February 25, 2018
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UMaine powers up ‘VolturnUS,’ delivers first-ever electricity to Americas from offshore wind

By Mario Moretto, BDN Staff

History was made Thursday in Castine Harbor when Habib Dagher and the others behind the University of Maine’s offshore wind turbine project powered up VolturnUS, delivering electrons to the Central Maine Power grid — the first time electricity has been produced for U.S. consumption by offshore wind.


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