....It's about the equivalent of raising the Maine sales tax by a penny. Our Capacity Payments will increase even more the following year (2018) to $4 billion. $4 billion amounts to more than one half of the entire New England energy market value! A few years ago, capacity payments were just one tenth of the energy market value. That’s our money, and it’s being extracted from our economy, and it’s going up in smoke as we continue to build redundant, unnecessary, and useless electricity…Continue
Added by Long Islander on August 2, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments
Note some of the familiar names listed below. These links are clickable.
Bids were supposed to be approved by July 26, but as previously noted, the decision process has been delayed.
The overall link to this page is:
Added by Long Islander on August 1, 2016 at 10:30pm — No Comments
"Today is a celebration for the Massachusetts Legislature," Golden said. "We are poised with your vote today to pass and authorize the largest procurement of renewable energy in the history of the commonwealth of Massachusetts."
The bill would also require Massachusetts to solicit long-term contracts…Continue