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.

Education Blog Posts

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

08/07/2012 - 2:17pm

Benjamin Franklin adorns the 2012 Maine Junior Solar Print t-shirtPeter Zack of the Maine Energy Education Program has contributed the following report on the 18th annual Maine Junior Solar Sprint, a race event for solar-powered model cars.

07/29/2012 - 11:27am

The Maine Environmental Education Asociation (MEEA) is seeking proposals from non-profits, schools, and local or state agencies for environmental education grants up to $5,000.

07/11/2012 - 10:52am

blower door test being performed on a multifamily building in Maine as part of an energy audit.Southern Maine Community College is pleased to announce two upcoming multifamily energy auditing trainings, the first in August, the second in October.

06/27/2012 - 9:54am

This is a training opportunity for energy efficiency professionals interested in achieving the HERS Rater designation, held by very few individuals in Maine. This Fast Track is a four-day event designed for individuals who have completed a basic HERS Rater Training Program, and who want to complete three additional RESNET approved HERS Ratings.

06/12/2012 - 3:00pm

The Maine Energy Education Program (MEEP) has announced the winners of the spring 2012 round of its Mini-Grants for student-initiated projects to save energy and use sustainable energy sources in schools.  The winners are as follows:

05/30/2012 - 5:12pm

On June 5, 2012, E2Tech and  Clean Air/Cool Planet present "21st Century Maine: Warmer, Wetter, Wilder", a roundtable discussion featuring the Ambassador of Norway to the United States.

05/23/2012 - 3:16pm

Are you interested in increasing awareness in your school about how we can use energy in an efficient and green manner? The Maine Energy Education program (MEEP) can help bring energy use awareness, skills and action to students and teachers of K-12 schools in Maine through hands on learning.

04/13/2012 - 10:35am

E2TEch hosted a forum entitled, "UMaine: Clean Tech Innovation Partner" on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at UMaine Orono and telecast to USM in Portland. John Volz, Executive Director of Blackstone Accelerates Growth moderated the panel. John's mantra throughout the morning was: "In clean technology, it is important to be able to really build things."