Exposed: Mass Audubon’s financial interest in Cape Wind…
Added by Barbara Durkin on August 31, 2010 at 10:02pm —
I have learned that the websitge of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has quarterly information on quantity and prices of energy sold to the grid. All power producers are required to report quarterly peak and off-peak power sold and the price. When the data appears on the computer screen there is no URL in sight, but maybe you can find it via Google at FERC.
I just did, and I learned that First Wind's Stetson ( Evergreen… Continue
Added by Harrison Roper on August 30, 2010 at 4:43pm —
It occurred to a friend that a conniving ski company could allow a wind developer to use ski trails to winch components up slope instead of building new roads. Has that been happening? Here's Wind Power and Ski Resorts
By: Alexandra Kotelon,firstname.lastname@example.org, Energy Law 2009 Chicago/Kent College of Law Mostly a general review of the official line on windpower…
Added by Ron Huber on August 29, 2010 at 10:51am —
Not exactly a sternly worded letter - at first.
But then it gets better and better.
COASTAL MOUNTAINS LAND… Continue
Added by Ron Huber on August 29, 2010 at 12:20am —
Added by Ron Huber on August 26, 2010 at 9:04am —
We just hit the 100 day mark of the second year of the UMPI turbine and for these 100 days, only 8.89% of nameplate capacity has been achieved.
That's pretty far from the 100% nameplate figures and related stats that the wind industry constantly touts.
Since this is the only official state-sanctioned in-the-field active data providing experiment with a technology that could destroy much of Maine's core essence, perhaps it is time to investigate all electrical… Continue
Added by Long Islander on August 22, 2010 at 4:30pm —
The DeepCwind consortium has had its wind measuring buoy up off
Monhegan since August 11th. Photo taken before installation.… Continue
Added by Ron Huber on August 22, 2010 at 3:21am —
Governor Baldacci's Radio Address: The Power to Do the Right Thing
August 21, 2010… Continue
Added by Long Islander on August 21, 2010 at 11:00am —
Gee, why is it that the three turbines in Maine that don't hide their electricity production data, are all having major problems - Saco's, Kittery's and UMPI's?
De-greening: Saco to put wind turbine out to bid
|The windmill in Saco,…
Added by Long Islander on August 18, 2010 at 3:21pm —
On August 17th the Camden Selectboard listened to a precautionary report by Concerned Citizens against a Windfarm on Ragged Mountain, then, following discussion and questions by citizens at the… Continue
Added by Ron Huber on August 18, 2010 at 4:00am —
Here are two handy documents, each is in pdf and WORD format.
The District Locator is a guide to House… Continue
Added by Long Islander on August 15, 2010 at 9:43pm —
Industrial Wind Power Meeting:
Friends of Maine’s Mountains and the The River Valley Alliance are holding a public meeting on the noise and economic effects of industrial wind projects sited on the mountains of Maine. Rob Rand of Brunswick, an Acoustical Engineer, will present his recordings and the results of his noise studies on two industrial wind developments in Maine. J. Dwight of Wilton, an Investment Advisor, will present his finding on the economic consequences of industrial wind… Continue
Added by Dan McKay on August 14, 2010 at 10:31pm —
Open access to paperless records
Maine’s Freedom of Access Act is based on the principle that government best serves the public when it operates in the most open manner possible. Without open meetings and access to public records citizens won’t know what their government is up to — and… Continue
Added by Long Islander on August 13, 2010 at 9:39pm —
Listen to a 38 minute podcast of the August 12, 2010 meeting
of the town of Camden energy committee to discuss the proposal they will ask the Camden Selectboard to implement: a Ragged Mountain Wind Workgroup.… Continue
Added by Ron Huber on August 13, 2010 at 2:30pm —
This is from last year but it's reposted here for the new members in the group who perhaps may not have seen it.…
Added by Whetstone_Willy on August 12, 2010 at 7:30pm —
From the Bangor Daily News
8/11/10 08:19 pm
By Monique Aniel
Special to the…
Added by Long Islander on August 12, 2010 at 7:00pm —
Friends of Maine’s Mountains and the River Valley Alliance is holding a public meeting on the noise and
economic effects of industrial wind projects sited on the mountains of Maine. Rob Rand of Brunswick,
an Acoustical Engineer, will present the results of his noise studies on two industrial wind developments
in Maine. J. Dwight of Wilton, an Investment Advisor, will present his finding on the economic consequences
of industrial wind on electrical costs for Maine’s… Continue
Added by Dan McKay on August 12, 2010 at 4:38pm —
First Wind bigwig Kurt Adams saw no conflict in his UMS Board Seat Hearing before the Education Committee
- Adams was questioned about any potential conflict that might happen if he is confirmed to the board of trustees while continuing as an executive of First Wind. The University of Maine is involved in building a pilot wind power project off the Maine coast.
- Adams said he does not see a conflict because First Wind is “a… Continue
Added by Long Islander on August 12, 2010 at 11:30am —
From: LURC <LURC@maine.gov>
Subject: LURC - Champlain Wind rulemaking petition to add lands in Kossuth Twp to the wind power
expedited permitting area
Date: Monday, August 9, 2010, 10:22 AM…
Added by alice mckay barnett on August 11, 2010 at 12:41pm —
Part two of a three-part series
Task force had mandate to promote wind power, not study it…
Added by Long Islander on August 10, 2010 at 5:30pm —