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

09/18/2013 - 10:25am

Razorbill landing among Atlantic puffins by Rosie Walunas of USFWSOffshore wind power development will be invisible to land-based humans, but how might it affect offshore sea birds?

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".

08/05/2013 - 1:58pm

students at Kennebec Valley Community College learn to install solar panelsIf you are ready for a career change or just want to broaden your skill set to include the energy technologies of tomorrow, Maine's Community C

07/17/2013 - 9:48pm

Tom Brubaker of Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority and Professor Jeffrey Thaler of University of MaineOn July 17, 2013, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) hosted an early morning forum on the topic

05/23/2013 - 4:42pm

the Volturn US wind turbine base designed by the DeepCwind consortium at the University of MaineOn May 31, 2013, The University of Maine will make history by launching its 1/8 scale prototype of a 6MW VolturnUS wind turbine, "Vo

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.

04/18/2013 - 8:50pm

feed in tariff image from 350 dot orgHave you ever wondered how some countries such as Germany can afford to deploy wind and solar energy technologies at such a higher rate than we do in the U

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

03/21/2013 - 8:42pm

Rep Barry Hobbins and Senator Jim Boyd talk about energy at the E2Tech event in March 2013 in Augusta MaineOn March 21, 2013, the Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) partnered with the New England Clean Energy Co