The wind spinmeisters spin away as they attempt to convince us that their project is inevitable and resistance is futile - and as they try and signal to investors and other constituencies that "there is nothing here to see, just keep moving".
The bigger they are the harder they fall - seen a wooly mammoth lately?
"The transmission connections would be in areas that “were not designed or constructed to carry large amounts of electricity.”
Going forward, Chapman is confident the transmission issues will be resolved and optimistic that EDP will find long-term, out-of-state buyers of electricity from Number Nine and potentially other wind projects in Aroostook County, she said.
EDP, along with a number of other renewable energy developers, are waiting to hear whether their projects were selected by the New England Clean Energy RFP, a joint effort by state governments and utilities in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island to procure long-term renewable energy supplies for their residents.
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