Site Law Development Projects of Interest

Weaver Wind

Weaver Wind, LLC proposes to construct a 23 turbine utility scale wind energy facility with an installed capacity of 75.9 megawatts in Hancock County. 8 turbines are proposed in the Town of Eastbrook and 15 turbines in the Town of Osborn. Also proposed:

  • Upgrades to 4 miles of existing road, plus an additional 6 miles of new road
  • Up to 5 permanent and 8 temporary met towers
  • 35.5 KV electrical collector lines, connecting to the existing Bull Hill substation – which will be expanded
  • Use of existing Operations & Maintenance building in Aurora

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on January 30, 2015.
  • Application
  • DEP project manager: Maria Eggett (207) 446-7120.
    Please email any questions or concerns to WeaverWindProject.DEP@maine.gov

Hancock Wind (Amendment)

In July 2013, the Department approved a wind power facility in T 16 MD and T 22 MD for Hancock Wind, LLC. Hancock Wind has submitted an application to amend the project, proposing a third turbine option. The proposed third option is a Vestas V117 turbine and may be used in place of the two previously approved types of turbines.

Bingham Wind Project

Canton Mountain

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on January 13, 2012.
  • Final department order (approval) June 16, 2014.
  • DEP project manager: Erle Townsend (207) 287-6115.

State of Maine Office Building

Bowers Mountain

Hancock Wind Project

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on January 17, 2013.
  • Final department order (approval) July 22. 2013
  • DEP project manager: Maria Eggett (207) 446-7120.

Passadumkeag Wind Park

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on February 27, 2012.
  • Final BEP order (grant of appeal/approval of permit) August 20, 2014.
  • DEP project manager: Jim Beyer (207) 446-9026.

Maine Power Reliability Project

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on July 7, 2009.
  • Permit was issued April 5, 2010.
  • DEP project managers: Dawn Hallowell (207) 557-2624; Marybeth Richardson (207) 592-1692; Beth Callahan (207) 446-1586.

Oakfield Wind Project, Aroostook County

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on June 30, 2011.
  • Permit was issued January 17, 2012.
  • DEP project manager: Jessica Damon (207) 446-1216.

Oxford Resort Casino, Oxford

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on December 28, 2010.
  • The permit was issued March 17, 2011.
  • DEP Project Manager: Beth Callahan (207) 446-1586.

Record Hill Wind Project, Roxbury

  • Permit was issued August 20, 2009.
  • DEP project manager: Beth Callahan (207) 446-1586.

Rollins Wind Project, Penobscot County

  • Permit was issued on April 21, 2009.
  • DEP project manager: Jim Beyer (207) 446-9026.

Saddleback Ridge Wind Project

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on November 15, 2010.
  • Permit was issued on October 6, 2011.
  • DEP project manager: Erle Townsend (207) 287-6115.

Spruce Mountain Wind Project

  • The application was accepted as complete for processing on February 1, 2010.
  • Permit was issued October 5, 2010.
  • DEP project manger: Dawn Hallowell (207) 557-2624.