Several years ago we published “The Facts about Wind Development in Maine.” That piece is the basis for why Friends of Maine’s Mountains exists, and it’s worth re-visiting.
Mainers’ doubts are growing about industrial wind, and so are their doubts about blowing up the tops of our mountains for no good reason. We are all starting to realize that industrial turbines do nothing to get us off oil, and do hardly anything to reduce CO2 emissions. But they DO indeed raise our electricity rates significantly. Yes folks, it’s the economic equation that, in the end, will make it clear that industrial wind turbines are not the right renewable energy solution for Maine. Click THIS LINK to find out why.