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Governor Roy Cooper and his RINO buddies Phil Berger and Tim Moore, have imposed a Green New Deal on NC in House Bill 951, which is now law.  The RINO state senator Beaufort County will inherit with redistricting, Jim Perry was also a big player in that.

How the wind energy boondoggle rips off electric ratepayers is being seen in the UK, which has already gone down this expensive path that Cooper, Berger, and Moore have set for NC. A big part of the problem is that wind energy is of a "feast or famine" nature.  There are times of the year that there is high electricity demand but winds are light or nonexistant, so wind energy production is low.  This is often the case during the summer and winter.  Then, power must be bought on the open market, at a higher cost, to keep the grid up.

The opposite side of the coin is the spring and sometimes fall, when there are good wind conditions for electricity production, but not enough demand.  During these periods, the wind turbines operators are paid to NOT produce electricity, and that cost is passed on to consumers in their electricy bills.

How much does that cost?  The Herald, one of Scotland's major newspaper researched it and found that UK electric ratepayers are paying wind turbine owners a billion pounds a year to NOT produce electricity.

In other places, like Ontario, the wind energy is producing but then sold at a loss to Quebec or New York or just dumped.  That is still a major burden on ratepayers for this inefficient source of electricity.

That is a rip off, and it is a rip off that NC electric ratepayers will be seeing in the future due to Cooper, Berger, Moore, and Perry.

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