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First Wind hosts ATV ride-In at Rollins project in Maine

First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, and the Penobscot Off Road Riders co-hosted the first “Ride the Wind” ATV Ride-In June 15 at the Rollins (Me.) Wind Project, the company said in a news release. The Ride-In event brought together ATV enthusiasts from across the area to experience one of Maine’s wind projects … Continue reading First Wind hosts ATV ride-In at Rollins project in Maine

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Maine school wind energy project a finalist for Volvo international award

A wind project spearheaded by students at a Maine high school is one of seven finalists in the international Volvo Adventure Awards. The awards, sponsored by the Swedish multinational automaker and manufacturer, recognize projects that serve as solutions to an environmental problem. To receive the recognition, Camden Hills Regional High School deployed a Northwind Power … Continue reading Maine school wind energy project a finalist for Volvo international award

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Investments in wind energy are smart for Maine

The University of Maine was recently awarded a highly competitive grant to develop offshore, floating wind turbines to be deployed off of the Maine coast. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced the award last week and congratulated the university on its cutting-edge work. The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center in Orono has been working … Continue reading Investments in wind energy are smart for Maine

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First Wind’s Bull Hill wind farm now on line, highlights wind power’s affordability

First Wind has another Maine wind farm under its belt, and it’s a project that once again highlights wind power’s ability to save utility customers money. The just-finished, 34-MW Bull Hill Wind project in Hancock County has entered commercial operations, the company announced. Bull Hill Wind features 19 Vestas V100 1.8-MW wind turbines that can … Continue reading First Wind’s Bull Hill wind farm now on line, highlights wind power’s affordability

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First Wind announces completion of Bull Hill Wind Energy project

First Wind, an independent U.S.-based wind energy company, announced that construction of its 34 megawatt (MW) Bull Hill Wind Farm has been completed and commercial operations have begun. Located on the ridges of Bull Hill and Heifer Hill in Hancock County, Maine, the wind farm features 19 1.8 MW wind turbines that have the capacity … Continue reading First Wind announces completion of Bull Hill Wind Energy project

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Maine Wind Supply-Chain Shows Potential at National Offshore WINDPOWER Event

Maine Wind Industry Initiative is a supply chain development organization that provides wind energy development services to all Maine supply-chain categories. It identifies the capacity of the Maine industry and promotes those products and services nationally and globally. MWII also identifies resources, partners and suppliers for companies interested in doing business in the Northeast US. … Continue reading Maine Wind Supply-Chain Shows Potential at National Offshore WINDPOWER Event

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