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WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc.

2008-10-13 15:00:26

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF The debate over wind power soon will be blowing into additional Maine towns.

2008-10-03 15:00:26

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF A group of Fort Kent residents is proposing a moratorium on industrial wind turbines within town limits until local officials can develop ordinances governing the enormous structures.

2008-10-01 15:00:44

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.

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2008-09-27 12:30:00

A Massachusetts-based company says it will operate 159 giant wind turbines in Utah's west desert and send the power to southern California.

2008-08-22 15:00:29

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.

2008-08-21 15:01:00

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.

2008-08-19 15:01:11

By BILL TROTTER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Editor's Note: This is the first in a three-part Bangor Daily News series covering plans for alternative energy projects on Maine's offshore islands.

2008-08-17 12:00:30

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.

2008-07-29 15:01:07

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: George Baker of Harvard Business School, +1-617-495- 6119, gbaker@hbs.edu; or Chip Farrington of Fox Islands Electric Cooperative, +1-207-863-4636, cfarrington@foxislands.net VINALHAVEN, Maine, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--In an overwhelming show of support, members of the Fox Islands Electric Cooperative from the islands of Vinalhaven and North Haven, Maine voted 382 to 5 last night in favor of siting a wind-power project in their community.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.