The six state Governors committee on energy has been given notice that 2500 megawatts of wind plant electricity is ready to take over the Maine landscape by 2016.
The three states of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island ( not a place for wind plants ) have issued a Request for Proposals for at least 1000 megawatts of renewable sourced electricity .
The Maine DEP expects three major wind projects to be seeking approval this year and is concerned it has too little staff.
National Grid, an electric distribution company in Massachusetts, was going to buy Cape Wind output. That deal is not going to happen. National Grid is a player in this Request for Proposal.