That tide just runs like the dickens all up and down the coast here, especially the further you get down towards Eastport.

Water Power Blog Posts


Maine has many ways to get power from water.  Just a few of them are: hydropower, tidal power and ocean wave power.  We will bring you conversations with experts on all of these and more.  If you are an expert on a water-power technology, or if you have questions for Maine's experts on these technologies, please join in the conversation here.

Ocean Renewable Power Company's beta tidal turbine generator

Ocean Renewable Power Company's Beta Power Generation Turbine Unit, made from composite materials

12/16/2013 - 5:58pm

Paul Williamson of Maine Wind and Ocean Industry Initiative photo by Kay MannOn December 11, 2013, the Maine Ocean and Wind Industry Initiative (MOWII) convened an evening social event to highlight the fact that wind and ocean energy prospe

11/17/2013 - 3:37pm

past winners of the MIT Clean Energy Prize courtesy of Massachusetts Institute of Technology On November 14, 2013, the US Department of Energy announced the opening of the

09/14/2013 - 3:18pm

 the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine logoOn September 3, 2013, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) released a report entitled, "The Clean Technology Sector in Maine 2013".

08/12/2013 - 7:57pm

The solar home of David Tilton in Richmond MaineOn July 26, 2013 the Tilton home was open to the public to look into a more environmentally friendly way of life.

07/16/2013 - 12:12pm

ORPCs TidGe tm turbine generator unit or TGU just prior to installation in Cobscook Bay Maine 08 14 2012Maine is the first and only place in the nation where tidal energy has been harnessed and fed direct

05/24/2013 - 9:43am

you do not want to be here above the hydropower dam in Brunswick Maine photo by Kay MannMaine has a rich resource in what Angus King calls, "the power of falling water".

05/20/2013 - 10:17pm

an ocean wave breaking credited to Bureau of Ocean Energy ManagementMaine lies beside a vast energy source that we can draw upon to provide for our own power needs, with enough to export: the winds, tides and waves of the ocea

05/10/2013 - 1:05pm

Orono, May 3 2013- The wind and seas raged as the 2013 Maine Wind Blade and Windstorm Challenge kicked off at the University of Maine Orono New Balance Student Recreation Center.

03/28/2013 - 12:09pm

A hydrodynamic bearing demonstration rig courtesy of NASAOn March 18, 2013, the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) announced a total of $580,111 in

02/06/2013 - 6:24pm

The Office of Indian Energy and the Denali Commission tour the National Wind Technology Center in Colorado Photo courtesy of NRELOn January 30, 2013, the US Energy Department announced the second round of