On June 23, the University of Maine and the Monhegan Energy Task Force hosted a panel Purpose to provide a forum for community members to ask questions of various experts involved in the Maine Aqua Ventus offshore wind demonstration project and to discuss the positive and negative aspects of the potential Community Benefits being discussed as… Read More
The Monhegan Energy Task Force (METF) would like to hear YOUR input on potential community benefits from the Maine Aqua Ventus offshore wind project.
Background The Monhegan Energy Task Force (METF) convened its first meeting in late October 2013 and was made an official task force of the Plantation at the January 2014 assessors meeting. METF was charged with creating a line of communication and sharing information between Monhegan Plantation and Maine Aqua Ventus (MAV), the company proposing the… Read More
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
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
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
The Monhegan Energy Task Force (METF) has engaged in the following process to determine what to include in a Community Benefit Agreement with Maine Aqua Ventus (MAV). The schedule is approximate and has been updated since the community meeting in April in order to allow for more time to answer questions and have additional dialogue…. Read More
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 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.