Maine Wind Supply-Chain Shows Potential at National Offshore WINDPOWER Event

"Maine is also streamlining the supply-chain search process with the new online wind-energy ME product and business locator."

Portland, ME – The Maine Wind Industry Initiative will bring attention to Maine's expanding wind energy supply-chain products, environmental consulting firms, and wind power services from October 9 -11, at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER 2012 in Virginia Beach.

"When it comes to our wind energy capabilities, Maine has a wide-range of high-caliber supply chain products and companies that can be utilized by national and international offshore wind project developers and equipment manufacturers", explains MWII Director and Industry Coordinator Paul Williamson. "Maine is also streamlining the supply-chain search process with the new online wind-energy ME product and business locator."

The Maine Wind Industry Pavilion, located in booth 326, is open to all conference and exhibition attendees, offshore wind industry developers, manufacturers and professionals who are interested in meeting with and learning more about wind energy supply chain opportunities in Maine, professional service providers operating in this market and wind power services provided by Maine companies worldwide.

The following businesses will take part in the Maine Wind Industry Pavilion at AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER 2012: Bath Iron Works (BIW), University of Maine Advanced Structures & Composites Center (AEWC), CIANBRO, Maine Port Authority, James W. Sewall Company, Maine Composite Alliance (MCA), Sprague, Maine Wind Industry Initiative and SGC/Senergy Alternative Energy.

Located at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia, VA, the AWEA OFFSHORE WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition is the largest offshore wind event in North America. The event attracts the leading offshore wind developers, manufacturers, suppliers, construction firms, consultants, government officials, and more.

Maine Wind Industry Initiative is a supply chain development organization that provides wind energy development services to all Maine supply-chain categories. It identifies the capacity of the Maine industry and promotes those products and services nationally and globally. MWII also identifies resources, partners and suppliers for companies interested in doing business in the Northeast US.

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