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Maine Aqua Ventus should remain on hold until key PUC questions have been answered.
Staff Writer Kevin Miller’s May 16 news article about the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee’s public hearing on…Continue
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Young Maine birders say they like the connection to nature – and the sheer joy of watching birds.
WESTBROOK — Actor Ian Carlsen starts his work week at 7 a.m. at a coffee shop on Portland’s Munjoy Hill, the neighborhood where he lives. Two weeks ago, with a hot coffee and scone to go, the 33-year-old then drove to a wild, wooded enclave outside Portland for a few hours of his favorite outdoor fix.
Carlsen, who acts in television commercials and for two Portland theater…Continue
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- Your electric bill has become a major instrument of public policy..........
- The money collected has been rising steadily
- Already, these agendas add up to about $300 a year for the average electricity bill
- The chart at about the one minute mark in the…Continue
Former state Sens. Phil Bartlett and Mark Dion mentioned as possible candidates alongside Faith Huntington, director of the commission’s electric and natural gas division, Rachel Goldwasser, executive director of the New England Conference of Public Utilities Commissioners and Robert Stoddard, the CEO of a marine energy company.
There could be other candidates and…Continue
Democratic Gov. Janet Mills told state lawmakers Friday that her proposal to create a 27-member climate change council will help the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions while transitioning the state to what she describes as a "low-carbon" economy.
Testifying before the Legislature's Natural Resources Committee, Mills says the council will…
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An Act To Establish the Maine Climate Change Council To Assist Maine To Mitigate, Prepare for and Adapt to Climate Change…Continue
AUGUSTA — The Mills administration and advocates for developing offshore wind power in Maine urged lawmakers Thursday to revive a floating turbine project that has been stalled with utility regulators for more than a year.
The bill would direct the Public Utilities Commission to approve a long-term contract between the University of Maine-led Aqua Ventus program and Central Maine Power. A…Continue
Some of the more important articles in this issue are:
Renewables Can’t Power Modern Civilization — Because They Were Never Meant To
The Solar Energy Racket
IEA Report: Worldwide Renewable Growth is Stalling
Europe’s Dramatic Decline Of Renewable Energy Uptake
Oklahoma passes new bill to protect military airspace from wind turbine encroachment
Is Noise Pollution the Next Big Public-Health Crisis?
When the GOP rolls out climate policies, it…Continue
He played a key role in designing, implementing and running North America’s first market-based greenhouse gas regulatory system, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. The market-based program successfully put in place regulatory and market rules coordinated between ten states through a newly organized administrative and technical assistance entity known as RGGI, Inc., based in New York City, which Littell chaired and served on the executive board of from inception in 2008 until…Continue
May 8, 2019
Senator Lawrence and Representative Berry, and members of the Utilities Committee, I am Chris O’Neil, Public Affairs Director at Friends of Maine’s Mountains. FMM testifies against LD…
A large solar and wind power company is appealing the Maine Public Utilities Commission’s granting of an important certificate for Central Maine Power’s proposed hydropower corridor from Canada through western Maine.
Please read the full article here:…Continue
The "Conditional selection of Bidder(s) for negotiation", originally anticipated as May 2, 2019 has now been moved to an anticipated date of June 14, 2019. Public versions of the bids for Rhode Island's 400MW RFP may be found here - some heavily redacted. Let's hope the old gang from First Wind (Weaver Wind) or the project owned by the government of Communist China in part (Number Nine) are not selected. Let's hope Maine remembers its "Quality of Place", that attribute which will become…Continue
The new law would require increasing the percentage of electricity that Mainers get from biomass, solar, wind and other renewable sources.
AUGUSTA — A bill that would mandate an increase in the amount of electricity coming from renewable sources to Maine consumers received mixed reviews Tuesday in a legislative committee, with business interests split on the cost and benefits of the mandate, and supporters calling it crucial to…Continue