First Wind to Host Annual Stetson Wind Snowmobile Ride-In

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WHAT:

First Wind will host its annual Stetson Wind Snowmobile Ride-In, bringing together snowmobilers from across the area to see the company’s wind projects up-close while enjoying the scenic beauty of the area. This year’s ride-in will give riders the opportunity to see both the Stetson Wind and Rollins Wind projects while riding along the Ride The Wind snowmobile trail, a proposed 590-mile snowmobile trail that will connect Maine’s wind power projects and benefit local tourism and economic development. The ride-in will conclude with a barbecue luncheon.

 

For riders, a snowmobile helmet or hard hat is REQUIRED. All attendees, including members of the media, must sign a First Wind liability waiver form and are asked to be mindful of safety and respect posted signs. For more information, media should contact John Lamontagne, jlamontagne@firstwind.com or Dan Cashman, dan@cashcomm.net. More information can be found at RidetheWind2013.com.

 
WHO:

First Wind will host the event with members from the following invited groups:

  • Quad County Snowmobile Club
  • Lincoln Snowhounds
  • Lee Mogul Pounders
  • And many more....
 
WHERE:

Ride-in from your club to the trail intersection at Atlas Road – Stetson Mountain,

or meet at First Wind’s Operations & Maintenance building:
Owl Mountain Road; T8 R3 MBPP, near Danforth, ME

(Event site near the junction of Route 169 and Owl Mountain Road)

 
WHEN:

Saturday, February 16, 2013
10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

 

About First Wind

First Wind is an independent renewable energy company exclusively focused on the development, financing, construction, ownership and operation of utility-scale renewable energy projects in the United States. Based in Boston, First Wind has wind projects in the Northeast, the West and Hawaii, with combined capacity of 980 megawatts (MW) – enough to power almost 300,000 homes each year. For more information on First Wind, please visit www.firstwind.com or follow us on Twitter @FirstWind.

Contacts

First Wind
John Lamontagne, 617-960-9521
Director, Communications

Release Summary

First Wind will host its annual Stetson Wind Snowmobile Ride-In Saturday, February 16 at 10 am near Danforth, ME to give riders the opportunity to see both the Stetson Wind and Rollins Wind projects.

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Contacts

First Wind
John Lamontagne, 617-960-9521
Director, Communications