Pro Wind Power Rally in Augusta 

Business leaders, elected official, and students were just some of who gathered at the state house on Thursday to show support for wind power.The group gathered in the hall of flags and gave visitors and lawmakers a chance to learn a bit more about the advantages of wind energy.Organizers of the event say wind power has tremendous economic and environmental benefits to the state.”Maine wind investment leads to more tax revenues which help fund municipal and state services that leads to more jobs and other localized benefits to Maine people,” Said Jeremy Payne of the Maine Renewable Energy Association.No protesters showed up at Thursday’s event.