The timeline for the Maine Aqua Ventus I project is still under development. As the timeline changes, updates will be shared on Monhegan Energy Info. Phase 1: Design, Engineering, and Pre-permitting (April 2013- May 2014) Maine Aqua Ventus completes baseline information collection and 50% Design/Engineering/ Pre-permitting phase January 2014 – MPUC approves term sheet February 2014 –… Read More
Note: The views and opinions expressed on all external links are not necessarily the view and opinions of the Monhegan Energy Task Force. Community Benefits Information Provision of Power vs. Alternative Benefit Environmental studies Avian and Bat Studies Fact Sheet Information about the LiDAR buoy deployed off of Monhegan during Fall/Winter 2015 Acoustic Modeling for… Read More
How loud will the turbines be?
The answer to this FAQ was provided by Maine Aqua Ventus. The acoustic modeling study cited in this blog is available here. In order to assess the potential for noise to reach the island, Maine Aqua Ventus consulted with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), a US Department of Energy Laboratory that specializes in assessing… Read More
What is Monhegan Energy Info?
This website was created by the Monhegan Energy Task Force (METF) as a source of information about the Maine Aqua Ventus I (MAV I) project, a 12 MW offshore wind project proposed approximately 2.5 miles off of Monhegan Island.