and article on same subject in…Continue
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By Tux Turkel …Continue
Some people say that wind power is good for the world and the global warming.
This photo shows the condition of the air over mainland China on 21 October, 2013.
Incidentally, China has the most installed wind power of any nation on earth, with total capacity at the end of 2012 in MegaWatts of…Continue
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AS WE HAVE SAID SINCE THE INCEPTION OF OUR GROUP , INDUSTRIAL WIND POWER REQUIRES COSTLY NEW TRANSMISSION LINES TO BRING ELECTRONS FROM ISOLATED WIND FARMS INTO THE GRID.
THOSE NEW LINES RAISE THE COST OF ELECTRICITY FOR ALL N-E RATEPAYERS !
WE APPRECIATE MARK BROWN ARTICLE AS IT CONNECTS THE CONCERNS OF TWO GROUPS OF INDIVIDUALS :RATEPAYERS AND WIND POWERS OPPONENTS ; WE ARE ON THE SAME PAGE : THE WRONG ECONOMICS OF WIND POWER…Continue
Don't let them in Maine.
"One of the early investments reported by Matt Taibbi in his July 2009 Rolling Stone Magazine article –– The Great American Bubble Machine, warning that Goldman Sachs is "helping…Continue
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BEING REPUBLISHED TODAY, 10/27/13, in light of known comments not making it to the Maine Sunday Telegram article on wind in Aroostook County.…Continue
The BBC reports that one turbine is down so far and the bulk of the storm hasn't hit yet.
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There have been several times when comments I have made have been "reviewed" and rejected. I have taken them back and revised them slightly and then they have been posted. I use Disquis instead of Facebook. Last week I was replying to a particularly smarmy lib who takes delight in being belittling and nasty. He has been on for a long time and has always been the same. "Yessah!" I think you know who I mean. I contacted the BDN about it…Continue
THE LITTERING OF NORTHERN MAINE IS ON ITS WAY ,,,, ITS PASTORAL CHARM ,QUIETUDE ,PRISTINE NIGHT SKY ARE BEING NEEDLESSLY SACRIFICED FOR THE RICHES OF A TINY HANDFUL AS THE CITIZENRY HAS BEEN SOLD A BILL OF GOODS .
JOHN BALDACCI AND BEFORE HIM ANGUS KING BROKE MAINE'S FISCAL COFFERS AND NOW WITH THEIR GRAND DESIGN OF LEGISLATION WHICH MANDATES WIND TURBINES , ACCOMPLISHED BY THE CREATION OF LD 2283 IN 2008 ...THEY ARE DESTROYING THE VERY …Continue
The Japanese are building Floating Wind Farms to put in deeper waters....
"What sets the project apart from other offshore wind farms around the world, consortium officials say, is that its turbines, and even the substation and electrical transformer equipment, float on giant platforms anchored to the seabed. That technology greatly expands potential locations for offshore wind farms, which have been fixed into the seabed, limiting their location to shallow…Continue
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The average person (ratepayer = taxpayer = voter) in New England has nary a clue about the farce being approved by their so called representatives so the special interests can get fat and fatter. Time for a New England wide movement against the con.
Koch Brother Wages 12-Year Fight Over Wind Farm
From the ever desperate pushers of this wind project:
“Their beach is eroding, houses are falling into the sea,…Continue
We know that it is odd to have to petition the leadership of a Wildlife Sanctuary not to erect a bat and bird killing wind turbine, but these are indeed strange times.
Please sign the online petition even if you have previously signed another petition opposing Mass Audubon Society's (MAS) proposed wind turbine proposal for Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary (WBWS).
It will take you only a minute or two and will really help.
PLEASE WIDELY DISTRIBUTE…Continue
Spot on Mr. Lutz.
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The National Grid has signed a proposal to purchase electricity from First Wind, from the Bowers Mountain project…Continue
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