Rockland's Ocean Energy Institute Closes its Doors 01/31/2011 02:49 PM ET
The ocean energy think tank suffered a blow in August with the death of founder Matthew Simmons.
A Rockland think tank that promotes ocean energy, including deep-water offshore wind power, will close its doors today.
The Ocean Energy Institute was founded in 2007 by the late Matthew Simmons, an internationally-known energy investment banker. The decision to close the institute was made after…
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I read this article in today's Portland Press-Herald and had to laugh that after years of Governor Baldacci and NRCM telling us that wind power will "help get Maine off of foreign oil", there is nary a mention of wind or electricity in an article about reduced oil usage. Of course the reason for this is that wind won't displace a drop of oil and the only things wind will succeed at is driving Maine's already high non-competitive electricity costs through the roof, despoiling our quality of…Continue
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