Court Puts Cape Wind on Hold Oct 29, 2011

Court puts Cape Wind on Hold

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Federal Appeals Court Deals Cape Wind Blow Oct 28, 2011

US Court of Appeals overturns FAA Cape Wind approval

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Cape Cod Times: Cape Wind Foes Pushing Forced Bidding on Energy Costs 08/05/2011

Opponents of Cape Wind, the 130-turbine wind energy project slated for construction in Nantucket Sound, have filed a ballot question that would require energy companies such as NStar and National Grid to compete for the right to distribute energy from renewable projects

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A Rational Look at Renewable Energy 11/2010

The implications of intermittent power and wind energy

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Hartford Business: NU/NStar Merger May Be Slowed, But Not Stopped 08/01/11

Coming from the administration of Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick — who appoints the members of both DOER and DPU — the request to delay the utility merger could be an effort to force NStar to buy power from the proposed Cape Wind renewable energy project, which would financially hurt the NStar electric subsidiary.

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Energy Tribune: Boone's Windy Misadventure and the Global Backlash Against Wind Energy 7/28/11

Those high costs will mean high costs for ratepayers. The likely cost for electricity from Cape Wind, the controversial wind project located off of Cape Code, will be about $0.21 per kilowatt-hour – if that project ever gets built.

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Boston Globe: Headwinds for a Merger 7/22/11

Regulators and utility executives aren't done maneuvering over the merger of NStar and Northeast. These power politics have the wind at their back.

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Wampanoags Try to Stop Giant Wind Farm July 8, 2011

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head says its unobstructed view of Nantucket Sound

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Why Cape Wind is Bound to Fail 6/14/11

For millions of Massachusetts residents worried about soaring electric bills, the destruction of Nantucket Sound, the loss of commercial fishing and tourism, and the desecration of tribal land - the tide is turning

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Overcoming President Obama's Wind Power Addiction June 7, 2011

Expanding wind power is core to the president's peculiar, ill-defined green energy agenda. At an April visit to a Pennsylvania turbine manufacturing facility, he went so far as to declare wind

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Cape Cod Times: Gov't Financial Support for CW in Doubt May 13, 2011

The DPU has put Cape Wind's application for a federal loan guarantee on hold!

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Cape Cod Times: Whale Sitings Alarm Cape Wind Foe Apr 28, 2011

Cape Wind could put endangered animals at risk.

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Cape Cod Times: Potential Project off Islands Could Dwarf Cape W Apr 08, 2011

Although they didn't have all the answers, state officials shared what they could with the two dozen islanders who packed a small wood-paneled meeting room inside the town offices on Fairgrounds Road.

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CCT Cheers and Jeers: Redraw the Map Apr 08, 2011

County committee green lights further industrialization of Nantucket Sound.

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Cape Cod Times Letter to the Editor: For Cape Wind, Money is Wha Apr 01, 2011

The few new jobs will likely not go to Cape Codders — just the higher electricity rates, burdensome financial responsibility for taxpayers, and a deleterious impact on the delicate ecological balance of the Sound that no one can possibly predict until it is too late.

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Cape Cod Times Letter to the Editor: If Only Keating Adopted Del Mar 31, 2011

Letter to the Editor asking Keating to protect Nantucket Sound.

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Letters to the Editor: Cape Cod Times re Hy-Line Mar 30, 2011

Four Letters to the Editor - Cape Cod Times by Don Dillon, Kathleen Chane, Andrew Rapo, Michael Davis

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Cape Cod Times Letter to the Editor by James Bodurtha Mar 28, 2011

Why should we pay 18.7 cents a kilowatt-hour with an annual built-in price increase when we can buy clean power for 10 years with no escalator at 10 cents a kilowatt-hour?

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AP: Discrepancy in Power Prices Fuels Opponents of Cape Wind Mar 27, 2011

State lawmakers gave every Massachusetts utility the same order in 2008: Buy more power from renewable energy sources.
But the state’s two largest utilities came back with vastly different deals, especially in price.

