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

 
 
09/19/2012 - 9:32pm

Tugboats installing an offshore wind power turbine in Statoil's hywind Project off Norway's coastThe National Wildlife Federation does not seem to be afraid that offshore wind turbines will pose a threat to wildlife in the

09/13/2012 - 5:18pm

Jeff Thaler of E2Tech moderates a senatorial candidates' debate between Angus King, Charlie Summers and Cynthia Dill in Portland, MaineOn September 13, 2012, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) hosted a debate

09/10/2012 - 4:49pm

Panelists at the AWEA New England Regional Summit September 5, 2012 in Portland, MaineOn September 5 and 6, 2012, the American Wind Energy Association hosted a Regional Wind Energy Summit for New England in Portland, Maine.

08/29/2012 - 4:11pm

The energy and  shelter area of the common ground country fair in Unity Maine hosted by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners AssociationAre you looking for inspiration for your next energy reform project? O

08/29/2012 - 4:03pm

A floating offshore wind turbine, as proposed by Statoil for testing and installation in the Gulf of MainePerhaps one of the most frequent complaints about the development of wind technology revolv

08/21/2012 - 12:47pm

Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) logoThe Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) will host a senatorial candidates' debate on September 13, 2012 in Portland.

04/17/2012 - 12:04pm

The April 16, 2012 issue of Mainebiz holds a great article by Douglas Rooks, which describes the many forces acting on the wind power industry in Maine. Some of those forces include low natural gas prices, the imminent expiration of the federal production tax credit for wind power producers and unreliable support for the industry from both state and federal officials.

04/13/2012 - 10:35am

E2TEch hosted a forum entitled, "UMaine: Clean Tech Innovation Partner" on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at UMaine Orono and telecast to USM in Portland. John Volz, Executive Director of Blackstone Accelerates Growth moderated the panel. John's mantra throughout the morning was: "In clean technology, it is important to be able to really build things."