- Cousins Island (Maine)
Cousins Island is an island in Casco Bay. It is connected to mainland Maine by a bridge. It is also connected to Chebeague Island by a 15-minute ferry ride on the Chebeague Transportation Company's ferry, the Islander. It is part of Yarmouth, Maine.
The island's southwestern peninsula is the site of the Wyman Energy Center, an oil-fired electric power plant capable of producing up to 823 megawatts of electricity. Wyman is a peaking power plant, which means it is only fired up to operate during times of high electricity demand in the region, such as hot summer days.
- List of islands of Maine
- "Cousins Island". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:564398. Retrieved 2009-03-27.
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