Meet New England Aqua Ventus (NEAV)

New England Aqua Ventus (NEAV) will host two meetings on Monhegan at the Church on Wednesday, August 18th at 5pm and Thursday, August 19th at 9:30am. A meeting recap will be made available on-line after the event.

Gulf of Maine Floating Offshore Wind Research Array

The Governor’s Energy Office made public its preferred site for the research array and is seeking public input on it through the end of this month.  The State of Maine is pursuing federal approval for the Gulf of Maine Floating Offshore Wind Research Array, a 16-square-mile area in federal waters off the Gulf of Maine. The array… Read More

Offshore Wind Webinars

Offshore Wind Roadmap – Advisory Committee The first meeting of the Maine Offshore Wind Roadmap Advisory Committee will be held on Wednesday, July 14th from 9 am to noon. It will be open to the public; you can register here. The full meeting will be recorded and posted on GEO’s website. The state is developing the U.S. Economic Development-funded Maine Offshore Wind Roadmap: Charting a Course… Read More

Meet New England Aqua Ventus (NEAV)

When: Wednesday, June 3rd at 6pm Thursday, June 4th at 10amWhere: The Monhegan Church What: An informal meet-and-greet with team members helping to develop the offshore wind turbine Who is NEAV?The company that will develop and operate the single floating wind turbine is made up of Diamond Offshore Wind and RWE Renewables, using technology designed by the University of Maine. Duncan McEachern,… Read More

Spring 2021 Public Scoping Meeting Documents

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is requesting public input on the scope of an Environmental Assessment for “New England Aqua Ventus I.” DOE is proposing to authorize the expenditure of federal funding by the University of Maine to design, construct, and commission an offshore wind energy demonstration project called New England Aqua Ventus I. New England Aqua… Read More

Notice of Public Scoping and Public Meetings for a Proposed Offshore Wind Demonstration Project – “New England Aqua Ventus I”

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is requesting public input on the scope of an Environmental Assessment for “New England Aqua Ventus I.” DOE is proposing to authorize the expenditure of federal funding by the University of Maine to design, construct, and commission an offshore wind energy demonstration project called New England Aqua Ventus I…. Read More

NEAV 2/3/21 Meeting Recording

A recording of the meeting can be found here: https://youtu.be/DmRjzPSCAnQ During the February 3rd call organized by the Monhegan Energy Task Force, a question was posed about the upcoming National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process that is run by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).  The question focused on why information on the DOE website about the… Read More