After one month, Kennebunk and Fox Islands
have already experienced significant savings," said Nancy J.
VINALHAVEN, Maine -- Harnessing Maine's strong ocean winds, three wind turbines supplied by GE (NYSE: GE) now are producing power for the residents of Vinalhaven and North Haven, two year-round communities that comprise the Fox Islands
located in Penobscot Bay in mid-coast Maine.
The Fox Islands
wind project has been successful because of the combination of the residents being faced with relatively high electricity costs and the presence of an excellent wind resource.
Collectively, the Aleutians are multiple island groups: Fox Islands
, Near Islands, Rat Islands, Delarof Islands, Andreanof Islands, Islands of Four Mountains, and Krenitzin Islands.
The ratepayer-owned Fox Islands
Electric Coop was among those winning financing from USDA Rural Development to update its systems with "smart grid" equipment and enhance distribution lines.
2 magnitude earthquake hit the sparsely populated Fox Islands
region of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska, USA.
EDT Wednesday, was centered near the Fox Islands
about 1,000 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, the Los Angeles Times reported.