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Cape Cod Times Editorial: About Face at Hy-Line Mar 27, 2011

It's true that politics make strange bedfellows, but prospective profits can turn the Hatfields and McCoys into kissing cousins.

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Press Release: DOI "Smart from the Start" Mar 24, 2011

The DOI is initiating the process to offer the first commercial wind lease under the “Smart from the Start” Atlantic Offshore Wind program, off the coast of Delaware. The decision follows a determination that there is no competitive interest for commercial wind energy development in this area of the Outer Continental Shelf, precluding the need for competitive bidding. 

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Cape Cod Times Letter to the Editor: Fishermen Should Have Say i Mar 24, 2011

There has never been any public input on the 400 square miles of ocean wind turbines agreed to in a memorandum of understanding between Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts and former Gov. Donald Carcieri of Rhode Island.

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Cape Cod Times: Hyannis Ferry to Offer Wind Farm Ecotours Mar 21, 2011

Hy-Line Cruises, longtime opponent of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm, is joining forces with Cape Wind in a Hyannis-based ecotourism business.

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Patriot Ledger: Keating Pushing Cape Wind Manufacturer Toward Qu Mar 21, 2011

Keating asks MassTank to manufacture foundations at the Quincy Shipyard.

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Cape Cod Times: Letter to the Editor by George Krouch Mar 18, 2011

 LTE-Gordon's cause is noble, but it's time to move on

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Energy Biz Magazine: Maintaining Wind Fleets - Dealing with Hidd Mar 18, 2011


OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE COSTS FOR WIND FARMS have always been thought to be significant.

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Boston Business Journal: NStar asks to keep wind power costs fro Mar 17, 2011

NStar has objected to buying offshore wind power from Cape Wind on the grounds that the price is too high. The project’s rate of 18.7 cents per kilowatt hour — more than double the normal rate from fossil fuel power —has sparked major debate about the cost of renewable power and whether ratepayers should be asked to subsidize it.

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Mother Nature's Network: Wind Energy - What's in store Mar 16, 2011

In this case, the devil is in the costs: The electricity from one proposed wind farm set to be built off the Massachusetts shore is expected to cost about double the normal rate. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has stated that the cost of producing electricity from wind needs to come down so that it's competitive without subsidies.

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Boston Herald: Winds of Energy War Mar 14, 2011


The Patrick-controlled DPU has changed the rules of the game at half-time, and established an ambiguous standard that both exceeds the department’s authority and is vulnerable to political influence. The merger should be evaluated as to its costs, benefits and the impact on the safe, efficient and reliable delivery of electricity. Stretching the standard of regulation in an attempt to further the governor’s dreams of a wind-powered world is plain wrong.

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Commonwealth Magazine: Clear as Mud Mar 11, 2011

Many insiders are convinced the Patrick administration wants to use the decision as leverage to pressure NStar to buy the other half of the power output of Cape Wind, which would allow the offshore wind project to move forward as planned.

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Boston Globe: Evergreen will Shutter Plant this Month Mar 11, 2011

Evergreen Solar Inc. will shut its Devens manufacturing plant in the next 10 days, but doesn’t expect to have to repay state incentives for several years, according to chief executive Michael El-Hillow and financial filings. The company also said yesterday that it expects to cut 20 jobs at its Marlborough headquarters by the end of the year. Those cuts, in areas such as sales and human resources, would be in addition to the 800 jobs eliminated at the Devens plant.

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Boston Herald: Utility Mergers Must Benefit Environment Mar 10, 2011

The decision could press NStar and Northeast Utilities into buying Cape Wind energy.

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Martha's Vineyard Times: Cape Wind Opponents Want State to Take Mar 09, 2011

Cape Wind opponents, citing NSTAR's contracts with lower cost wind projects, have filed a motion with state regulators requesting that they reopen the agreement between the offshore wind farm and National Grid, the State House News reported. The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound claims the contract with National Grid will force Massachusetts businesses and customers to pay $1.2 billion in above-market energy costs.

