A subsidiary of Greenbacker Renewable Energy has bought the rights to build an over 15MW wind farm in the US state of Maine for an undisclosed price.
The 15.3MW RoxWind project has been developed by Palmer Management Corporation and other unnamed parties.
It is contracted to sell electricity through long-term off-take agreements with four local municipal utilities.
RoxWind is expected to come online in the third quarter of 2021.
Posted on March 18, 2020 at 10:16am — 5 Comments
As of March 10, 2020, ISO-NE shows 751 MW of proposed wind projects in Maine :
72.6 MW Hancock County " Weaver Wind " Has DEP Permit In Hand
15.3 MW Oxford County " RoxWind " Has DEP Permit In Hand
20 MW Penobscot County " Silver Maple-Pisgah MTN " Under DEP Review
126 MW Washington County " Downeast Wind " Preparing documents for DEP
517.5 MW Aroostook County " Number Nine " ?? No News Lately…
Posted on March 10, 2020 at 12:03pm — 3 Comments
The Conflict : Renewable Energy versus Reliable Energy.
The Resolution : States will unilaterally develop their own energy profiles and reject regional grid co-operation. We see it in the NECEC argument over providing Massachusetts power delivered through the Maine woods. We see it in Connecticut, whose ratepayers are paying premiums to keep a nuclear plant operating. We see it in the regional grid operator forcing all New England ratepayers to pay extra to a natural gas…Continue
Posted on February 21, 2020 at 9:01am