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Paul Ackerman commented on Long Islander's blog post Gov. Janet Mills gives lift to Maine’s offshore wind initiatives
"Just FYI for those who don't follow it -- here is this morning's RTO newsletter online ________________________________________________________________________________________ Now, don’t try and read that poker face; read this news…"
Mar 12
Paul Ackerman commented on Long Islander's blog post Gov. Janet Mills gives lift to Maine’s offshore wind initiatives
"When you examine the type of jobs "created" in Maine that they estimate,the reality (I'll bet) is that the construction of such off-shore wind projects would almost exclusively go to European firms who have the technology to do the…"
Mar 12
Paul Ackerman commented on Long Islander's blog post Gov. Janet Mills gives lift to Maine’s offshore wind initiatives
""Maine is well positioned.." ,where have I heard that line of BS before ?  The reality is Maine is going to be enslaved to a stupid ,uneconomical proposal that will generate subsidies for decades to come and "green power…"
Mar 11
Paul Ackerman commented on Long Islander's blog post New wind turbine project in Washington County approved by Commissioners
"30 new wind turbines...gee,Gov.Mills must be just delighted. Thanks Audubon,you can say goodbye to a lot more birds and bats throughout Washington County after those behemoths are in operation--but then we all know you don't care anyway,its all…"
Feb 26
Paul Ackerman commented on Dan McKay's blog post House Energy & Commerce Committee releases climate change-focused energy bill
"These are the same morons who will bankrupt the state in a few years time,and they "know" how best to establish another gigantic bureaucracy to control every aspect of your life via energy policy? I think not. The state offices ought to…"
Jan 31
Paul Ackerman commented on Long Islander's blog post These Liars Won't Stop Lying: Groups vow to continue push for clean energy credits
"They ought to be exposed fully for the phonies that their "clients" -- the "clean energy consortium" really is. Shameless-- but that is obviously a requirement to be a lobbyist in DC and Augusta. \All these pie-in-the-sky…"
Jan 11
Paul Ackerman commented on Willem Post's blog post RESIDENTIAL AND OTHER GSHP SYSTEMS IN NEW ENGLAND
"so does the "agenda" of EM change with the party in power in Augusta? Or is it more of a bureaucracy that operates its own agenda in defiance of taxpayers?"
Jan 4
Paul Ackerman commented on Willem Post's blog post RESIDENTIAL AND OTHER GSHP SYSTEMS IN NEW ENGLAND
"well,nice to know that .. I live in a 200 year old house,insulated in the 1990's (exterior walls all rebuilt to do it--could not afford to do that now) and have heated with wood for 40 of my 49 years here,with a K-1 back up heater fitted in…"
Jan 4
Paul Ackerman commented on Willem Post's blog post RESIDENTIAL AND OTHER GSHP SYSTEMS IN NEW ENGLAND
"Interesting,if tedious to go thru,statistics. Essentially meaningless for Maine because drilling wells here (on the coast in particular) to install GSHP systems would be absurdly expensive. Not to mention the unlikely service life of such systems…"
Jan 2
Paul Ackerman commented on Willem Post's blog post DARTMOUTH RECONSIDERING WHETHER TO BUILD BIOMASS PLANT
"Good luck with all that hogwash. "Prominent scientists"..... who likely all fly in airplanes to meetings and conferences,have at least two homes,etc . I could care less as long as NOT one cent of taxpayer subsidy is provided for this…"
Sep 25, 2019
Paul Ackerman commented on Thinklike A. Mountain's blog post Gov Mills' climate speech to U.N. - “Maine won’t wait. Will you?”
"Another example of the idiocy of "progressivism" these days. Mills follows along with the young eco-maoist Greta Thunberg,"How dare you!" comment with an economically preposterous speech. One can begin to see why the conspiracy…"
Sep 24, 2019
Paul Ackerman commented on Willem Post's blog post DEEP-WATER FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES IN MAINE
"This is a very good start at rebuttal to the mis-information the PPH willingly pushes. Yes,its a bit technical,but the numbers are minimal here so that's not a bad thing. The online comments section for the Op-ed might be a slug-fest of the…"
May 23, 2019
Paul Ackerman commented on Willem Post's blog post DEEP-WATER FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES IN MAINE
"If your op-ed is summary of the article above,or some different version of same,yes -- I'd be delighted to see it and pass it along to others who may not see the PPH."
May 23, 2019
Paul Ackerman commented on Willem Post's blog post DEEP-WATER FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES IN MAINE
"Can you post a copy to this ? "
May 23, 2019
Paul Ackerman commented on arthur qwenk's blog post What if Green Energy Isn’t the Future?
"Oh but the geniuses on the Rockland City Council have announced they are saving the world by instituting a "green plan to combat climate change" for the entire city to be powered 100% by "renewable energy by 2040" --no matter…"
May 23, 2019
Paul Ackerman commented on Willem Post's blog post DEEP-WATER FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND TURBINES IN MAINE
"Best way to approach this might be to first ask Greg Kesich at the PPH what their word limit is for Op-Eds. I think it used to be 900 words or so. Once you know what the limit is you can tailor the content to address the most egregious points of the…"
May 22, 2019

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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."

https://pinetreewatch.org/wind-power-bandwagon-hits-bumps-in-the-road-3/

 

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

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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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