Update on New England Aqua Ventus I Project

In our continuing effort to keep the community informed, we are passing on this link which announces that the MAV project is no longer an alternate in the DOE’s Wind Demonstration Program.  Maine and Ohio have both moved to the construction phase of the demonstration program.  MAV is now eligible for up to $39.9 million in… Read More

Monhegan Energy Task Force Meeting Minutes – May 4, 2016

Monhegan Energy Task Force Meeting Meeting Minutes May 4, 2016 Present: Travis Dow, Angela Iannicelli, Jim Balano, Matt Weber, Ben Algeo, Mary Weber, Chris Smith, Tara Hire, Jackie Boegel, Billy Boynton, Norma Kaplis, Stew Way, Melanie Greatorex, Mott Feibusch, Barbara Hitchcock, Kathie Iannicelli, Marian Chioffi.  Via zoom: Glenn Burdick, Bob Smith, Penny Smith, Laura Singer… Read More

MAV Project Up for Review before Department of Energy

On May 9th, MAV presents the proposed offshore wind project to the Department of Energy (DOE) for review. The original three projects hope to have a decision from the DOE by May 31st about whether or not they will move forward. Any decisions on the advancement of the two alternates (including MAV) is not expected until… Read More

METF Update May 2016

First Round of Answers from MAV to Community Questions – May 2016 Part of METF’s mission is to educate so that the community can make informed decisions in regards to the proposed MAV offshore wind project. To that effort, here are the answers we have so far to the questions that were raised through the… Read More

Update on Offshore Wind Energy and Community Benefits – February 2016

METF would like to hear your input on potential community benefits from the MAV project. Please follow this link to respond to our survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BLFHWY2 before March 14.   Additional opportunity for discussion will be available during community meetings in late March. Thank you for your input! – Monhegan Energy Task Force The Maine Aqua Ventus I (MAV)… Read More

Wing Goodale to Host Q&A on Birds & Offshore Wind – September 17

Wing Goodale M.S., Deputy Director at the Center for Ecology and Conservation and Research Director at the Biodiversity Research Institute will be hosting an informal question and answer session on September 17 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Inn at Fish & Maine. See the poster below for more information.

Reimbursement for METF activities

The following post was written by METF Co-Chair Marian Chioffi to explain the payments made to METF by the University of Maine as reimbursement for legal fees, surveying costs, and time/effort. There’s been a lot of discussion about MAV paying Monhegan.  In our effort to be as transparent as possible about the workings of METF,… Read More

Offshore Wind Public Meeting Held on Monhegan

The Monhegan Energy Task Force hosted a public meeting on June 18th at 6:00 pm at the Monhegan School featuring presentations and a question and answer session with representatives from the University of Maine. Links to the presentation from the University of Maine and a recording of the meeting are included below. Meeting Recording Click… Read More