Wind energy is hailed as a boost to the local economy. It’s really a burden to the economy, and here’s how. The Hidden Costs of Wind-Power Subsidies The negative prices for wind power force local utilities out of wholesale power markets because utility-owned generation can’t compete with subsidized, mandated power, with demand growth very low … Continue reading Hidden costs of wind power a burden to the local economy
AEP Cancels Plans for $4.5 billion U.S. Wind Farm Power company scraps Wind Catcher project after rejection by Texas regulators By Erin Ailworth July 27, 2018 5:30 p.m. ET American Electric Power Co. said Friday that it is scrapping plans to develop one of the largest wind farms in the U.S., a day after the … Continue reading Wind industry admits massive project will fail without subsidies
The Sales Pitch: A Promise with no Guarantees RES drafts tax promise in L’Anse AUG 10, 2018| L’ANSE | JOSHUA VISSERS |The Mining Gazette More than 50 people filled the L'Anse Township Hall for Wednesday's township board meeting to deliberate the Summit Lake Wind Project proposal and the zoning that governs it. L’Anse Township tax assessor … Continue reading The Mining Gazette: RES drafts tax promise in L’Anse
Pro-wind, Proponents, Proposals, Propoganda Jim Fedie Accessor - gives a report on a "preliminary proposal" from RES.Again why the Accessor is negotiating with a project that is not approved or even legal to put in. Mark Massicotte – Chair Baraga County Economic Development Corporation
Will baraga county risk losing increasing tourism opportunities for the sake of unreliable temporary tax benefits? see letter to editor here: Tourism Revenue - Gone with the Wind Local officials agree that Michigan tourism is on the rise By Gloria Nzeka | May 9, 2018 | Great Lakes Echo | Capital News Service State and local officials’ efforts … Continue reading Will L’Anse township risk losing tourism opportunities for the sake of unreliable short term tax benefits?