There's a lot of wind blowing like stink all over Maine, and no, it does NOT all blow out of Augusta, either!

Wind Power Blog Posts

Maine's Conversation About Wind Power

Wind power holds the potential to play a large role in shifting Maine's energy economy from a net export of dollars for oil to a net export of energy for dollars. Such a major shift deserves a lot of discussion and we invite Mainers with all points of view to have their say here. What have your experiences been with wind power? What is your opinion, and what facts can you share with us to support it?

Please note that the opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Green Energy Maine, LLC or its sponsors. 

wind turbine at university of maine at presque isle

The wind turbine at University of Maine at Presque Isle

 
 
08/28/2015 - 4:58pm

Image of Kathleen Meil courtesy of Evergreen Home PerformanceFive Mainers plan to join a diverse group of leaders from across the country gathering in Washington, D.C.

08/28/2015 - 4:36pm
07/31/2015 - 6:57pm

Sue Jones of Community Energy Partners photo by Kay MannOn July 10, 2015, Greater Portland Council of Governments hosted a workshop entitled, "Maximizing Opportunities in Renewable Energy Development for Farmers, Agricultural Produce

07/01/2015 - 5:43pm

Climate Solutions Map courtesy of Climate SolutionsThe Climate Solutions Mapping Project is collecting information on community, business, governmental, and educational initiatives in Maine that are working to prevent furt

07/01/2015 - 2:42pm

VolturnUS offshore floating wind turbine image courtesy of University of Maine.A group of Stanford University researchers calling themselves "The Solutions Project" has presented a roadmap in the form of a pa

06/23/2015 - 9:36am

Alan Caron, photo courtesy of Envision MaineOn June 12, 2015, Envision Maine convened an unprecedented gathering of some of Maine’s largest chambers of commerce, environmental, energy and research organizations to explore the changes th

06/01/2015 - 4:37pm
03/01/2015 - 5:06pm

An aerial view of a Pika hybrid system in Gorham Maine photo courtesy of Pika EnergyOn February 5, 2015, Pika Energy, a Westbrook-based manufacturer of residential wind turbines and wind-solar hybrid systems,

01/25/2015 - 5:19pm

The government energy policy panel photo by Kay MannGovernor Paul LePage has placed energy cost reduction at the top of his agenda in his second term.

01/04/2015 - 7:48pm

USDA logo courtesy of USDAOn December 29, 2014, the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) final rule and Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA) was published in the Federal Register.