Governor Asks Feds to Fund Wind Research Center 

Governor Baldacci has joined forces with Maine’s Congressional delegation to ask the feds for 20 million dollars for an offshore wind research center.They’re proposing a facility at the University of Maine and a coastal and floating test center in the Atlantic.Baldacci, the senators and representatives met with Energy Secretary Steven Chu in Washington Friday.They asked him to allocate 20 million dollars in stimulus money for the first year of the project, and asked him to support additional money from Congress for the next four years.