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Call to Action: NStar held to stricter standard Mar 08, 2011

CALL TO ACTION

The news tells us that now the state is going to mandate that the proposed merger between “Boston utility NStar and the Connecticut-based Northeast Utilities, will be held to a stricter standard that will probably put more pressure on the companies to increase the use of non-polluting energy sources such as wind and solar power.” Please write Letters to the Editors!

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Cape Cod Times Letter to the Editor by Clayton Lang Mar 06, 2011

For years we've been hearing how beneficial, and affordable, the electricity would be from the proposed turbines that Cape Wind wants to build in Nantucket Sound.
We now know that this electricity would cost over 75 percent more than from land-based wind turbines and over 150 percent more in 10 years. And that doesn't include the millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies given to Cape Wind to build the turbines. NStar sensibly declined to purchase electricity from Cape Wind at that price.

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Template Letter for COP/EA Mar 04, 2011

Template letter to BOEMRE re comments on COP and asking for 60-day EA comment period.

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Cape Cod Times: CW Deal with Natl Grid Draws Fire Mar 04, 2011

The primary opponents of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm want a deal to sell power from the project re-examined.

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State Capitol Briefs: CW Opponents Move to Reopen Overpriced Con Mar 03, 2011


Cape Wind opponents, citing NSTAR's contracts with lower cost wind projects, have filed a motion with state regulators requesting that they reopen the agreement between the offshore wind farm and National Grid. 

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Cape Cod Times: CW Plan Draws Fire Mar 01, 2011

The federal government has released a plan for how the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm will be built and operated. Opponents of the project immediately decried the two-week comment period on an environmental assessment for the 871-page plan. Such assessments are used to determine if changes to a project require more extensive review.

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Offshore Wind Wire: Fed Regulators Release Cape Wind Operations Mar 01, 2011

Federal regulators released a plan last week describing how the planned Cape Wind offshore wind project will be built and operated, the Cape Cod Times reported today.
The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound — the primary Cape Wind opposition — criticized the two-week comment period on an environmental assessment for the 871-page document.  The comment period ends on March 9.

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Daily Mail: Why the 250 Billion Pound Wind Industry Could Be the Feb 28, 2011

Why the £250bn wind power industry could be the greatest scam of our age - and here are the three 'lies' that prove it

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Cape Cod Times My View - Stop Proliferation of Wind Turbines Feb 24, 2011

Cape Cod Times: 2/24/11 Stop proliferation of wind turbines
By DONALD DuBERGER
I am 50 years old and have lived on Cape Cod for more than 40 years. I think I know better what is best for Cape Cod than any political appointee from who-knows-where with a cowboy hat and an agenda.
As a sitting planning board member in Bourne, I have been involved with the writing of our initial and since-amended turbine bylaw. I have benefited from many hours of testimony from both applicants and representatives from the turbine industry.


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Commonwealth Magazine: Power Surge Feb 24, 2011

NStar Corp. quietly filed with state regulators late last week three wind-power contracts that will provide electricity at prices that are both competitive with fossil fuels and significantly cheaper than Cape Wind.

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AIM: NStar Finds Inexpensive Wind Power, Bypassing Cape Wind Feb 24, 2011

A proposal by NSTAR to purchase power from three wind energy companies confirms that Massachusetts utilities can provide plentiful amounts of renewable electricity without saddling ratepayers with expensive projects like Cape Wind.

Energy costsNSTAR sought state approval Friday to buy 109 megawatts of electricity from Hoosac Wind of Massachusetts,  Groton Wind of New Hampshire and Blue Sky East of Maine. The competitively bid contracts range between 10 and 15 years and together represent 1.6 percent of the total demand from NStar’s 1.1 million customers in 81 eastern Massachusetts communities.

