First Wind to Host Annual ATV Ride-In at Rollins Project

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WHAT:

First Wind and the Penobscot Off Road Riders will co-host the annual ATV Ride-In at the Rollins Wind Project. The Ride-In will bring together ATVers from across the area to experience one of Maine’s wind projects up-close while enjoying the scenic beauty of the area. Event participants will be able tour the Rollins Wind project and enjoy a post-ride barbecue luncheon. Situated in the towns of Lincoln, Burlington, Lee and Winn, the 60 megawatt (MW) Rollins Wind project generates enough clean energy to power about 23,000 Maine homes per year.

 
WHO: First Wind will host the event with members from the Penobscot Off Road Riders.
 
WHERE:

Riders will meet at the Penobscot Off Road Riders Club on Osgood Lane in Lincoln, ME and ride to the First Wind Operations & Maintenance building located at 1600 Lee Road, Lincoln, ME 04457.
Note: Media should RSVP by June 19 by calling 617-960-9521 or sending an email to jlamontagne@firstwind.com. Interested ATV riders can contact Berni Vars at 207-403-3929 or Henry Carey at 207-732-3953.

 

 
WHEN:

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Ride begins at 9:00 a.m.
The ATV Ride-In will conclude with a barbecue luncheon and a raffle that will benefit Camp Capella, which provides diverse recreational and educational opportunities for people with disabilities.

 

 

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 is operating or building renewable energy projects in the Northeast, the West and Hawai‘i, with combined capacity of nearly 1,300 megawatts (MW) – enough to power more than 375,000 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 and the Penobscot Off Road Riders will co-host the annual ATV Ride-In at the Rollins Wind Project on Saturday, June 21. The ride-in will begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude with a barbecue.

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Contacts

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