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September 26, 2011
EA-1792: DOE Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact

University of Maine's Deepwater Offshore Floating WInd Turbine Testing and Demonstration Project, Gulf of Maine

September 19, 2011
CX-007056: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Interstate Electrification Improvement
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 09/19/2011
Location(s): California, Iowa, Maine, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Savannah River Operations Office

September 6, 2011
16 R&D Projects Across 11 States to Advance Hydropower in U.S.

Today, Secretary Chu announced that the Energy Department is funding 16 projects that will make hydropower production even more efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly.

September 2, 2011
Response to Hurricane Irene – Restoring Power on the East Coast

Hurricane Irene struck the East coast last Friday, making landfall in North Carolina. Over the weekend, the storm traveled up the East Coast and into the mid-Atlantic and New England areas of the U.S. In response to Irene, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia declared a State of Emergency.

August 15, 2011
EA-1888: Draft Environmental Assessment

Old Town Fuel and Fiber Proposed Demonstration-Scale Integrated Biorefinery

August 15, 2011
Department of Energy Finalizes $102 Million Loan Guarantee to Record Hill Wind, LLC for Maine Wind Project

Project Expected to Fund Approximately 200 Jobs and Provide Improvements to Wind Turbine Performance

July 11, 2011
EA-1824: Finding of No Significant Impact

Loan Guarantee to Record Hill Wind, LLC, for the Record Hill Wind Project, Maine

July 1, 2011
EA-1824: Final Environmental Assessment

Loan Guarantee to Record Hill Wind, LLC for Construction of a Wind Energy Project in Roxbury, Maine

June 23, 2011
Fort Fairfield's new energy efficient streetlights. | Photo courtesy of Paul Cyr
EECBG Success Story: Maine Community Seeing Things in a New Light

With funding from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant and Efficiency Maine, Fort Fairfield, Maine replaced 174 streetlights with LED lighting technology.Learn more.

June 23, 2011
Fort Fairfield's new energy effificent streetlights | Courtesy of: Paul Cyr©2011
Maine Community Seeing Things in a New Light

As one of the northernmost communities in the “Lower 48,” Fort Fairfield, Maine (population 3,500) averages less sunlight every year than towns in the southern part of the state.