Offshore Wind Report Due this Week 

On Wednesday, Maine unions, port officials, manufacturers and environmental groups plan to release a report that tallies the region’s clean energy potential offshore and identifies major opportunities for economic, environmental and energy benefits from offshore wind.It’s prepared by the National Wildlife Federation and co-sponsored by more than 35 organizations along the Atlantic Coast.And, on December 14th, an offshore wind conference will take place in Belfast. Organizers say IT will help coastal stake holders weigh the related costs and benefits of offshore wind development in our state.