Site Law Development Projects of Interest

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

Canton Mountain Wind, LLC, is proposing to develop a 22 megawatt, 8 turbine wind power generation facility on Canton Mountain in the Town of Canton. The project will include:

  • upgrading approximately 3 miles of existing roads
  • constructing approximately 2 miles of new roads for construction of and access to the project
  • constructing a transformer station and an Operations and Maintenance building

Transmission lines will follow the new and upgraded roads for most of the distance from the turbines to the transformer, and will follow an existing transmission corridor for the final 5,800 feet. The turbine towers will be approximately 448 feet from tower base to the top of the extended blades. The project will have 9.6 acres of developed area upon completion, with 9.0 acres considered impervious area. 

  • 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

Jetport State Building, LLC is proposing to develop a 9.93 acre parcel of land with a 2-story, 75,000 square foot professional office building with a 452 space parking lot. The project will result in 4.94 acres of impervious area and 6.22 acres of developed area. The stormwater management system includes the use of porous pavement and proprietary water quality treatment filters. The project is located on Jetport Boulevard in the City of South Portland.

Bowers Mountain

Hancock Wind Project

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.