UMain Composites Centre Unveils first Concrete Composite Floating Turbine

The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center has unveiled the floating platform of VolturnUS, a unique wind turbine that is hoped will be the future of green energy in Maine. The turbine prototype is a one-eighth-scale version of the finished turbines that are expected to be seen 20 miles off Maine’s coastline by 2030.