Energy from the pilot project would be…
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Esty ultimately awarded contracts to a 250 megawatt wind farm in Maine and a 20 megawatt solar center in Lisbon. Esty said he picked those because, among other reasons, the combined cost of the electricity from those installations was less an eight cents per kilowatt hour, a expense lowered by the size of the wind farm.
By Steve Mistler …Continue
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The Energy Information Administration (EIA) just released its 2014 Annual Energy Outlook, which predicts electric vehicles will only just start to become mainstream in 2040.…Continue
Additional background on Beaver Ridge and Patriot Renewables can be read at:
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This letter appears in the online version of the Forecaster and hopefully the physical editions as well. The Forecaster, for anyone not familiar, is a free distribution widely read and very well done weekly newspaper available in several geographic areas. Its focus on hyper-local news helps assure strong reader engagement with the…Continue
Ron Huber has graciously made recordings of the 12/18/13 EUT meeting and posted them in a directory at the following link:
Others will be added.
I just received and have not listened to, so I'm not sure if any of these duplicate what Ron had posted the other day - I don't believe they do:
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The following ad appeared on page 4 of the 12/17/13 Bangor Daily News, juxtaposed with a continuation of the lead cover story on propane. The type on the ad itself is very readable, unlike what can be seen here.
A clearer copy, showing the editorial content on the page as well can be accessed here:…Continue
In the following "oldie but a baddie" letter to the Press-Herald, a Gardiner Parker of Woolwich beats up on 80 year old Marjorie Mitchell whose camp on the Lincoln Lakes has been destroyed by First Wind's project built by Reed & Reed. This is a home that Ms. Mitchell and her husband built with their own two hands many years before. Tourism is our leading industry, but Gardiner Parker sees no reason not to engage in a bit of hate mongering aimed at this…Continue
Sounds like First Wind is trying to downplay the potentially looking cessation of the mega-giveaway called the PTC. It also sounds as though they are positioning this as an occasional speed bump and that the "free money" always gets reinstated.
IT IS HIGH TIME WE STOP THE PTC ONCE AND FOR ALL AS WELL AS ALL OTHER GIFTS TO THESE INSIDER CORPORATIONS.
Maine’s growing wind power industry has also come to rely on a production tax credit that…Continue
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