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Comment Talking Points Feb 22, 2011

Comment Talking Points:
● The designation of this area before MSP has occurred is putting the cart ahead of the horse. 
●  A comprehensive ocean zoning plan would classify areas like Nantucket Sound – where multiple public use values, marine & air navigation safety, and protected resources are at stake – to be off-limits to energy development.
● Under the RFI, developers will now stake out their tracts of the ocean.  Given the DOI’s rush to develop renewable energy anywhere regardless of the impacts, as confirmed by Cape Wind, it will then be too late for MSP. 
● Action should be withheld on conferring development rights in the RFI until the President’s commitment to MSP has been honored in a meaningful way.
● The issuance of this RFI confirms that an extensive zone is available as an alternative to Cape Wind’s targeted location in Nantucket Sound.  This area must now be considered as an alternative site in the federal review of Cape Wind. 
● If the DOI wants to be “smart of the start”, it will use the RFI planning process to incorporate MSP at the front end of offshore wind development and, within that context, move the Cape Wind project.  Sound ocean management, not meeting an arbitrary megawatt development goal by 2012, should be the guiding principle.

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Boston Herald Op Ed by Audra Parker Feb 22, 2011

Why did the Patrick administration so avidly pursue Evergreen? Because in Massachusetts, when it comes to spending scarce state tax dollars, it is ideology — not due diligence, the prospect for jobs or even common sense — that is the driving force. Now Patrick is embarked on a new green energy mission that promises to create an even greater financial crater for Massachusetts than the one that’s been left by Evergreen.

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Worcester Telegram: Against the Wind Jan 25, 2011

Durkin says project is too much, too fast
NORTHBORO ACTIVIST A BIG FOE OF CAPE WIND
Barbara J. Durkin of Northboro keeps an eye on the development of the Cape Wind energy project.

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BOEMRE Press Release: The Bureau is withdrawing the direct final Jan 24, 2011


As a result of adverse public comments, the bureau is withdrawing the direct final rule and will instead proceed with a more conventional rulemaking process to make the change. BOEMRE expects to issue a proposed rule within the next month and initiate a 30-day public comment period.

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Cape Cod Times: Letter to the Editor by Don Dillon Jan 24, 2011

Folks, don't give up fighting this thing ... that's what they hope you will do!

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AP: Patrick Proposes $65 M Local Aid Cut Jan 21, 2011

In his annual address to the Massachusetts Municipal Association, the governor said he will propose a $65 million cut in unrestricted local aid, reducing it to $834 million overall.

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MassInc: Hostage Negotiations Jan 20, 2011

Will the Patrick administration hold hostage the proposed merger of NStar Corp. and Northeast Utilities until NStar agrees to buy the rest of Cape Wind’s power output?
Regulators have already approved the sale of half of Cape Wind’s electricity to National Grid, but the nation’s first offshore wind project hasn’t been able to find a buyer for the other half. NStar, which has 1.1 million gas and electric customers in Greater Boston, Worcester County, the South Shore, Cape Cod, and Martha’s Vineyard, has shown little interest in Cape Wind so far. But that may change as it seeks regulatory approval for its merger with Northeast Utilities, the parent company of Connecticut Light and Power, Connecticut’s Yankee Gas, Public Service of New Hampshire, and Western Massachusetts Electric.

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Wall Street Journal Editorial: Solar Power Eclipse Jan 19, 2011

Politicians always seem to show up for the green energy ribbon-cuttings but somehow they manage to miss the plant closings. Evergreen Solar is indeed a "symbol"—of the folly of taxpayer green subsidies.

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Cape Cod Times Letter to the Editor by Cindy VanDoren Jan 17, 2011

I write to express my outrage that the commonwealth is now electing to pursue wind technology on land on Cape Cod, after already attempting to rob us of our cherished history and legacy in Nantucket Sound.

