More than a couple bankers and government agents are trying to offer us cheap loans for weatherization and efficient ice boxes and all.  I'll confess to indulging in a chest freezer for my deer meat.

Financial Blog Posts

The Financial Side of Clean Energy

It's going to take a lot of investment monies to power this shift to clean energy.  With "green loans", tax incentives, grants and direct investments, Mainers can put  together the financing they need.  We'll keep you up to date on all the options as they come and go. 

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03/12/2017 - 1:28pm

A solar eruptive prominence as seen in extreme UV light on March 30 2010 with Earth superimposed for a sense of scale image Credit to NASA and SDOYou may have heard of solar storms in earth science or geophysics classes in school, right?

03/12/2017 - 11:59am

Jeff Marks Executive Director of the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine or E2Tech by Kay MannAs part of the forum hosted by the Environmental and Energy Technology Council (E2Tech) on March 3, 2017, Executive Director Jeff Marks delivered an update on the status of the&

03/11/2017 - 5:45pm

On March 3, 2017, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine hosted a forum in Augusta, entitled, “Playing Matchmaker- Aligning Energy Challenges with Compatible Policies”. The forum addressed the following questions: What are the most important energy challenges facing the State of Maine?

02/20/2017 - 3:28pm

 New England Grassroots Environment Fund logoThe New England Grassroots Environment Fund is offering Grow Grants of up to $3,500 for community sustainability initiatives across New England and the application deadline for this round is March 15, 2017. 

02/05/2017 - 6:12pm

Laney Brown, VP of Grid Modernization Strategy from Modern Grid Partners photo by Kay MannThe sixth annual Efficiency Maine Symposium had a very long name this year: “modernization of the electricity grid and opportunities for distributed energy resources”.

02/04/2017 - 9:22pm

smart meter photo by Kay MannOn January 31, 2017, the Maine Public Utilities Commission issued a decision on proposed rule changes regarding customer net energy billing. The following information comes from the MPUC’s press release on the announcement.

01/10/2017 - 8:07pm

 Dan Allegretti Vice President of State Government Affairs at Exelon photo by Kay MannOn December 8, 2016, Peter Shattuck, Director of the Clean Energy Initiative at the Acadia Center, Dan Allegretti, Vice President of State Government Affairs at Exelon, and Kathleen Meil of

01/08/2017 - 12:52pm

In July of 2016, the U.S.

12/12/2016 - 7:28pm

A tree in Maine photo by Kay MannThere is a new kid on Maine’s sustainable energy investors block.

12/11/2016 - 12:56pm

Nathan Smith Darrell Henry Jason Smith and David Meyer speak on energy policy panel at E2Tech Expo 2016 photo by Kay MannOn November 17, 2016, E2Tech hosted its second annual expo at the University of Southern Maine in Portland.