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NWRC Webinar: Maine's Floating Offshore Wind Project Moving Forward

January 29, 2016

11:00am — 12:00pm ET

In this webinar, hosted by Clean Energy Group for the Northeast Wind Resource Center (NWRC), guest speakers from the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composite Center presented an update on the Maine Aqua Ventus project, a 12MW floating offshore wind pilot farm. The project recently received a U.S. Department of Energy award for $3.7 million that will allow the Aqua Ventus team to complete project planning, secure supply contracts, and approach financial close.

Guest Speakers:

  • Prof. Habib Dagher, Director at the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composite Center
  • Jeff Thaler, Assistant University Counsel and Maine Aqua Ventus Legal Counsel

Slides and a recording for this webinar are not available. More information about the Maine Aqua Ventus project is available here, and more information about the Volturn US turbine prototype is available here. For additional information about this project, please contact Dr. Habib Dagher.

This webinar is a presentation of the Northeast Wind Resource Center (NWRC). The NWRC is supported in part by a grant from the US Department of Energy and is managed by Clean Energy Group and Sustainable Energy Advantage. The Maine Ocean & Wind Industry Initiative serves as key liaison to the wind industry. For more information, visit the NWRC website at www.northeastwindcenter.org.

Categories: Technology

Related Project(s): Northeast Wind Resource Center

Speakers:

  • Jeff Thaler, Assistant University Counsel and MAV Legal Counsel, University of Maine's Advanced Structures and Composite Center
  • Habib Dagher, Director, University of Maine's Advanced Structures and Composite Center