UMaine system takes a step toward powering Orono campus with wood and solar

By District Energy posted 03-25-2019 00:00

  

Eesha Penharkar, Bangor Daily News

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The University of Maine System trustees on Monday took a step toward allowing construction of a renewable energy source to power the University of Maine’s campus in Orono.

At a meeting in Machias, trustees approved spending up to $5.7 million to plan out the project, which includes $4.2 million for Honeywell International Inc. for design services. The remaining $1.5 million will be reserved for the university to hire independent experts, system spokesman Dan Demeritt said.

The university system has been in negotiations with Honeywell for a year, since the conglomerate won the contract.

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