Developer, Native Tribe Team Up For $100M Wind Farm

Law360, New York (January 27, 2012, 5:10 PM EST) -- Idaho-based renewable energy company Exergy Development Group will build a wind farm on tribal land in Maine, a $100 million deal believed to be the nation's first to allow Native Americans majority ownership of a utility-connected project, the parties said Friday.

The project, a partnership with the Passamaquoddy Tribe, will range from 36 to 72 megawatts depending on how much land the tribe can access, said Native Power LLC, a Maine company launched by former state legislator John Richardson to help the tribe get the project...
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