DeepCWind Consortium is one of those glittering spheres of furious activity, held together inside a speculative funding bubble, that is using a combination of money and the devastatingly effective public relations machine
Robinson Public Relations to work its way into the taxpayers' pockets and into the citizens' public air, waters and public submerged lands.
Membership of the University of Maine DeepCwind Deepwater Offshore Wind Consortium as of October 2009 (source: BDN):
Universities, government and nonprofit agencies
University of Maine — AEWC Advanced Structures & Composites Center (Lead)
University of New Hampshire
Maine Maritime Academy
Northern Maine Community College
University of Western Australia
U.S. Department of Energy
Governor’s Office of Energy Independence & Security
Maine Department of Economic and Community Development
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Ocean Energy Institute
New Jersey Audubon Society
Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Siting, design and fabrication operations
Bath Iron Works
Bernstein Shur Counselors at Law
James W. Sewall Co.
McNiff Light Industry
Santos Wind Energy Technology (SWEeT)
Principle Power Inc.
Bangor-Hydro Electric Co.
Northern Power Systems
Clean Energy Design
Composites Materials Industry
Industry partners, organizations and manufacturing automation
Maine Composites Alliance
Simmons & Company International
American Composites Manufacturers Association
Maine Wind Energy Initiative