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Worcester Business Journal: Audra Parker responds to Op Ed Jan 17, 2011

Don’t be misled by the inflated promises of Cape Wind’s public relations people — construction of this flawed and overpriced project is nowhere near ready to go, and likely never will be. For the sake of all of you who would have to pay for this massive energy Big Dig if it is allowed to go forward, the half-truths and exaggerations made in Mark Rodgers’ op-ed ("The Trickle-Down Effect of Cape Wind," Jan. 3, 2011) need to be addressed.

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Letter to the Editor by Barbara Durkin Jan 16, 2011

The MetroWest Daily News : 1/16/11 LTE-Durkin: A waste of public money

Evergreen Solar says it will stay in Marlborough, Mass. - and cuts 800 jobs' in Mass' [1/13/11] is tragic news for families.


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Cape Cod Times Letter to the Editor by Jack Stupakevich Jan 16, 2011

The issuance of the last permit really is a shame!

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Boston Herald: Scott Brown: Wind Plan Weak Jan 15, 2011

U.S. Sen. Scott Brown yesterday expressed reservations about a proposal for huge offshore wind farms south of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, questioning whether the costs are too high and whether there’s enough local support.

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Cape Cod Times: Failed Wind Projects Make Builders Skittish Jan 15, 2011

From now on, it may cost towns more to build industrial-sized wind turbines.

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New York Times: Solar Panel Maker Moves Work to China Jan 14, 2011

Aided by at least $43 million in assistance from the government of Massachusetts and an innovative solar energy technology, Evergreen Solar emerged in the last three years as the third-largest maker of solar panels in the United States.

But now the company is closing its main American factory, laying off the 800 workers by the end of March and shifting production to a joint venture with a Chinese company in central China. Evergreen cited the much higher government support available in China.

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Cape Cod Times: Letter to the Editor by Barbara Durkin Jan 08, 2011

The wind bill undermines citizens' rights by design. The road to energy efficiency is not paved with wind turbines.

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Indian Country Today: Cape Wind Bogged Down in Lawsuits Jan 07, 2011

– Eight months after the Obama administration approved what it hopes will be America’s flagship offshore industrial wind energy factory in the waters of Nantucket Sound that are sacred to the Wampanoag nations, the Cape Wind project is swamped in litigation filed by a rising tide of opposition.

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Cape Cod Times: Letter to the Editor by Rich Mullin Dec 30, 2010

Clogged Cape air space argues against turbines. Have Cape Wind advocates learned enough yet about why this is a bad idea? Add the Dec. 19 article regarding Cape Cod air space.

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Cape Skies Offer Unique Challenge Dec 19, 2010

Cape Skies Offer Unique Challenge
Cape Skies: A Zoo in Summer

The skies above Cape Cod and the islands and the runways below are among the most crowded in the state.

Nantucket Memorial Airport and Barnstable Municipal Airport are the second and third busiest airports in Massachusetts after Logan International Airport in Boston.


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Cape Cod Times: Letter to the Editor by John Arnold Dec 08, 2010

Cape Cod Times Letter to the Editor by John Arnold: "I believe Cape Wind is potentially the biggest technical failure in US history, masquerading as a "greening" project but really a ginormous and unfair windfall for EMI investors at the expense of MA taxpayers."

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Cape Cod Times: Editorial - Mixed Grade - Ian Bowles Dec 04, 2010

Bowles pushed green agenda with blinders:
In the zeal to push the renewable agenda, local control is being lost and local voices are being drowned out.

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Cape Cod Times: Letter to the Editor by Don Dillon Dec 04, 2010

Letter to the Editor by Don Dillon: Cape Cod Times: 12/04/10 Only greed is driving the rush to wind power

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Cape Cod Times: Editorial "Assembly seeks stricter regs" Nov 30, 2010

Assembly seeks stricter regulations for wind turbines:
The Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates demonstrated that foresight also can be used wisely to assess the still-evolving controversy over wind turbines for Cape Cod.
They rejected a proposal that would have set standards for land-based turbines under the Cape Cod Commission's Regional Policy Plan. The proposed standards for local wind-energy projects and regulations governing them, they determined, are too lenient.

