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Oakfield Receives First Payment From First Wind

| March 5, 2014

OAKFIELD, Maine (AP) – A Maine town has received the first of payments that will amount to millions of dollars from an agreement with a renewable energy company. First Wind said Tuesday that it has paid the town of Oakfield $600,000 as part of an agreement to build its wind power project there. The payment […]

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Friends of Maine Mountains Attacks Maine Audubon Report

| December 12, 2013

WELD, Maine (AP) – A group that has opposed wind power projects in Maine is attacking a report by Maine Audubon that concluded the state can develop wind power without harming wildlife. Friends of Maine Mountains on Thursday called on Maine Audubon to retract its findings. It also accused the environmental organization of being biased […]

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New Resource for Wind Power Students

| August 15, 2012

Students across the nation specializing in Wind Power, will now have a brand new resource to further their education.  A new textbook set to hit classrooms this fall, was actually written by an associate at Northern Maine Community College.  News Source 8 reporter Jenna Callari has a look.

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