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U.S. offers state a lease to research offshore wind in the Gulf of Maine

by Stephen Singer

Portland Press Herald. May 28, 2024.

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Maine applies for federal funds to build wind port on Sears Island

by Nicole Ogrysko

Maine Public. May 17, 2024.

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Governor Mills Announces Sears Island as Preferred Site for Port to Support Floating Offshore Wind

by State of Maine Office of Governor Janet T. Mills

by State of Maine Office of Governor Janet T. Mills. February 20, 2024.

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Researchers will look into co-existence of offshore wind power, fisheries off Maine coast

by Laurie Schreiber

Mainebiz. February 14, 2024.

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Maine's offshore wind research array clears an initial regulatory hurdle

by Murray Carpenter

Maine Public. August 21, 2023.

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The costs of offshore wind power for Maine electricity customers? Too soon to say

by Tux Turkel

Portland Press Herald. July 30, 2023.

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Maine Compass: Maine research array is necessary next step for coastal resilience

by Lydia Blume

Central Maine News. June 8, 2023.

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Mills Administration Releases Comprehensive Plan to Responsibly Advance Offshore Wind in Maine

by State of Maine Office of Governor Janet T. Mills

by State of Maine Office of Governor Janet T. Mills. February 23, 2023.

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Floating Offshore Wind Project off of Maine Moves Ahead

by Associated Press

U.S. News and World Report. January 19, 2023.

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Nation’s First Floating Offshore Wind Research Array Moves Forward

by NRCM

Natural Resources Council of Maine. January 19, 2023.

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New report cites strong job potential in Maine-based offshore wind industry

by Staff

Mainebiz. June 16, 2022.

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by State of Maine Office of Governor Janet T. Mills

State of Maine Office of Governor Janet T. Mills. October 1, 2021.

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by Barry Hobbins Special to the Telegram

Portland Press Herald. February 21, 2021.

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By Dana Connors, Maine State Chamber of Commerce

Mainebiz. February 10, 2021.

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Resources

MeRA provides access to resources for offshore workers’ required safety training

Minimum Requirements to work offshore during MeRA construction and operations activities:

  • GWO Sea Survival Course

  • GWO Fire Awareness Course

  • GWO Working at Heights Course

  • GWO Manual Material Handling Course

  • GWO First Aid Course

  • Medical Assessment that meets the requirements of USCG 719k, STCW or OGUK Offshore Medical

Maine Offshore Wind Update and Priorities

by Celina Cunningham, Deputy Director, Governor's Energy Office

Governor's Energy Office. May 11, 2023.

See the Presentation Here.

Maine Offshore Wind Research Consortium

by State of Maine Office of Governor Janet T. Mills. April, 2023.

Get information and updates here.

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