Enron Wind Development, LLC in Maine, Kenetech, Angus King, etc.

It's not very hard to start seeing the connections between Enron Wind (in Maine) and Kenetech and then Governor Angus King who may have been protecting Kenetech - in the 1990's. Their whole master plan has been long in the making.




1995: EARLY MAINE $300,000 wind industry "MITIGATION" Payoff to So Called Environmental Groups (Kenetech protected by Angus King at the time?)

The following is from Sep 1, 1995 which was of course before Redington-Nubble and Mars Hill, etc.


As part the approval, Kenetech must release data immediately on possible bird impacts, include in its final plan information on power contracts with buyers of electricity, submit details of soil studies and erosion control plans, and show how it might minimise road construction at the sute. Commissioners, however, rejected a proposal to have Kenetech build the project in phases -- a scenario the wind company vehemently opposed -- and elicited a promise that Kenetech award at least 80 to 90% of the construction jobs on the wind farm to locals. The state has a high jobless rate.

The project is broadly supported by environmental groups. Kenetech has agreed too to set aside $300,000 to buy land to be permanently protected against development, and has pledged $150,000 for state research on golden eagles. "We believe that on balance, this project will have a positive impact on both the people and the environment of Maine," four environmental leaders wrote in a newspaper editorial in July.

Political interference

Charges of political interference stem in part from ties between the state's leading politician and local Kenetech representative, Chris Herter. Governor Angus King and Herter have been friends for 20 years and were once business partners in a hydro project. Kenetech's Maine attorney also worked for the governor last year. State planning director Evan Richert argued for zoning changes as a paid consultant to Kenetech before he was appointed by King.

But the most eyebrow raising turn of events took place in June when King's conservation commissioner, Ronald Lovaglio, replaced LURC staffers who gave Kenetech's project a negative review. They had pointed out that the potential impact on the fragile mountainous soils and endangered birds were serious project flaws. Following the staff replacements, another LURC employee resigned, protesting against heavy-handed tactics.

More here: http://www.windpowermonthly.com/article/955522/controversy-maine-ap...


Malignancy Multiplying on Maine's Mountains is Rooted in ENRON

The spawn of ENRON, the disgraced poster child for accounting fraud and corporate corruption, is alive and well in the form of the U.S. wind industry. The mammoth landscape despoiling wind turbines and wind transmission sprouting up throughout Maine, a state cherished for its natural beauty, are a direct descendant of Enron.

Although a bit old, the following nine minute video about Enron and wind power is worth a watch.


These days, it's not only our mountains at risk, but rather any spot in the state where the wind developers believe they can get a permit to set up their subsidy harvesting business. Their quarry is now increasingly  becoming the weakest link-- any area where they feel there will be little resistance. Most of us have seen the "wind resource" map of Maine. But these days the map the developers look at is the wind resistance map of Maine.

Message to all: NEVER SURRENDER.

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Comment by Barbara Durkin on October 25, 2015 at 9:05pm

Interesting Post, Thanks,

KENETECH Corporation                       

500 Sansome Street, Suite 410              

San Francisco, CA  94111                   

Tel: (415) 984-8585                        

Fax: (415) 984-8100                        

Attention:        Michael U. Alvarez       

          Vice President and

               Chief Financial Officer


DeepWATER WIND Board of managers

Michael Alvarez

Is/Was President and Chief Financial Officer of First Wind; former Vice President of Strategic Planning at Edison International and Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and General counsel at Nexant, and..



Michael Alvarez is President of Kenetech Energy Systems (that formed EcoElectrica) having served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Kenetech. 


EcoElectrica is a Bermuda limited partnership formed by affliates of KENETECH Energy Systems, Inc. (KES) and Enron Development Corporation (Enron). EcoElectrica’s general partners are KES Bermuda, Inc., and Buenergia, B.V., each which holds one percent interest.  Ecoelectric’s limited partners are KES Puerto Rico, L.P. and Buenergia Enron de Puerto Rico, C.V., which are both indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries of KENETECH Corp., which also owns KES.  Buenergia B.V. and Buenergia Enron de Puerto Rico, C.V. are both indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries of Enron Corporation, the Parent Company of Enron Development Corporation. 



