Added by Eric A. Tuttle on August 31, 2016 at 3:24pm — No Comments
".....But the massive Hoover Dam, which has a nameplate capacity of 2,000 megawatts, has a capacity factor of only 25 percent. That’s because the flow of a river, like wind, fluctuates over time. So a 50 percent capacity factor for offshore wind energy is actually pretty decent".…Continue
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Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the author of the original wind energy tax credit in 1992, said a hypothetical President Trump wouldn’t be able to get rid of wind power in the U.S. as long as he’s alive. The GOP nominee has railed for years that wind farms are “ugly,” “obsolete” and “terrible for the…Continue
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The UN, that irrelevant body of nations that has not gotten anything right since the 60's, is at it again. With all the turmoil going on in the world, mostly based on religious extremes, they have been promoting the idea that it is all based on CLIMATE CHANGE. They have taken on the role as leader in flim flamming the world population that we here in the US are going to have to pay for everyone else's problems, and our Executive…Continue
Our corrupt gubment' continues to get more and more committed to the asinine theory that ethanol is better for the environment than gasoline, though we all know it increases the pollution factor of motor vehicle emissions. The EPA has not put forth required reports and this shows that real science will not support their lies. They are actually telling us they won't have good data until 2024 . . . eight years from now! Amazing!
This is another phony agency that has to be deleted…Continue
“Hybrids are getting a free ride on our roads,” LePage…Continue
If building wind projects on the Maine woods' skyline is the crime, then building the required new transmission amounts to forcing the people to pay for the getaway car.
Read the article at: …Continue
CONCORD, N.H. — On Aug. 17, the Massachusetts supreme court vacated a rulingby the state’s Department of Public Utilities that would have permitted electric utilities to charge ratepayers for pipeline capacity – and then sell the gas to generators. This could be the swan song for the last major natural gas pipeline expansion project on the table for New England.......................
Marc Brown is executive director of the New England Ratepayers Association in Concord,…Continue
The CEO was the chief of staff of the governor of Rhode Island.
Initial financing for the $300 million project came from the D. E. Shaw Group, a big investment firm based in Manhattan.
D. E. Shaw’s head of United States private equity investment, Bryan Martin, had invested huge sums…Continue
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