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

 
 
03/29/2014 - 9:16pm

Maine Governor Paul LePage photo by Kay MannOn March 20, 2014, The Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine, (E2Tech) hosted its annual Augusta forum for legislators, regulators, administration officials, businesses, and Mai

03/26/2014 - 2:59pm

Steve von Vogt Director of the Maine Composites Alliance moderates the Maine Ocean and Wind industry Initiative supply chain workshop in Portland Maine in March 2014 photo by Kay Mann The wind energy market in the Northeast, especially in M

02/11/2014 - 5:39pm

Climate Solutions Working Together for Maines Future logoWhile many of us may feel helpless to do anything about climate change, a small coalition of inspired organizations has banded together to create a conference t

01/23/2014 - 12:55pm

VolturnUS the first grid-tied floating wind turbine in the US designed by the University of Maine Engineering Department and licensed to Maine Aqua Ventus Photo courtesy of University of MaineOn January 16, 2014, t

01/14/2014 - 1:48pm

  Students competing in the 2013 Maine Wind Blade Challenge image courtesy of Maine Composites AllianceThe Maine Composites Alliance, organizer of the Maine Wind Blade Challenge, is inv

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

12/11/2013 - 1:49pm

Bicknells Thrush by  Gregory Gough US Geological SurveyOn Wednesday December 4, 2013, Maine Audubon hosted a community presentation and discussion about its latest scientific report, which assesses where wind power

11/17/2013 - 4:26pm

VolturnUS is the University of Maines prototype floating offshore wind turbine and the nations first grid connected offshore wind turbine it is part of a larger coalition called Maine Aqua Ventus I GP LLC In response to public pressure,

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