All kinds of folks are getting trained and re-trained to make these new composite-type wind blades and weatherize houses and what not.  I believe you CAN teach an old dog a new trick or two.

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Energy Education, Student Stars and a little TLC for Mainers

Welcome to Maine's conversation about energy education and what we like to call "TLC", that is: Training, Licensing and Certifications.  We will include info on where Mainers can get the specialized education they need to work in our new energy economy, as well as showcasing student and class energy projects. K-12 science teachers are encouraged to share lesson plans here, and we invite university students working on energy research projects to post their works here.  Don't forget to send photos!

people in a training seminar

08/05/2013 - 1:58pm

students at Kennebec Valley Community College learn to install solar panelsIf you are ready for a career change or just want to broaden your skill set to include the energy technologies of tomorrow, Maine's Community C

06/12/2013 - 3:14pm

Maine Energy Education Program logoGreen Energy Maine sends hearty congratulations to the winners of  Maine Energy Education Program (MEEP)'s  2013 Green Schools Mini Grants.

05/23/2013 - 4:42pm

the Volturn US wind turbine base designed by the DeepCwind consortium at the University of MaineOn May 31, 2013, The University of Maine will make history by launching its 1/8 scale prototype of a 6MW VolturnUS wind turbine, "Vo

05/13/2013 - 10:31am

the Sustainable Energy Alternatives center at Southern Maine Community CollegeOn May 4, 2013 the Common Ground Learning Solutions and Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) at the South Portland Campus held the Renewable En

03/28/2013 - 2:03pm
03/06/2013 - 9:45am

2011 ACEEE scholarship winner Ben DeitchmanThe American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is taking scholarship applications for its 2013 summer study in energy efficiency for industry, to b

02/24/2013 - 2:24pm

participants in the 2011 junior solar sprint in rockland MaineSay what? You're a middle school teacher, you teach science and your students have never participated in the Junior Solar Sprint?

02/07/2013 - 5:10pm

Thomas College in Waterville has formed an interesting partnership with ReVision Energy of Liberty, to bring the largest solar energy project in Maine to its campus. The 170 kilowatt, 700 panel solar photovoltaic array was installed in October of 2012 on the Alfond Athletic Center roof and is expected to produce about 11% of the college’s energy needs.

02/06/2013 - 4:24pm

An unusual structure with a wind turbine in Denmark by University of Southern MaineWould you like to see some bold innovations and examples of a nationwide commitment to sustainable energy and resilience?

01/17/2013 - 5:46pm

graduatesThe Proton OnSite Scholarship and Innovation Program is fueling the next generation of scientific innovation by recognizing and awarding high school seniors, college students, and innovators who can find new and creative ways for