On Cape Cod, the Town of Falmouth has been in negotiations with offshore wind contractors since March 2020. 
The average Jill and Joe citizen no longer knows the name of the offshore wind companies as they change their names like a pair of shoes. 
Public comment is required for these projects but at this point, confusion reigns supreme.  
The Falmouth wind company three years ago was charging a price of 7.7 cents a kilowatt hour for its latest 400-megawatt project to go through that town. The same company that recently changed its name said they may go as low as 7 cents a kilowatt hour if they qualify for the federal investment tax credit.
In June of 2022, the Falmouth company changed its plans for high voltage alternating current to high voltage direct current and dropped plans for Falmouth and decided to go through Rhode Island to get to Fall River and go back to Falmouth at a later date. 
In 2022 the Rhode Island Energy Facility Siting board's chairman learned that the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities and Massachusetts Energy Facility Siting Board had received requests from the Falmouth wind developer to temporarily suspend contract approval proceedings relating to offshore wind projects before the Massachusetts PUC.
Falmouth wind companies' $120 million in economic development investments are the combined result of its 2019 Massachusetts offshore wind procurement, 83CII win for 804 megawatts, and its December 2021 400 MW procurement win under MA 83CIII.
Last week the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities refused to give the original Falmouth wind company more time to find financing. 
The wind company associated with Falmouth said that economic conditions have made it much harder to finance its project than a year ago when it was selected.
There are no approved land routes in Falmouth or Rhode Island for the project. 
The project is in limbo. The company wants to rebid the contract in May and raise to the price of the kilowatt hours after inking a deal with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities.
The bottom line the state wants the renewable energy goal and the wind company wants more money.
The interpretation of all this is the electric ratepayers will be getting a second mortgage on their homes and businesses.   


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Comment by Thinklike A. Mountain on March 17, 2023 at 11:23am

Arizona Poll Asks: Who Did You Vote for in the November 2022 Election?

Folks, we have nothing short of an attempted overthrow of the United States happening. 


Comment by Willem Post on March 17, 2023 at 8:57am

All those people who voted for Democrats over the years will be getting screwed again and again, until we have umpteen wind turbines, but then they see the world temperature did not decrease one iota.

Only then, will screwed-over folks realize the huge scam perpetrated on them by the subsidy hucksters for decades.


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CMP Transmission Rate Skyrockets 19.6% Due to Wind Power


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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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Hannah Pingree on the Maine expedited wind law

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"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."


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