urging residents to conserve power amid a sweltering heat wave to avoid blackouts. Keeping your thermostat at 78 degrees during the summer may be the green new normal.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas…


Added by arthur qwenk on June 17, 2021 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments




The main purpose of this article is to inform lay people regarding:


1) Some of the sordid details of the Arizona 2020 Election, as revealed by independent audits

2) Some of the many ways corrupt state election officials have been manipulating the results of all elections over the decades, and likely will continue to do so, if not outlawed.

3) Mail-in voting providing all sorts of fraud possibilities…


Added by Willem Post on June 16, 2021 at 5:30am — 8 Comments

Washington County Downeast Wind project under review by LUPC


By Maureen Milliken

Plans for a $235 million wind farm in Washington County, in the works since 2013, are before the Maine Land Use Planning Commission for review, a final step before construction can begin.

The state Department of Environmental Protection passed the Apex Clean Energy project on to the commission for review last month after DEP determined the wind farm is an allowed use under its guidelines. The LUPC is the planning authority for the…


Added by Long Islander on June 15, 2021 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Wind industry accidently killing everything

What an absolute fraud of a story. An industry with voluntary regulations is encouraged to not kill migratory birds. How's that been working out? All Green energy research data is created from contrived…

Added by Jim Wiegand on June 12, 2021 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

Landmark bill passed by House and Senate seeks to sell off Maine’s fossil fuel investments


Maine could become the first state where lawmakers order 'divestment' from fossil fuels, although changes to the bill could slow the process.

Divestment advocates hailed the bill’s passage as a landmark moment that helps put Maine at the forefront (at least among state governments) of an international campaign that they say has solid ethical and financial footing. Youth climate activists, environmental groups and state retirees led the fight for the…


Added by Long Islander on June 12, 2021 at 6:00am — 17 Comments

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Maine as Third World Country:

CMP Transmission Rate Skyrockets 19.6% Due to Wind Power


Click here to read how the Maine ratepayer has been sold down the river by the Angus King cabal.

Maine Center For Public Interest Reporting – Three Part Series: A CRITICAL LOOK AT MAINE’S WIND ACT


(excerpts) From Part 1 – On Maine’s Wind Law “Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine if the law’s goals were met." . – Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, August 2010 https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/From Part 2 – On Wind and Oil Yet using wind energy doesn’t lower dependence on imported foreign oil. That’s because the majority of imported oil in Maine is used for heating and transportation. And switching our dependence from foreign oil to Maine-produced electricity isn’t likely to happen very soon, says Bartlett. “Right now, people can’t switch to electric cars and heating – if they did, we’d be in trouble.” So was one of the fundamental premises of the task force false, or at least misleading?" https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-swept-task-force-set-the-rules/From Part 3 – On Wind-Required New Transmission Lines Finally, the building of enormous, high-voltage transmission lines that the regional electricity system operator says are required to move substantial amounts of wind power to markets south of Maine was never even discussed by the task force – an omission that Mills said will come to haunt the state.“If you try to put 2,500 or 3,000 megawatts in northern or eastern Maine – oh, my god, try to build the transmission!” said Mills. “It’s not just the towers, it’s the lines – that’s when I begin to think that the goal is a little farfetched.” https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/flaws-in-bill-like-skating-with-dull-skates/

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Hannah Pingree on the Maine expedited wind law

Hannah Pingree - Director of Maine's Office of Innovation and the Future

"Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine."


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