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Cape Wind's Big Win Nov 23, 2010

Boston Herald:

Massachusetts regulators yesterday approved an electricity rate deal between Cape Wind and National Grid that could force consumers and businesses to pay $1.4 billion extra on their energy bills over 15 years.

“This decision will not only raise costs for our members, but also establishes a dangerous precedent of regulatory rubber-stamping of renewable energy contracts with absolutely no concern for the ratepayer,” said Robert Rio, vice president at the Associated Industries of Massachusetts.

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Cape Cod Times: State Set to Flip Switch on Wind Power Deal Nov 15, 2010


The state Department of Public Utilities is expected to decide this week whether the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm is a good deal for consumers.
Cape Wind and National Grid had asked for a decision by today but sources with knowledge of the proceedings said the agency's ruling is likely to come later in the week.
The DPU first took up the question of whether Cape Wind is cost-effective after National Grid agreed in May to buy half the power generated by the project's 130 turbines.
Since that time, the agency has received an avalanche of filings about the deal from opponents and supporters. In September, the three-person state board responsible for reviewing electricity and gas rates held several weeks of hearings on the case.

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Cape Wind: Don't be tricked Oct 30, 2010

Boston Herald article by Ted Kennedy Jr: "Cape Wind: Don't be tricked"

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Letter to the Editor by Audra Parker Oct 23, 2010

Cape Cod Times: 10/23/10 LTE-Cape Wind would have us go broke to go green -Cape Wind continues to obscure the truth with continual claims that its offshore wind project is a "real bargain."

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Choice of New Bedford Cape Wind Staging Area Called 'Big Win,' $ Oct 20, 2010

Gov. Deval Patrick is preparing to announce that a New Bedford port has been selected by Cape Wind as the staging area for its project, a decision the administration says will cost taxpayers about $35 million

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Bernett Research Poll: 70% of Ratepayers Reject CW Project Oct 13, 2010

The poll by Boston based Bernett Research is based on telephone interviews with 300 National Grid ratepayers from communities across MA conducted Oct 6 through Oct 9 and has a margin of error of +/- 5.7 percent. 70% want to reject the Cape Wind project.

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Lowell Sun: Nat'l Grid Deal Means Higher Rates for Local Consume Oct 13, 2010

LOWELL -- The Cape Wind project will feature hundreds of turbines off Nantucket Sound, but thousands of ratepayers in Greater Lowell communities will be the ones seeing their energy bills rise because of the $2 billion offshore wind farm.

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Cape Cod Times: My View - A Sweetheart Deal, But Not For Us Oct 12, 2010

My View: By

All too many have given up since the U.S. secretary of the Interior deemed it a done deal. Not me, nor many of the people who have become aware of what this industrial power plant has in store for Cape Cod, the Islands and the people of Massachusetts.

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Cape Wind Backers Blew Right By Cost Oct 10, 2010

Front page article in Sunday's Boston Globe: So if Cape Wind is such a pricey proposition, why is it being built at all?

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Cape Cod Times: Letter to the Editor by Bruce McPherson Oct 10, 2010

Falmouth is so troubled today. If, say, each of those 610 turbines Gov. Patrick wants displaces five families, that's more than 3,000 families forced to move away. If they sue developers at $500,000 a home, that's a $1.5 billion problem in Vacationland!

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Charlie Baker, Time Cahill Blast Costs of Deval Patrick 'Pet' Ca Oct 05, 2010

Charlie Baker accused Governor Patrick of treating Cape Wind as a personal pet project despite mounting concerns about its multibillion dollar costs.

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Cape Wind-Bags Oct 04, 2010

Boston Herald: Jay Fitzgerald 10/04/2010 All the hot air about cost savings. Herald review finds project will whack Mass. businesses.

