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News Reports on $4 Million DOE Wind Energy Grant

Multiple news organizations, including Bloomberg Businessweek, Boston.comPortland Press Herald, Bangor Daily News and television Channels 2 (WLBZ), 5 (WABI) and 7 (WVII), carried stories about a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance research and development by the University of Maine and industry partners of a first-in-the-nation offshore wind farm near Monhegan Island. The funding will enable the UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center to complete engineering, design and permitting for the first phase of the project. Habib Dagher, UMaine Composites Center director, and UMaine President Paul Ferguson were interviewed for several of the reports.

Contact: George Manlove, 207.581.3756

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