NOVEMBER 17, 2015 Habib Dagher, director of UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, in front of the VolturnUS prototype wind turbine deployed off the shores of Castine in 2014. BY JAMES MCCARTHY Monday’s announcement that a consortium led … Continue reading LOOKING BACK & FORWARD: University of Maine offshore wind project continues.
As this presentation shows, wind power has been around for a long time. Unlike the monster systems being pushed by industry today, systems were built locally using readily available materials. They served specific users in the community. Will these systems … Continue reading WIND ENERGY – The Way It Was and Could Be Still!