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Texas Wind Energy…
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PERU — The Planning Board will review results of the wind tower survey and discuss how to…
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Statistics don’t lie. Here’s the final tally after public comment on First Wind’s proposed development for the Downeast Lakes region of Maine: 34 supporting (9.1 percent), 337 against (90.1 percent) and 3 neutral (0.8 percent).
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Here is the latest:
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The FERC quarterly power output sales summaries for the 2nd quarter of 2011 were recently posted:
Stetson I (Evergreen Wind Power V LLC) produced and sold- 51,000 MWH
Stetson II (Stetson Wind II LLC) " - 20,000 MWH
Evergreen Wind LLC (Mars Hill) " -40,000 MWH
Maybe someone with more time and smarts will calculate the capacity factor for each. Mars Hill usually has a…Continue
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will be at the University
of Maine on Thursday, Aug. 18 from approximately 1:45-3:15 p.m.
Salazar, a former Democratic U.S. Senator from Colorado who has been a member of the Obama cabinet since January, 2009, will be in Maine for a series of meetings arranged by Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine). At
UMaine, he will tour the Advanced Structures and Composites Center to learn more about the UMaine-led DeepCWind Consortium and its work…
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A reliable source reports that Kibby produced 32.91% its installed capacity in the first quarter of 2011 and 20.46 % of installed capacity in the second quarter of 2011. Winter is usually the best quarter for wind power.
FERC quarterly summaries are not yet available for 2nd quarter of 2011.
UMPI continues to repeat the promise that its website will be working "next week". No information is available on the website except the local wind speed, which is calm now.
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The Wind-Energy Myth
Hot? Don’t count on wind energy to cool you down. That’s the lesson emerging from the…
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AUGUSTA — Further opposition to smart meters grew early this week when 19 CMP ratepayers filed a formal complaint against Central Maine Power (CMP) and the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC). While the 23-page complaint touches on many negative aspects of the meters, it focuses most on…Continue
The wind farm will consist of 22 turbines situated on a ridgeline formed by Record Hill in Byron and Flathead Mountain and Partridge Peak, both in Roxbury to the south. It is expected to generate 130 million kilowatt hours of electricity, roughly equal to the amount of all residential electrical consumption in Oxford County, according to the Natural Resources Council of Maine website.
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