Our Katahdin and ORPC, Inc. Partner on Innovative Energy Product Development

Our Katahdin and ORPC, Inc., announced a partnership today to create a testing center at One North, the former Great Northern Paper Mill site, to support the next-generation design and development of ORPC’s river hydrokinetic power system which generates electricity from river and tidal currents without dams or impoundments.

“We welcome ORPC to the portfolio of innovative businesses working with Our Katahdin to help transform, grow and improve the greater Katahdin region’s economy,” said Sean DeWitt, President of Our Katahdin’s board of directors. “Our partnership with ORPC is yet another example of our area’s suitability for new economic opportunities related to innovative technologies.”