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

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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

02/07/2013 - 6:30pm

Pika wind turbine by Pika Energy in Gorham MaineA small company in Gorham, Maine has big plans for reducing the cost of small wind turbines for homes and businesses.

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

02/06/2013 - 4:24pm

An unusual structure with a wind turbine in Denmark by University of Southern MaineWould you like to see some bold innovations and examples of a nationwide commitment to sustainable energy and resilience?

01/21/2013 - 11:09pm

the community wind turbine at the University of Maine at Presque IsleAt the Maine Agricultural Trade Show held in Augusta on January 8-10, 2013, Sue Jones of Community Energy Partners and Windustry gave two presentations to atte

01/17/2013 - 7:55pm

A wind turbine in MaineThe penetration of wind power in Europe has reached the point where it is becoming difficult to integrate into the power network.

01/17/2013 - 5:46pm

graduatesThe Proton OnSite Scholarship and Innovation Program is fueling the next generation of scientific innovation by recognizing and awarding high school seniors, college students, and innovators who can find new and creative ways for

01/16/2013 - 4:20pm

wind turbine at the Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle, MaineOn January 8, 2013, The U.S.

01/09/2013 - 6:01pm

Interior View of the reading room inside the dome of the US CogressYou can say what you want about congressional antics around the much-sung "fiscal cliff".

12/19/2012 - 3:58pm

Ocean Renewable Power Company's underwater tidal power generation device before installation in Cobscook Bay, MaineThe Maine Composites Alliance (MCA), Maine Wind Industry Initiative (MWII) and Environmental and Energy Techno

12/16/2012 - 11:57pm

Two tugs tend a floating offshore wind turbine such as is proposed for installation in the Gulf of Maine by Statoil in its Hywind project.On December 12, 2012, the US Department of Energy's Office of Energy Effeciency