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

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

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

New England Aqua Ventus (NEAV) Project Update- January 19th, 2021

On Thursday, January 14, the Monhegan Energy Task Force (METF) met with New England Aqua Ventus (NEAV) and determined that a public forum would give the Monhegan community an opportunity to hear a project update and learn about upcoming project activities, including the cable survey details. The meeting, co-hosted by METF, will be held via… Read More

Update from Monhegan Energy Task Force – February 25, 2018

Axiom Visit on Wednesday, February 28 to Explore Broadband Representatives from Axiom Technologies and the University of Maine will be visiting Monhegan this coming week to begin evaluating the internet infrastructure on the island. They will arrive on island on Wednesday, February 28th and leave on the same day on the 2 PM ferry. They… Read More

Update on MAV Project – January 29, 2018

Maine PUC Order Issued on MAV Project On Wednesday, January 24th the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) issued an Order requesting written comments on whether the MPUC should reconsider the Term Sheet for the MAV project.  The Order can be found on the Maine PUC website or by using the link below:  https://mpuc-cms.maine.gov/CQM.Public.WebUI/MatterManagement/MatterFilingItem.aspx?FilingSeq=96587&CaseNumber=2010-00235 Summary of… Read More

Update on MPUC Meeting on January 9th

On January 9th, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) held a regular meeting.  Included on the agenda was the following item: Electric 3- 2010-00235 MAINE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION LONG TERM CONTRACTING FOR OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY AND TIDAL ENERGY PROJECTS Consideration of: Long-Term Contract for Capacity and Associated Energy Between Maine Aqua Ventus I GP LLC… Read More

Notice of MPUC Review

Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) will review the MAV contract on Tuesday, January 9th at 10:00 AM at the MPUC in Augusta. The agenda is listed here: http://www.maine.gov/tools/whatsnew/index.php?topic=puc-deliberations&id=775090&v=Article08 MPUC staff will be presenting recent work to make the term sheet into contract language. This is a review of the contract terms and conditions. There is no opportunity… Read More