Advanced Materials for Infrastructure and Energy

Spire invites submissions for online conservation journal

Spire: the Maine Journal of Conservation and Sustainability invites submissions for the fifth issue of the online journal planned for spring 2021. Issue 4, released in April 2020, is online. Editor Clinton Spaulding, a University of Maine communication and media ecology doctoral student, says the editorial staff seeks to include voices from a diverse range […]

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Boston Globe notes UMaine research in piece about Maine’s history, potential

The Boston Globe united research conducted at the University of Maine in a commentary piece titled “Maine can finally get out of Massachusetts’ shadow.” UMaine investments toward developing bioplastics and advanced building composites from wood were mentioned while describing the state’s ability to address a rising demand for sustainable products.

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Press Herald editorial touts benefits of UMaine offshore wind research

The Portland Press Herald highlighted the benefits of the University of Maine floating wind turbine research, citing $125 million in new economic activity and the creation of hundreds of jobs during construction. In addition, the demonstration project will model the integration of floating wind power and traditional marine industries while supporting Maine’s climate change and […]

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E&E News reports on UMaine’s floating offshore wind research

E&E News’ Climatewire reported on floating offshore wind technology research at the University of Maine in an article about the developments occurring in the field. The article noted UMaine’s collaboration with New England Aqua Ventus, LLC (NEAV), a joint venture between Diamond Offshore Wind, a subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Corporation, and RWE Renewables to develop […]

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