Maine Public Utilities Commission approves wind energy project - 07-16


The Maine Public Utilities Commission approved a 72.6 megawatt (MW) wind power project in Hancock County, Maine. The long-term contract is with Weaver Wind, a subsidiary of Longroad Development Partners. It is expected to be operational no by December 2020. The 22-turbine, 72.6 MW wind energy facility will be located in the Towns of Eastbrook and Osborn in Hancock County. The turbines are expected to be about 600 feet tall with 14 in Osborn and eight in Eastbrook.