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Cape Wind Siting Economics and Cultures of the Coasts (Part 1 of Sep 29, 2010

Examiner.com: 9/29/10 -  Wind power  belongs on the prairie and in mountain states - by Jon Anderson

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Revealed: Wind Farm Power Twice as Costly as Gas or Coal Sep 28, 2010

Mailonline.com: 9/28/10 - Revealed: Wind farm power twice as costly as gas or coal

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Windpower: Not as Free as You Think by Lisa Linowes Sep 27, 2010

masterresource.org: 9/27/19 - Windpower: Not as Free as You Think by Lisa Linowes

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Thanet Wind Farm Will Milk Us of Billions by Christopher Booker Sep 25, 2010

Telegragh.co.uk: 9/25/10 - Thanet wind farm will milk us of billions by Christopher Booker. A crucial first step towards getting some grip on reality must be for those who report on these wind farms to stop hiding away the colossal price we are all now having to pay for one of the greatest scams of our age.

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Tax Shock Blowing in from Cape Wind Sep 24, 2010


APNS Fact Sheet: 9/24/10 - THE TAX SHOCK BLOWING IN FROM CAPE WIND

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Tax Shock Blowing in from Cape Wind Sep 24, 2010


APNS Fact Sheet: 9/24/10 - THE TAX SHOCK BLOWING IN FROM CAPE WIND

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Cape Cod Times: Letter to the Editor by John Arnold Sep 23, 2010

Cape Cod Times: 9/23/10 Letter to the Editor - Why must wind farm be so ginormous? by John Arnold

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Martha's Vineyard Times Editorial: It's Time to Rethink the Whol Sep 23, 2010

Martha's Vineyard Times Editorial: 9/23/10 It's time to rethink this whole business of turbines, land-based and at sea. There's no benefit to the individual, who often ends up paying higher energy bills; little benefit to the town besides (sometimes) an initial cash payment; a questionable benefit to the grid, especially when you calculate the energy costs of installing these behemoths and the necessity of fallback energy when the wind doesn't blow; but lots of benefits to the developers who are described ... as carpetbaggers, pod people, and traveling salesmen for whom the only green that counts is the color of money."

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Windfall in New York by Stanley Fish Sep 21, 2010

New York Times: 9/20/10 Opinionator - Windfall in New York by Stanley Fish.There is a David and Goliath aspect to these battles between heavily funded corporate interests and citizen activists who come out and stand in the rain with home-made signs. Will the NIMBY’s — a designation one should wear with pride — really be able to do something, as they did in Meredith, or will the forces of darkness masking as environmental crusaders prevail?

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Anti-Cape Wind Group Claims Records Hidden - Cape Cod Times - Pa Sep 10, 2010

Cape Cod Times: 9/10/10 - Anti-Cape Wind Group Claims Records Hidden - by Patrick Cassidy

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Boston Herald Editorial - Of Rights and Wind Sep 01, 2010

Boston Herald: 9/01/10 Editorial:Of rights and wind - There is enormous wisdom coming out of the Supreme Judicial Court in yesterday’s Cape Wind ruling. Sad to say that wisdom was found in the dissenting opinion offered by Chief Justice Margaret Marshall and will, therefore, be little more than a footnote in the long and tortured history of this project.

 

 

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Cape Wind Foes Want Grid Contracts Axed Jul 30, 2010

Boston Herald: 8/30/10 Cape Wind foes want Grid contracts axed - Cape Wind opponents are urging state regulators to dismiss contracts between the offshore wind power developers and National Grid, citing the state’s recent rejection of three contracts filed by Nstar.

 

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The True Cost of Cape Wind Jun 23, 2010

W. Robert Patterson's in-depth report on the true cost of Cape Wind

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Boston Magazine: Ill Wind

The tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico is the most compelling reason yet to reconsider construction of an offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound.

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