Wind Power Charges Parts of Maine 

The towns of North Haven and Vinalhaven are recieving elecrtic power from three windmills in what is now billed at the largest community-owned wind farm on the East Coast.Gov. John Baldacci dedicated this project on Tuesday along with other officials while a large crowd of island residents witnessed.The Fox Islands Wind Project is expected to stabilize power supplies and lower energy costs for residents of the two islands, which are about 12 miles off the coast and have a combined year-round population of around 1,600.The project was approved in July 2008 almost unanimously. Several other island and coastal communities are now looking at community wind power as a viable alternative to traditional energy sources.