Tag: wind power
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine utility regulators are moving forward with a plan to enter into a long-term contract with a proposed wind power project in Somerset County. The Public Utilities Commission voted 2-1 on Wednesday to accept modified terms for an agreement to buy power from NextEra’s proposed Highland Wind project. If the company […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.