And to think that the Maine wind industry, the Maine environmental groups and the Maine media had the brass to tell us the ratepayer-funded $1.5 billion CMP upgrade (MPRP) was due to aging lines and population growth, when in fact it was pure ratepayer robbery for the wind developers who were stuck without the new transmission. Where was the so called "Public Advocate"?
Maine’s ambitious goal of cutting carbon out of its economy by the mid-21st…Continue
Posted on March 1, 2021 at 7:30am — 2 Comments
Following is a fairly incredible revelation, i.e., that in essence, the $1.4 billion MPRP (Maine Power Reliability Program, aka, the "CMP upgrade") was built, after all, for wind and solar.
From the BDN:…Continue
Posted on February 22, 2021 at 9:00pm — 8 Comments
The battle over a power line in Maine features a television advertisement depicting felled pine trees in the wooded US state paired with noir images of a corporate tower in modern Bilbao, near the Guggenheim art museum. A voiceover declares: “A good deal for Spain, and a bad deal for Maine.”
“They chose a very xenophobic message that I find incredibly troubling,” said Thorn Dickinson, chief executive of the Avangrid company building the Maine project.…
Posted on February 18, 2021 at 10:18pm — 2 Comments
Posted on February 15, 2021 at 7:00pm — 23 Comments