Did you know that two-thirds of the wind power produced in Maine is sold to utilities in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut? In six years, Maine has become the largest exporter of wind power in New England… [ READ MORE ]
Remember Enron? — a financial meltdown of historic proportions, investors wiped out, lost retirements with everyone taking a bath. Is Maine’s #1 wind developer headed in the same direction? [ READ MORE ]
The wind industry doesn’t like anyone talking about turbine fires. They don’t want you to know that industrial wind turbines hold hundreds of gallons of lubricating and cooling oil and have no fire suppression equipment. When things go terribly wrong with these huge machines the results can be disastrous… [ READ MORE ]
Remember when former governor King told us that Maine was the Saudi Arabia of wind? Maine was going to strike it rich. Our future was secure. He made it all sound so good.
Was Angus right about Maine’s Saudi connection? Is Maine wind rich or was it all hype? [ READ MORE ]
In some cases, it’s best to let others do the talking for you. In a Wall Street Journal interview on May 4, 2014, Warren Buffett gave his rationale for why his famous investment fund Berkshire Hathaway invests in wind energy. He said:
“….on wind energy, we get a tax credit if we build a lot of wind farms. That’s the only reason to build them. They don’t make sense without the tax credit.” [ READ MORE ]