With Statoil behind it, Maine makes its case to lead in offshore wind technology

Maine has an incredible opportunity to lead the world in offshore wind technology, foster a Maine-grown industry, and cultivate a renewable form of energy with long-term environmental benefits. Itís getting closer to doing all those things after a consortium of energy, technology, construction and marine-related firms called Maine Aqua Ventus GP LLC submitted an offshore wind energy pilot project proposal to the Maine Public Utilities Commission. Some of its proposal was made public Wednesday.

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