Now, Aldie, I believe I could throw a cat through that crack under your door. That’s right nice of you, heating the neighborhood like that, but the way oil’s going you might want to tighten ‘er up just a dite.

Efficiency / Conservation Blog Posts


We all waste more energy than we like to think about. Because wasted renewable energy is still wasted energy, we need to maximize our energy efficiency before we invest in renewable energy sources for our homes & businesses. The cheapest unit of energy is the one we don't need to burn at all. Read on to get started.

09/17/2016 - 4:49pm

Image of Peter Zack courtesy of SECAPeter Zack, who for many years provided energy education activities to Maine schools through the former Maine Energy Education Program, has announced recently that Sacopee Energy & Climate Activities (SECA) is open for business.

08/20/2016 - 4:08pm

Maine Indoor Air Quality Council logo courtesy of MIAQC.Did you want to attend the April 2016 Northeast Indoor Air Quality & Energy Conference but were unable to do so? (or, did you attend the conference but wish you could have attended more sessions?) 

08/20/2016 - 3:33pm

USDA logo courtesy of United States Department of AgricultureOn June 30, 2016, USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Lisa Mensah and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced that 13 Maine businesses and farms have been selected to receive a total of $108,001 to help them lower the

08/19/2016 - 9:18pm

Bangor City Hall image courtesy of the City of Bangor, MaineThanks to  combination of the mild 2015-2016 winter and lower than anticipated fuel prices, the City of Bangor has created the EnergySmart Bangor Residential Rebate Program using surplus funds from its energy budget.

07/17/2016 - 7:18pm

Solar panels atop the main lodge at Ocean View at Falmouth image Courtesy of Revision EnergyOn June 8, 2016, OceanView at Falmouth Retirement Community hosted an energy forum entitled, “The Right Mix: Envisioning our Energy Future,” featur

07/10/2016 - 11:41am

Maine Senator Angus King photo by Kay MannOn June 27, 2016, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce invited Senator Angus King to speak about energy-related issues as they relate to Maine businesses. Green Energy Maine was there and brings you this report.

07/09/2016 - 12:13pm

Greg Dugal President and CEO of the Maine Innkeepers Association and Maine Restaurant Association photo by Kay MannOn June 8, 2016, the Environment and Energy Technology Council (E2Tech) hosted a forum entitled, “Sustainability in Maine's Tourism Industry”.

07/07/2016 - 11:51am

Photo of speaker panel by Kay MannOn June 15, 2016, the Maine Environmental sustainability Network (MESN) held a forum to teach sustainability professionals and community leaders about the latest benchmarking tools to monitor energy and sustainability for their companies, organizations, a

04/20/2016 - 7:54pm

Village Centre passive house in Brewer Maine image courtesy of Community Housing of MaineWhen the Village Centre opens this month, the nation's second largest Passive House in North America will be in Brewer.

04/19/2016 - 9:42pm

David Johnson of David Johnston and Company in Gorham Maine photo by Kay MannOn April 11 and 12, 2016, The Maine Indoor Air Quality Council hosted its Northeast Indoor Air Quality and Energy Conference, subtitled, “Buildings are for People”, in Portland, Maine.