Green energy or dollars?
Estimates for developing the Sheffield and Sutton project exceed $100 million.
Up to two thirds of that is offset by federal subsidies, which we pay for. Over $60 million. A pretty good motivator.
May 24, 2006
by Greg Bryant, Sheffield
in Caledonian Record
Mr. Nat Tripp appears to have hit a "hot button" for Washington Electric Coop and their general manager Avram Patt. WEC has been a supporter of industrial scale wind in the Northeast Kingdom for some time.
But what about industrial wind in Washington County?
Buried in his letter to the editor, Patt notes: "WEC has successfully resold Renewable Energy Certificates ... and is very knowledgeable about this subject." We agree with this statement.
Avram was a presenter at the Sutton informational meetings. When asked if the power could be resold to the grid, he skirted around the... [continue via Web link]