The provincial utility said it hopes to resume work, and expressed confidence that NECEC would win its legal challenges.
By Tux TurkelStaff Writer
Provincial utility Hydro-Quebec has stopped construction on the Canadian section of a transmission corridor that would hook up to the now-stalled $1 billion New England Clean Energy Connect project in Maine.
The utility had started work on the 60-mile Appalaches-Maine interconnection from a substation near…Continue
Added by Long Islander on January 27, 2022 at 8:30am — No Comments
The growing wind industry is increasingly looking to offshore to capture ample wind resources, especially in the Northeast U.S. However, the impact of this development on commercial fishermen, endangered species, and grid reliability is being ignored. Hear from a group of Rhode Island fishermen who are suing the federal government to properly enforce its laws and how Texas could be impacted by the outcome.
Bonnie Brady - Exec. Director,…
Added by Long Islander on January 22, 2022 at 7:30am — 2 Comments
A CTFWP member alerted me to the following with a note saying "tacit acknowledgement that we’re not gonna like paying the bill..."
................B. If convened, the stakeholder group shall:
30 (1) Identify different methods to ensure that residents of the State are able to afford
31 electricity as the State seeks to meet the renewable resources goal under section
32 3210, subsection 1-A, paragraph B, including modernized or new rate designs…
Added by Long Islander on January 14, 2022 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments
by Paula Brewer January 7, 2022
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Aroostook County’s farmers aren’t sacrificing soil for solar yet, but the potato industry and farm preservationists are keeping close tabs on Maine’s largest tracts of prime growing land.
Alternative energy developers have targeted some of Maine’s farmland as ideal sites to set up power arrays, because they favor large pieces of land that are easy to access, flat and located close to power transmission…Continue
Added by Long Islander on January 9, 2022 at 4:43pm — 9 Comments
Son: "When I grow up, I don't want to be a capitalist, I want to be a cronyist" and make so much money that I don't have to worry about how much things cost".
Parents: "You can do anything you want Angus".
by Lori Valigra
The commission said it is “critical” that Maine accelerate its electric grid infrastructure modernization so it is compatible with new technology and that it improve its capacity to transmit electricity bidirectionally,…Continue
Added by Long Islander on January 7, 2022 at 9:34am — 10 Comments
Deep roots in the community because of John Richardson? Did he live in Roxbury? I thought it was Brunswick or somewhere in that area.
Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC (“GREC” or “Greenbacker”), a leading owner and operator of sustainable infrastructure and energy efficiency projects, announced today that RoxWind, a 15.3-MWdc wind farm, entered commercial operation on November 30. When it was acquired in 2020, the to-be-constructed project in…Continue
Added by Long Islander on January 5, 2022 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments
Greed Energy Economics:
Green energy firms the biggest corporate welfare recipients ever
Thank you Senator Manchin — as he Says No on Build Back Better Green New Deal
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Europeans Face a $395 Billion Hike in Energy Bills Next Year
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Wind Energy — Offshore:
Texas Public Policy Foundation brings fishermen’s lawsuit against…
Added by Long Islander on January 3, 2022 at 12:30pm — 8 Comments
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