Buenergia B.V. by SEC 10-K is featured in EXHIBIT 21 that shows ENRON subsidiaries

ENRON CORP - 10-K - 19970328 - EXHIBIT_21


... Buenergia Gas & Power Ltd. (Cayman Islands)(99%) Buenergia Enron de Puerto Rico Ltd. (Cayman Islands) Buenergia Ltd. (Cayman Islands) Buenergia B.V. ...





THIS  EMPLOYMENT  AGREEMENT is entered into and  effective as of this 1st day of December  1997,  by  and  between  KENETECH  Energy  Systems,  Inc.  a  Delaware corporation (the "Company"),  KENETECH Corporation (the "Parent"),  KES Penuelas Holdings,  Inc., KES LNG,  Ltd.;  KES Penuelas Ltd., KES Puerto Rico,  L.P., KES Bermuda, Inc. (collectively  referred to as the "Subsidiaries"),  and Michael U. Alvarez, an individual currently employed by the Company (the "Executive").





Kenetech Energy Systems and ENRON Development Corporation formed EcoElectrica

James V. Derrick, Jr., is listed as Primary Officer EcoElectrica L.P.  This is the same James V. Derrick, Jr., who served as executive VP of ENRON


March 21, 2000

James V. Derrick, Jr. was named executive Vice President of Enron in 1999 and member of Enron’s Management Committee


Southern CA Edison “SCE” (Manager of Southern California Edison is  Manuel Alvarez 1997 – Present (17 years) , SCE:

In accordance with Decision No. 97-12-088 (D.97-12-088), Appendix A, Rule VI.B, adopted December 16, 1997, Southern California Edison Company (SCE) hereby submits this notice regarding implementation of the California Public Utilities Commission's (Commission) Affiliate Transaction Rules for four recently-created affiliates:  Italian Vento Power Corporation 4 S.r.l. (Italian Vento), EcoElectrica L.P. (EcoElectrica), ISAB Energy s.r.l. (ISAB Energy), and CPC Cogeneration LLC


Italian Vento Power Corporation 4 S.r.l.

By Guy Dinmore in Financial Times, November 12, 2009

'President of Italian Wind Energy Association arrested for fraud' By Guy Dinmore in Financial Times, November 12, 2009 “Gone with the wind”, mounted by the finance ministry’s anti-fraud police, started in 2007 and began by blocking public subsidies worth €9.4m ($14m, £8.4m) granted by the ministry for economic development. Last year police confiscated seven wind farms with 185 turbines in Sicily linked to IVPC. Anti-Mafia prosecutors in Sicily have launched a parallel investigation. The Financial Times was told in April that a large number of wind farms had been built with public subsidies but had never functioned. Police said yesterday they had sent requests for documentation to five foreign companies – two in the Netherlands and three in Spain – that were linked to IVPC. Other companies in Ireland and the UK, said to be Italian affiliates of IVPC, have been asked by Italian authorities to provide information. Police also said they were carrying out checks on 12 companies in Italy, including nine with company names that are variations of IP Maestrale and which share the same street name and number as IVPC in Avellino, near Naples.


(When the affiliate was created):

Southern California Edison:

Italian Vento, EcoElectrica, ISAB Energy, and CPC Cogen are indirect subsidiaries of Edison Mission Energy, a “Class A” affiliate (i.e., subject to the Rules).

Resolution E-3539 specified that the following information be provided upon the creation of a new affiliate:

New Affiliate Name: Italian Vento Power Corporation 4 S.r.l.

Date this affiliate was created: March 15, 2000

Headquarters: via Circumcallazione 83100 Avellino, Italy

Primary Officers (Directors): Marco Ferrando, Clive Warden (EME representatives)

James Houston, (partners representative)

Brain Caffyn, (partners representative)

Oreste Vigorito (partners representative)

Contact for CPUC: James A. Kelly, (626) 302-2284

Intended Function: To build, own and operate wind power plants in Italy for the purpose of selling electricity at a profit…”


US Wind

Note:  Lincoln Street  Boston address is common to .US Wind and First Wind

US Wind lineage to a Mass Division of Corporations:




Mass Division of Corporations, source for: 





























Case 2:06-cv-05850-SDW-MCA Document 53 Filed 11/07/07 Page 1 of 7 PageID: 638

Source: Notice of  LLC conversion  through MA Sec of State Office

The name of the limited  liablity compamy is US Wind LLC  date of filing cert of organization Feb 11, 2011 converting to US Wind Inc.



