Finger Pointing After Gulf of Maine Offshore Wind Sites Announce

Time to build an offshore wind superhighway?
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Ocean wind turbine companies with a capacity of up to 1200 megawatts send power from each wind turbine through cables to an offshore wind platform. From the platform two larger cables are used to bring power onshore.  The New England electric grid operator defines this as one circuit. 
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Generally, each wind company has a lease area that can produce 3600 megawatts in three construction phases. This results in cables from all the turbines to three platforms with three sets of wires with a need for three separate onshore wind sites to get to the electric grid. 
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This process today is called the "unplanned process" where each company selects somewhere to make landfall in a residential community near the offshore wind site. 
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The offshore wind power object is to get the power to the large cities where the power will be used. The current method requires bringing cables into Cape Cod, Massachusetts residential towns. The power goes off Cape Cod to Boston by way of the old antiquated electric grid. In 2019 Falmouth, Massachusetts was selected as one of these locations but the electric grid can not handle the power from the first wind proposal and remains under study. 
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This current "unplanned process" is also referenced as the low-hanging fruit method. To reach 2025 Massachusetts political climate goals state officials allowed the first companies to come onshore willy-nilly. In Europe, the wind landfall sites are military sites, large industrial cities, and residential communities avoided
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Massachusetts state officials allowed offshore wind companies to cancel their contracts in 2023. The New England grid operator and local regional electric companies were conducting studies to accommodate the projects. A Massachusetts law codified a goal of receiving 5600 megawatts of power from offshore wind by 2027. The current "unplanned process" of offshore wind cable plans requires many more onshore communities to give up their residential property rights for the agenda. 
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The federal government recently proposed eight offshore wind locations on a million acres of ocean off the coast of Maine and Massachusetts. The federal government through a grant gave Maine 2.166 million to develop a road map for offshore wind. 
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The federal government is handing out offshore wind lease sites between Maine and Massachusetts weeks after the New England grid operator finished a New England 2050 transmission study. 
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The issue now is federal agencies have been permitting the projects in the ocean with the wind companies designating multiple residential communities to receive 1200 megawatt cables through their neighborhoods. To put the power in perspective the Plymouth, Massachusetts nuclear plant output was 680 megawatts. Most residential communities are against industrial-powered 1200 megawatts buried outside their front doors.
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To continue the "unplanned process" for offshore wind will require a process in which the state governments will acquire private property rights for a public benefit known as condemnation. 
This process has a court process in which the property owners receive compensation via eminent domain state regulations 
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In 2019 federal and state officials ignored studies done in Boston by the Brattle Group and a Boston offshore wind submarine cable company called a "planned process" for offshore wind contractors. 
The process requires a submarine offshore wind superhighway to all the large cities in New England where the power will be used. 
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The "planned process" requires only select routes in which offshore wind companies hook up to their network rather than placing multiple cables to residential towns that don't want the projects.
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Massachusetts officials who rejected the "planned process" in 2019 face major permitting issues. The permits issued by towns and county commissions require time and legal actions. The federal energy agency, New England grid operator, state officials, and offshore wind contractors should meet in one room. 
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Massachusetts between 2005 and 2012 placed commercial megawatt land-based wind turbines in residential communities causing health and massive legal court challenges. The agenda was for 2000 megawatts of wind power by the year 2020. The agenda was a horrific failure with only 100 megawatts of wind power today. The same officials today propose taking local zoning regulations from local officials to place high-voltage onshore wind power cables and substations.
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Note# Since 2016 with the start of the Block Island, Rhode Island offshore wind project the federal government has declared a North Atlantic Right Whale Unusual Mortality event. The deaths continue to follow the wind turbine construction.  
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If whales lose their hearing due to offshore wind sonar testing and pile driving in the ocean a deaf whale is a dead whale. The whales can not navigate, hunt, or communicate leading to starvation and ship strikes. When an environmental group denies the association between whale deaths and offshore wind and calls it a coincidence a reference should be made to the amount of resources or grants received from offshore wind interest. 

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                  Unplanned above                                                            Planned above ( correct method) 

     Internet picture of "Unplanned Grid" Vs "Planned Grid"   

      Planed Grid Cuts offshore wind cables by half 

      Planed Grid avoids residential neighborhoods & grid upgrades

 

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Comment by Thinklike A. Mountain on May 11, 2024 at 10:46am
Comment by Thinklike A. Mountain on May 10, 2024 at 9:26am

Senate Intel Chair Confirms CISA, FBI Have Resumed Coercing Social Media Companies to Censor the Speech of MILLIONS OF AMERICANS

Evidence clearly showed – and even Mark Zuckerberg admitted that the FBI pressured Facebook to take down the Hunter Biden laptop story – in true Fascist manner, the Feds worked with or otherwise demanded that Big Tech police the speech that they disagreed with and that went against the government’s approved party dogma.

The Supreme Court will decide in June whether the government has a right to censor speech in America in the Murthy vs. Missouri case. In the meantime, Senator Mark Warner, the chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, announced this week that CISA and the FBI have resumed their meetings with the far-left tech giants to remove information they deem to be misinformation, disinformation, and malinformation.

This is taking place before the 2024 election.

They’re doing it again.

