DOE Meeting on Monhegan – March 1, 2017

DOE Meeting on Monhegan – March 1, 2017 – The Department of Energy will hold a public informational meeting on Monhegan at the School House from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on March 1st. This is the first stage of DOE’s public scoping process under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

MAV Weekly Project Update – January 24, 2017

On Tuesday, January 24, Maine Aqua Ventus provided the following project update: This past week MAV has continued to work with DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) team to prepare for public scoping sessions including confirming meeting spaces and logistics such as accommodations and charters. DOE will be updating their project informational website for the… Read More

MAV Weekly Project Update – January 16, 2017

On Monday, January 16, Maine Aqua Ventus provided the following project update: This past week MAV has continued to work with DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) team to prepare for public scoping sessions later this winter. Recent activities include drafting a Public Participation Plan and preparing meeting posters detailing Project components. The MAV team… Read More

MAV Weekly Project Update – January 8, 2017

On Sunday, January 8, Maine Aqua Ventus provided the following project update: MAV is continuing to work with DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) team to prepare for public scoping sessions later this winter. Recent activities include drafting a Public Participation Plan and preparing meeting posters detailing Project components. The MAV team is waiting on… Read More

New England Aqua Ventus I – Project Update, December 2016

Maine Aqua Ventus provided the following project update at the community meeting held December 13, 2016. New England Aqua Ventus Project Update, December 2016 Also provided at the December meeting were a two-page information sheet and an outline of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEAP) process. New England Aqua Ventus Information Sheet – December 2016… Read More

Re: Proposed Monhegan Island Wind Energy Project

December 13, 2016 To Whom It May Concern: We appreciate the opportunity to comment on New England Aqua Ventus’ wind energy project off of Monhegan Island through the NEPA process. We have been following this project’s evolution since 2014 and have steadfastly believed that it is a poorly sited project from the perspective of wildlife… Read More

Community Benefits Agreement Advisory Committee (CBAC) Formation and Progress to Date

On July 26, 2016, the Monhegan community registered voters gathered at the Church to vote on the following articles. All articles passed as written. At the next regularly scheduled monthly assessors meeting on August 9th, the advisory committee members were appointed by the assessors. Members are: Tara Hire, First assessor Greg Rollins, Third assessor Chris… Read More

Community Meeting with Updates on NEAV/MAV Offshore Wind Project

Community Meeting with Updates on NEAV/MAV Offshore Wind Project Tuesday, December 13,  5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Monhegan School House Please join us for a community meeting regarding the proposed NEAV/MAV offshore wind project on December 13 at 5:30 pm. at the school moderated by Laura Singer. The purpose of this meeting is to bring… Read More

Update on Cable Route

After a discussion late this week with Nate Johnson, of New England AquaVentus and Ocean Renewable Power Company, we would like to pass on the news he shared.  Although no decisions are being made, NEAV is looking with renewed focus at the viability of bringing the sub sea cable from the test site ashore in… Read More