A $2 Billion electric line from Canada to Massachusetts by Emera and Bangor Hydro. With the $1.4 Billion grid upgrades costing us 12.5% and 19% already, I guess this will be another increase for us. Why can't they just leave us alone?…Continue
Added by Jim Lutz on October 25, 2012 at 2:25pm — No Comments
It looks like Danish wind turbine company, Vestas, is cutting back operations here in the USA. Read below.
I sent this to the BDN for publishing as an OpEd. Will see if it gets printed.
A Reply to Charles Colgan and his “Cheap, Dirty Coal” Article
What really scares me is having an economist like Charles Colgan teach our young people economic theory. He is completely antithetical to solid economic reasoning, something that most of the liberal economists continue to try and push down our throats. He believes that imposing onerous taxes and fees on certain…Continue
Added by Jim Lutz on October 19, 2012 at 11:43pm — No Comments
I just got back from a trip to Southern California. We have a real issue here in Maine with wind, but when you see the ugly mess they have made out there, I guess we should consider ourselves lucky. Turbines in Maine are spaced every few thousand feet . . . out there the turbines are spaced just far enough apart that the blades wont hit when they spin, and they cover miles and miles and thousands of acres. This is a fairly industrial area and is not all that beautiful to begin with, but…Continue
I just looked at Bill Beavers' post of the pictures of what Grand Lake will look with wind turbines. While those pictures show what everyone knows will happen, the truly sad picture is when the sun goes down and the flashing red lights on the towers, and the white strobes on the control towers destroy the dark-sky viewing of our universe. For those of you who have not had that experience, take a ride to the Lincoln Lakes area at night and see what I am talking about. There are pictures…Continue