Skip to comments.Green energy, high prices, and political manipulation
Posted on 10/22/2011 7:29:37 AM PDT by Twotone
Three years ago, a winner was chosen to make Rhode Island the nation's first state with an offshore wind farm.
Republican Gov. Donald Carcieri made the announcement: Deepwater Wind Inc., -- a well-capitalized New Jersey wind power development company with hotshot lobbyists -- won the contract.
Carcieri unveiled the $1.3 billion, 800-job venture in language fit for a legacy: "This is much more than an energy project. This is about creating a new industry in Rhode Island; an industry that puts Rhode Island at the epicenter of the emerging alternative energy market."
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...
We can have “wind” here...if you want an extra charge added to your bill every month....kinda like Bank of America charge ...but no one says boo....and I have yet to see it “known” in our newspapers.
I’m beginning to fully understand what crony capitalism is. Seems every one of these huge, subsidized “green energy” projects is riddled with corruption.
“Green energy” states will be twisting in the wind when new technologies bring the cost of energy back down to 1950s levels.
While Ron Arnold does a great job peeling this onion. Unfortunately while he does id the the governors political affiliation, Republican, he does not do so with the judge or the AG or go into which party controls the state legislature.
Anybody know what they are? I assume they’re democrat are they ?