Angus King , a man with a vision , passed the first RPS law in the nation in 1999 !!!
Maine was the greenest state in N.E.
The law was improved in 2012 , then gave birth to the Expedited law in February 2008 , just 6 months before, King had started Record HiLL Wind LLC and put on his " the sky is falling , Maine will collapse by 2020 if we do not jump on the Renewable wagon " dog and pony show on the road and in the media and academic circles " .....gas prices yesterday in South Burlington $2.19 a gallon.
Folks , this history review we are doing on the site should enrage you , nothing comes out of a vacuum, the destruction of Maine with industrial turbines has a clear history , well known actors and perpetrators and a grand design coming from very high in the circles of politics and finances of this Country.
Your Legislature and Law Court Justices KNOWS this as well a we do , call them upon it , write to your PUC commissioners who have no connection with the two administrations ( King and Baldacci ) responsible of this scam.
Support Dan Remien and Saving Maine in their efforts to stop this scourge ( see email contact on home page ) , you can still save Maine
“Renewable energy” mandate will raise electricity prices by $145 million, cost Maine 1,000 jobs
RPS law burdens households, harms Maine’s economy
Maine’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation, which requires that some of the state’s electricity must be generated by expensive “renewable” sources, will increase the cost of electricity by $145 million within five years and will cost the state nearly 1,000 jobs.
According to the new study, “The Economic Impact of Maine’s Renewable Portfolio Standard,” the state’s electricity prices will surge eight percent by 2017, thanks to the RPS law.
That means homeowners will pay $85 more a year for electricity—and businesses will pay over $600 more a year—because proponents of “green energy” have mandated that a certain percentage of Maine’s electricity must come from wind power, solar and other “green” energy sources.
Hydropower is a clean, abundant, reliable and affordable form of “green” energy that is readily available to Maine. Using more hydropower could easily reduce electricity costs to consumers and businesses. But it is excluded as a source of “renewable energy” from RPS.
Owners of industrial businesses are hit the hardest by RPS, according to the study. Maine’s largest employers will see electricity costs increase by a staggering $14,350 per year because of the burdensome RPS law