In a letter to House and Senate leadership, the chairman and vice chairman pressed Congress to approve a multi-year extension of the renewable energy production tax credit (PTC) and investment tax credit (ITC) as soon as possible. The most recently passed extension expired last year.…Continue
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on May 27, 2015 at 1:17pm — No Comments
The Highland Wind project was one of two that the PUC voted in February to renegotiate, triggering claims that two commissioners caved to pressure by Gov. Paul LePage.
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on May 23, 2015 at 9:26am — No Comments
Stacking the Deck?
CICERO, Ill., May 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Broadwind Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:BWEN…Continue
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on May 22, 2015 at 11:07am — No Comments
May 22 (SeeNews) - Ireland’s statutory planning body An Bord Pleanala (ABP) this week refused giving planning permission to natural resources management firm Coillte for its up to 150-MW Cluddaun wind power project in County Mayo.
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on May 22, 2015 at 10:51am — No Comments
While at the ENR Work Session where I only intended to record on LD 750 (Mining) I was…Continue
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on May 17, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments
As state legislative sessions kick into high gear, three damning pieces of legislation - including two particularly crippling bills for wind energy - advanced in Texas, Nebraska and North Carolina.
Texas - the No. 1 wind state in the U.S. - is facing legislation that, among other things, will repeal its renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and dismantle the Competitive Renewable Energy Zones…Continue
The Maine Public Utilities Commission has issued a report on Maine's use of renewable electricity in 2013. The report shows the impact of Maine's renewable portfolio standard, a state law requiring electricity suppliers to source specified percentages of their electricity from “new” renewable resources.…Continue
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on May 7, 2015 at 3:24pm — No Comments
Recorded per request, this is the video of LD 1329 that was recorded at the EUT. This bill was introduced before closure of the last legislative session, yet was delayed this session until nearly the last minute for committee discussion. This bill will now apparently be split into two parts for consideration. The ENR will be…Continue
This is not about Wind Power per se, but is of concern of every Maine Resident, and tourist that ever hopes to come to enjoy our great state, now and far into the future. Many hours of work by common citizens and some well published scientists have gone into coming to the conclusion that what is being proposed for law, is being attempted without representation of the people and potentially deadly for we the people and our future generations. Read, Join them in Augusta, Distribute as quickly…Continue
Added by Eric A. Tuttle on May 5, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments