Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Offshore Wind: The Enormously Expensive Energy Alternative

By Steve Goreham Originally published by The Washington Times The US Department of the Interior announced the first offshore wind energy lease sale earlier this month. Interior plans a July auction of 164,750 acres off the southern coasts of Rhode … Continue reading

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Forecasts of the Boston Blizzard

I thought I’d save a few forecast graphics now, to see how they hold up when the snow event is over. First, here’s the one from NWS Boston. I can’t say I much like their color scheme, as it gives … Continue reading

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Bad battery “karma” – Taxpayers’ Green ‘Investment’ in Battery Company Withers

By Paul Chesser, National Legal & Policy Center A123 Systems – the taxpayer-funded electric vehicle battery manufacturer that famously shipped duds to Fisker Automotive, which caused one of its luxurious Karma EVs to shut down just before a Consumer Reports … Continue reading

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Another publicly larded solar company – this one wants to walk away from their solar manufacturing plant

BOSTON (AP) — Evergreen Solar is asking a bankruptcy judge for permission to walk away from its former plant in Devens. The company, which received tens of millions in state aid before shuttering its facilities last year and moving its … Continue reading

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Rep Edward Markey sticks his nose into private business

Bishop Hill writes (and I’ve reposted in entirety with apologies in advance): Politicians notice Fakegate Rep Edward Markey of Massachusetts has written to Heartland asking for them to document the inaccuracies in the Fakegate documents and asking for originals. In a … Continue reading

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