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Maine Is An Ideal Location For Offshore Wind

High Quality OSW Resource

The Gulf of Maine has one of the world’s highest quality OSW resources with 156 GW within 50 nautical miles and 80% of this is more than 200 feet deep.

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Proximity To Large Northeast Energy Markets

Maine is connected to ISO New England Geographical Transmission System (ISO-NE), which links Maine to high population centers on the East Coast.

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Near East Coast OSW Lease Area

Maine is close to East coast offshore wind lease areas, making it a prime partner in regional activities.

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Maine's Multi-Modal Transportation Network

Maine has a network of port and rail facilities to support multi-modal transportation. This network makes Maine the “gateway to Europe” and to Canada.

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Ample Space & Land For Development

Maine has plenty of space available for construction and development.