RICO accusation against  George R. Funaro & Co., P.C. "Funaro" "defendants in this matter by preparing financial statements and audits that did not reflect the true financial conditions of Allserve." 

US Wind Inc. Profile

New Types of Renewable Energy

Renexia is a company that belongs to the group TOTO Holding S.p.A. It develops, designs, builds and manages renewable energy plants and was founded in 2011, evolving from the Renewable Energy Division of Toto S.p.A.


Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Renexia SpA, an Italian renewable energy developer, agreed to pay $8.7 million for two leases off the Maryland coast to build commercial-scale wind farms.

The sites have a total of almost 80,000 acres (32,370 hectares), enough to install turbines capable of powering about 300,000 homes, the U.S. Interior Department said in a statement today. The leases allow for 25 years of operations.


Mega-Alfonso Toto in the US, a wind farm of 2.5 billion dollars

Online race built in a day and no ability to block in court

A marine wind farm


louis Grassia

Boston firm but owned Italian won the construction and operation for 25 years of the biggest marine wind farm in the United States, an investment of $ 2.5 billion. To realize this mega-opera, which is one of five planned by the Green Act of Barak Obama, will be Us Wind, controlled by Renexia, an Italian company that operates in the field of renewable energy. Presiding over the Us Wind is Alfonso Toto, son of Charles, that is the former owner of AirOne.

The wind farm will be built in the waters of the Atlantic in front of Maryland and will have an installed capacity of over 500 MW, ie half of a large nuclear power plant. Will bring energy to 300,000 homes and will be away from the coast 15 miles, so as to minimize the visual impact.

In Italy this would face all kinds of obstacles and appeals to the TAR. In America the race was held online on August 19 and on the same day it became known the name of the winner. Then all the documents were passed to the Department of Justice, which has made the checks and verified compliance. Even in America in civil courts, there is a legal protection equivalent to that carried out by our Tar, but after the green light from the Department the prospect of victory of any appeal against the award to Toto would be zero, and even there would be precedent.








George R. Funaro and CO., PC (clip)-


21.) Plaintiff is the assignee for value of equipment leased to Allserve Systems Corp. (“Allserve”), 1

a Texas corporation with its principal place of business in North Brunswick, New Jersey. Plaintiff alleges that Defendant, 2 along with George R. Funaro & Co., P.C. and KMA Associates (collectively the “Accountant Defendants”) furthered the unlawful scheme of the other defendants in this matter by preparing financial statements and audits that did not reflect the true financial conditions of Allserve. (Am. Compl. ¶ 22.)

1 not for publication united states district court district of new ...


Nov 7, 2007 - fraud, and violations of the Federal Racketeer Influenced & Corrupt ... alleges that Defendant, along with George R. Funaro & Co., P.C. and ...


Comment by Jim Wiegand on October 25, 2015 at 1:01pm

Of course the plan was long in the making. These scumbags worked for years behind the scenes to clear the hurdles facing them. The primary hurdles in the 1990's were environmental dealing with the slaughter of rare species.


If you look at the expansion of this industry there was a very slow period of growth leading up to 1997.  This was the year they finally got all their protections from the Interior Department.  The eagle repository in Denver was established to handle the flood of eagle carcasses and other rare species slaughtered by the expansion of wind energy.  Also on Jan 1 1997 new laws went on the books and FWS agents were silenced with strict gag orders they had never had before. From this date forward they were now facing up to three years in prison if they stepped out of line.  


Most of the narcissists in DC that helped pass these laws probably had not a clue to what was happening, but those inside the industry that had been picking up thousands of eagle carcasses from around their turbines knew exactly what they were doing. Many of them were the Enron boys.


Many words to describe these people come to mind, environmental terrorists, of course "scumbags" is fitting, thieves because of the money stolen from taxpayers, "sociopaths" because they could give a shit as long as the profits come in, "liars" for obvious reasons including over 30 years of fraudulent research, "traitors" because they are undermining our county's laws and democratic foundation, and of course the term "green Nazis" fits because of never ending propaganda fed to the public from the government agencies, conservation groups, and the media.


Make no mistake, these people are an enemy of the people.

Comment by Monique Aniel Thurston on October 25, 2015 at 12:44pm

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."



Maine as Third World Country:

CMP Transmission Rate Skyrockets 19.6% Due to Wind Power


Click here to read how the Maine ratepayer has been sold down the river by the Angus King cabal.

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


(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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