According to Gideon's agenda, Mainers will save money on both energy and healthcare costs with more wind and solar. Really?
Sara Gideon: Increasing Clean and…
Added by Long Islander on August 7, 2020 at 5:30pm —
UMaine enlists 2 companies to provide $100 million for offshore wind project
by Charles Eichacker
The University of Maine has enlisted two prominent renewable energy developers to provide $100 million in funding for the school’s offshore wind demonstration project about two miles south of Monhegan Island.
The project, which has been in the works…
Added by Long Islander on August 5, 2020 at 2:00pm —
ANTRIM — The controversy that has long dogged Antrim Wind Energy continues, with a number of people who live near the site raising concerns about the amount of noise produced there.
On Wednesday, the N.H. Site Evaluation Committee held a virtual meeting during which members heard comments from neighbors of the facility. They said the wind farm, a nine-turbine facility that went into service on Dec. 24, 2019, has been a significant…
Added by Long Islander on August 5, 2020 at 1:00pm —
Lamont’s administration brokered new… Continue
Added by Long Islander on August 2, 2020 at 10:51pm —
Credit: By Josh Siegel | Washington Examiner | July 20, 2020 |
Sen. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota is leading a group of nine Republican senators warning fellow Republican Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Finance Committee, not to allow for the extension of wind tax credits set to expire at the end of the year.
The senators, most from major fossil…
Added by Long Islander on July 31, 2020 at 1:11pm —
Added by Long Islander on July 10, 2020 at 1:00pm —
Bay State hydro deal irks those opposed to power line
Bruce Mohl Jul 7, 2020
CORPORATE SURROGATES for Massachusetts have spent close to $17 million so far battling a referendum question in Maine that seeks to block the importation of hydroelectricity from Quebec using a power line running through wilderness areas in the western part of the state.
The referendum battle is in some… Continue
Added by Long Islander on July 7, 2020 at 10:09pm —
Please go to page 46 of the link below to read these and other articles. When you click on the link, it should download as a PDF file.
Wind Energy: Continue
Local Resistance to Wind Power Grows in Europe
Norway to rein in wind power after raging local opposition
Wind Turbines: The Pruitt-Igoes of the Plains
Offshore Wind Could Have Major Adverse Impact on Commercial Fisheries
Astonishing Buildout Needed for “Clean” NY Grid
Added by Long Islander on July 7, 2020 at 9:30pm —
6:15 AM PDT 6/26/2020 by l
Half a dozen hot-button docs have been pulled from platforms or dropped by digital distributors in the past year, angering filmmakers and viewers: "People do not like to be told they cannot see a film."
On May 25, YouTube pulled the Michael Moore-produced environmental documentary… Continue
Added by Long Islander on June 26, 2020 at 1:19pm —
To all members of Citizens' Task Force on Wind Power - Maine, I have been advised by a fellow member who is highly literate in all things digital that SSL high level security is now in use on this website.
Please spread the word.
Assurance of this can generally be seen in the address bar of your browser when you are at this site, usually on the left hand side. For example, the following is how it looks on the Google Chrome browser:…
Added by Long Islander on June 25, 2020 at 6:00pm —
By Lars Erik Taraldsen | Bloomberg | June 19, 2020 | www.bloomberg.com ~~
Norway is set to tighten rules for building wind turbines, caving in to massive protests from locals.
A government proposal on Friday to slow down the development of onshore wind power comes after increasing local resistance mirrors sentiment in other European countries. Norway already decided to scrap a plan for a new permission framework last year.
Added by Long Islander on June 23, 2020 at 5:05pm —
By Abby Smith | Washington examiner | June 22, 2020 | www.washingtonexaminer.com ~~
House Democrats are proposing to extend wind and solar tax credits by at least five years as part of their $1.5 trillion infrastructure package, teeing up a fight with Senate Republicans.
The infrastructure bill, the Moving Forward Act, incorporates a discussion draft released late last year by Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee that… Continue
Added by Long Islander on June 23, 2020 at 4:59pm —
Published on June 19, 2020 by Kim Riley
Several national groups on June 15 filed comments in support of the New England Ratepayers Association’s (NERA) legal challenge of full net metering transactions.
NERA in April filed a petition requesting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) “declare that there is exclusive federal jurisdiction over wholesale energy sales from generation sources located on the customer side of the retail meter.” NERA also wants FERC to… Continue
Added by Long Islander on June 16, 2020 at 2:00pm —
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Reality Is Gradually Catching Up To Green Energy Continue
Wind Energy Projects Are “Like Siting Landfills. Nobody Wants Them.”
Until we get a proper roadmap, Net Zero is a goal without a plan
COVID-19: Green New Deal dress rehearsal
Good Commentary on the Lake Erie Wind Project
It’s time for California to follow Mexico and pull…
Added by Long Islander on June 15, 2020 at 12:00pm —
By Mark Harrington
Updated June 12, 2020 4:49 PM
An offshore wind farm planned for the waters off Martha’s Vineyard, combined with the “cumulative” effects of a larger build out of thousands of wind turbines off the East Coast, could have “major” impacts on the commercial fishing and shipping industries, a long-awaited federal study has found.
The draft… Continue
Added by Long Islander on June 13, 2020 at 7:07am —
by Josh Schlossberg
As a former environmental activist and environmental journalist with a brief appearance in Jeff Gibbs’ film Planet of the Humans—I was the guy trespassing at the biomass facility—I’m blown away by the amount of discussion the film has generated.
POTH brings up a slew of critical environmental issues ranging from ecosystem destruction to species extinction to climate change; the impacts of fossil fuels and limitations of alternative energy; the… Continue
Added by Long Islander on June 9, 2020 at 4:23pm —
Some of the more important articles in this issue are:
Wind and solar weaknesses: Part 1 and Part 2
Green Electricity Delusions
Allam Cycle carbon capture gas plants: 11% more efficient, all CO2 captured
Covid-19 Crisis Will Only Intensify Global Dominance Of Fossil Fuels
Planet Of The Humans Documentary Removed From YouTube
Why Economic Slowdown Won’t Show Up in the Atmospheric CO2 Record
Climate change and a pandemic of lies
Study: State of the… Continue
Added by Long Islander on June 4, 2020 at 6:18pm —
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) says the two largest energy utilities in the state, Eversource Energy and United Illuminating (UI), have filed power purchase agreements with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) to procure 804 MW of offshore wind power.
This is a major milestone for Connecticut’s clean energy portfolio and the future of offshore wind in the state and region. If approved by PURA, this would be the largest procurement… Continue
Added by Long Islander on May 28, 2020 at 10:40am —
Police are investigating after several wind turbines at the Caribou Wind Park near Bathurst were damaged over the long weekend.
New Brunswick RCMP say 10 turbines were damaged sometime between Sunday and early Monday at the wind farm located off Route 180 in Caribou Depot, about 50 kilometres west of Bathurst.
Police said in a release issued Tuesday equipment was significantly damaged while the suspect or suspects tried to gain entry into the base section. Ultimately,…
Added by Long Islander on May 22, 2020 at 6:30am —
The Interior Department had stopped charging the rents at the end of 2018 to review company complaints that former President Barack Obama’s administration had increased them too much, making them uncompetitive with rents on private property. The Interior Department declined repeated requests to comment on the outcome of that review, or the issuance of the retroactive rent bills. A budget document on the Interior Department’s web site shows it expects to collect $50…
Added by Long Islander on May 22, 2020 at 6:00am —