Jun 4, 2012

Statoil to hold public mtgs on off-Maine floating windmill plan: June 25th 26th, 27th.


Do you want to have a say in the decision on installing 4 deepwater floating windmills off Maine?  Here's your chance.

On June 25, 26 and 27, the American subsidiary of Statoil will be hosting what it calls "Introductory public informational sessions for the Hywind Maine Pilot offshore wind project"  at the following locations:

June 25, 2012: Boothbay – Boothbay Firehouse (4 – 7pm) 911 Wiscasset Rd, Boothbay, 

June 26, 2012:  Rockland  Rockland Public Library (5:30-8pm) 80 Union Street, Rockland, 

June 27, 2012: Portland - Gulf of Maine Research Institute (4 -7pm) 350 Commercial St.

The company writes: "All sessions will be in Open House format so individuals can speak to our team members, gather information, and learn how to stay informed throughout the regulatory process.  

The pilot project will include four floating wind turbines in federal waters and is scheduled for construction in 2016."

For more information contact Kristin Amodt of Statoil. Email:  kriaa AT statoil.com

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