Weblink for full article:

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Comment by Thinklike A. Mountain on May 9, 2024 at 12:10pm

Intentional collision course with power disaster
Data centers will devour 7.5% of all US power generation capacity by 2030 vs. 2.5% now. While Biden wants to shutter 20% of American base load Electricity generating capacity (coal) as fast as possible. A 25% unfavorable swing in power supply before his EV, home heating, water heating mandates.
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Comment by Willem Post on May 6, 2024 at 9:35am

The elites, and IPCC, and WEF, and $politicians, and entrenched bureaucrats, and compromised academia, and lapdog Media, have combined to perpetuate and/or enrich themselves and impoverish all others, using the unscientific hoax of "CO2 causes global warming". 

The hoax is based on fossil fuels and CO2 being the villains

However, CO2 greens the earth, creates flora and fauna, including us, and increases crop yields per acre, and reduces desert areas.

We need more CO2, as proven by plant growth in greenhouses with 1000 to 1200 ppm CO2

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The West’s scam includes wind/solar/batteries/hydrogen/CO2 extraction/EVs/air-source heat pumps, etc., to enrich/reward world elites, who will continue to fly their planes and sail their yachts
No command/control, choking restrictions off any kind on them!!
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These elitists caused the impoverishment of the EU, especially the UK and Germany., which are overrun by millions of scruffy, poor, inexperienced, uneducated, culturally-different folks, from all over, crossing borders, or secretly flown in, unvetted, to get free work permits, free phones, and free debit cards, and free housing, and free sucking from various leftist/Democrat-run government programs.
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The elites want to impose their no-fossil-fuel misery on the rules-based world to the glory of the Golden Billion in The Garden of Eden.
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However, fast-growing BRISC, with 11 members and 20 applicants, including China, India, Russia, etc., are not playing along with the multi-$trillion per year hoax and scam, and the demonizing of fossil fuels.
In fact, they know it is a Western, rules-based, insanity, to impoverish them.

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Excerpt:
https://www.windtaskforce.org/profiles/blogs/hunga-tonga-volcanic-e...
https://www.windtaskforce.org/profiles/blogs/natural-forces-cause-p...

Important Role of CO2 for Flora and Fauna Growth
Plants require require at least 1000 to 1200 ppm of CO2, as proven in greenhouses
Many plants have become extinct, along with the fauna they supported, due to a lack of CO2
As a result, many areas of the world became arid and deserts.
The current CO2 needs to at least double or triple
Earth temperature increased about 1.2 C since 1900, which is due to many causes, such as fossil CO2, flora CO2, and permafrost methane which converts to CO2.
CO2 emissions of fossil fuels are a blessing.
CO2 has increased from about 296 ppm in 1900 to 423 ppm at end 2023. It:
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1) Increased world greening by at least 10 to 15%, as measured by satellites since 1979.
2) Increased world fauna
3) Increased crop yields per acre.
4) Reduced desert areas
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https://www.windtaskforce.org/profiles/blogs/new-study-2001-2020-gl...
https://www.windtaskforce.org/profiles/blogs/co2-is-a-life-gas-no-c...
https://www.windtaskforce.org/profiles/blogs/co2-is-not-pollution-i...
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Benefits of CO2
https://issuu.com/johna.shanahan/docs/co2_pitch_4-3-24_baeuerle_eng...
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Oceans Absorb CO2
CO2 molecules continuously move from the air into sea water, in accordance with Henry’s Law
The sea water contains 3% salt, NaCl, by weight.
The CO2 continuously combines with salt to form numerous Ca, Cl, O2 and H2 compounds that support ocean flora and fauna.
As a result, the oceans are the major sink of CO2 from human and natural sources in the TS.
At least 80% of new CO2 in the TS, human and natural, is added to the oceans 

 

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Maine Center For Public Interest Reporting – Three Part Series: A CRITICAL LOOK AT MAINE’S WIND ACT

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(excerpts) From Part 1 – On Maine’s Wind Law “Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine if the law’s goals were met." . – Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, August 2010 https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/From Part 2 – On Wind and Oil Yet using wind energy doesn’t lower dependence on imported foreign oil. That’s because the majority of imported oil in Maine is used for heating and transportation. And switching our dependence from foreign oil to Maine-produced electricity isn’t likely to happen very soon, says Bartlett. “Right now, people can’t switch to electric cars and heating – if they did, we’d be in trouble.” So was one of the fundamental premises of the task force false, or at least misleading?" https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/wind-swept-task-force-set-the-rules/From Part 3 – On Wind-Required New Transmission Lines Finally, the building of enormous, high-voltage transmission lines that the regional electricity system operator says are required to move substantial amounts of wind power to markets south of Maine was never even discussed by the task force – an omission that Mills said will come to haunt the state.“If you try to put 2,500 or 3,000 megawatts in northern or eastern Maine – oh, my god, try to build the transmission!” said Mills. “It’s not just the towers, it’s the lines – that’s when I begin to think that the goal is a little farfetched.” https://www.pinetreewatchdog.org/flaws-in-bill-like-skating-with-dull-skates/

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Hannah Pingree on the Maine expedited wind law

Hannah Pingree - Director of Maine's Office of Innovation and the Future

"Once the committee passed the wind energy bill on to the full House and Senate, lawmakers there didn’t even debate it. They passed it unanimously and with no discussion. House Majority Leader Hannah Pingree, a Democrat from North Haven, says legislators probably didn’t know how many turbines would be constructed in Maine."

https://pinetreewatch.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/

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