UMPI Wind Turbine Site Now Reporting CO2 Emissions - Incongruity Revealed?

Has anyone noticed that the UMPI site now reports CO2 along with wind turbine KWH production? Although the site provides no reference to time period in its reporting, one can only presume that the CO2 reported is for the same time period as the KWH reported - presumably project to date, with the project start date of 5/14/9 as reported in May 2009 by the Bangor Daily News.

The new CO2 reporting seems to reveal an incongruity.

When the project was started the annual goal was 1,000,000 KWH and 572 tons of CO2 emissions avoided.

(The site deleted reference to the 1,000,000 KWH goal in July, but still reports 572 tons of CO2 as a goal).

Today, the site reports achievement of 759,048 KWH and 545 tons for project to date, which can be annualized to 572,423 KWH and 411 tons. If we compare this with the original annual goal of 1,000,000 KWH and 572 tons, we observe that KWH decreased by 43% and CO2 tons decreased by 28%.

This means that the relationship between KWH and CO2 has changed. Why would that be?

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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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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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