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Past Events in Maine

4 event(s).

Making Financial Sense of Small and Medium Community Wind Projects: A Workshop to Help You Understand the Economics

Date: 1/11/2012

Location: Freeport, ME

Contact: Sue Jones, executive director, Maine Windependence

Phone: 207-751-0749

Hilton Garden Inn

What types of questions will be answered?

  • What is the most cost-effective way to finance community wind projects in Maine?
  • How can I use it to help finance my project?
  • What if I don't have a good wind generation site but still want the benefits of a wind project?
  • Where I have multiple electricity accounts/meters, how can I best offset my aggregate usage?
  • What are the new changes anticipated in 2012 with the small wind rebates and community wind demonstration programs?

Who should attend?

  • Municipal leaders and town energy committee members
  • School facility operators, school science teachers and administrators
  • Campus representatives
  • Engineers and technical consultants working in the wind and renewable energy sector
  • Architects and green building professionals
  • Renewable energy consultants
  • Wind turbine installers
  • Landowners - woodlot owners and farmers
  • Any entities with multiple electricity accounts/meters
  • Any businesses, sustainability professionals, and others who want to fully explore and understand the opportunities in Maine that support small- and medium-sized community wind projects.

Maine Wind Energy Conference

Date: 1/24/2011 to 1/25/2011

Location: Augusta, ME

Augusta Civic Center.

Wind Powering America staff will be attending.

This conference is an opportunity for energy professionals, businesses, homeowners, local communities, municipalities, legislators, utility personnel, and others to come together to learn and discuss the next steps for growing wind energy in Maine. On-shore, off-shore; corporate wind, community wind; commercial-scale, medium-scale, and small-scale; on-site and distributed, merchant wind issues will be covered.

Maine Wind Working Group Meeting

Date: 10/6/2009

Location: Augusta, ME

Contact: Shirley Bartlett, a Program Manager, Maine State Energy Program

Phone: 207-287-3318

Civic Center.

Maine Wind Energy Conference

Date: 10/6/2009

Location: Augusta, ME

Augusta Civic Center.

We hope you can join us at Maine's first Wind Energy Conference This is an opportunity to understand how wind power can benefit Maine. The conference is intended to help spur new thinking and innovation in addressing our current wind-related challenges. Please see the Web site for an agenda.