Latest Stetson Mountain Stories
By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF The debate over wind power soon will be blowing into additional Maine towns.
By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF LINCOLN - Nadia Wotton swims in the waters of Long Pond near the gentle slopes of Rollins Mountain every day in the summer. She spends half the year in a camp along the edge of the water, and she doesn't take it for granted, she said Tuesday.
By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF Looking to expand its considerable array of northern Maine wind farms, First Wind of Massachusetts has placed two test towers atop mountains just north of its Stetson Mountain site, a company official said Wednesday.
By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF LINCOLN - Al Roy gets a lovely view of the sun rising over Rollins Mountain and glinting off Egg Pond. So do fellow Egg Pond Road residents Harry Washburn and Donald Smith.
By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF LINCOLN - Evergreen Wind Power LLC will hold a hearing Wednesday on its plans to build a $120 million wind farm in Burlington, Lee, Winn and Lincoln. It would be the largest such electricity- generating facility in New England.
There is ample evidence America's future for wind energy is mainly on the plains, not atop its peaks. If so, projects like TransCanada's 132-megawatt windfarm in northern Franklin County is perhaps the last of its kind. Maybe it should be. Oilman T.
By Kevin Miller, Bangor Daily News, Maine Jul. 10--State regulators gave final approval Wednesday to a $270 million wind farm and transmission line proposed for the mountains of rural Franklin County. TransCanada Maine Wind Development Inc.
By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF First Wind's Stetson Mountain project is unnecessarily creating congestion on Maine's New England power grid transmission lines, thanks to state policymakers' rush to create more wind energy in the state, an anti-wind energy group's leader charged Sunday.
By Nick Sambides Jr., Bangor Daily News, Maine Jun. 21--MILLINOCKET -- Jerry Tudan thought he was all set. The Harpswell man had a Washington state investor ready to fund his proposed $50 million, 17-megawatt biomass boiler project intended for the Huber Industrial Park.
By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF LINCOLN - Four Lincoln Lakes region towns will be home to New England's largest wind energy facility and a company headquarters employing five to seven people if a Massachusetts firm realizes its plans, company officials said Monday.