Green Tech Media, 9/22/2020
Flycatcher is pleased to be part of Maine’s new energy future while supporting some of these selected projects, in addition to dozens of other large, medium and small-scale solar and wind projects throughout the state. Read more...
Sun Journal, 8/5/2020
Projects being built by Dublin-based BNRG Renewables and Dirigo Solar LLC in Portland are only the first phase of three large endeavors planned to come online by 2024.
A global solar-electric development company from Ireland is partnering with a Maine firm to develop large-scale projects in eight communities over the next year, an enterprise that has attracted roughly $100 million in private capital investment. Read more...
Alfond Leaders, 6/25/2020
GOOD NEWS for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) professionals who want to live and work in Maine:
Applications are now being accepted through June 30, 2020 for up to $60,000 in student loan debt relief for professionals who live in or relocate to Maine and are employed by a Maine-based business in the STEM-related fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Flycatcher staff are helping several distributed generation and utility-scale solar developers locate, site, design, and permit solar portfolios throughout Maine and New England.
We have found suitable sites and acquired land rights for over 50 megawatts of DG-sized projects in Maine, and have provided feasibility and critical issues analyses for dozens of potential projects. Our local, experienced team includes permitting specialists who are a natural fit for finding our clients projects that can be developed!
Flycatcher is supporting environmental due diligence and sate and federal permitting efforts for Crossroad Holdings, LLC and M&R Holdings in their redevelopment of the ~500 acre Scarborough Downs Harness Racing Facility.
This story is of personal interest - after five years of snowshoeing the hill to get one or two runs, we are greatly looking forward to seeing lifts running up Saddleback again!
"Sanford, NextEra break ground for Maine’s largest airport solar project" Seacoast Online, 11/16/2019
Local leaders joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 12, to break ground on Maine’s largest universal solar energy project, Sanford Airport Solar.
Hartford Business Journal, 2/4/2019
(Rich) "Jordan, who is based in Maine, said residents and businesses there sometimes ask him why his solar projects are sending their energy to Connecticut instead of staying in Maine. He said his solar clients would love to sell in Maine, but the Pine Tree State's laws don't have the same requirements for sourcing clean energy. "
Flycatcher is proudly providing environmental and wildlife coordinator for Wanzek Construction, Inc., the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contractor (EPC) for the 50MW Sanford Airport Solar Project and the 77MW Farmington Solar Project in Maine.
News Center Maine
A part that we here are Flycatcher have found 100% true: “Maine is really a small business state,” commented Maine SBDC State Director Mark Delisle. “You’re surrounded by other folks that are starting small businesses, a lot of people you can connect with, a lot of people you can ask advice from. It’s very welcoming for small business.”