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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11/13/2016 - 3:39pm

Island image courtesy of Maine Office of TourismEnergy costs on Maine's islands dwarf those on the mainland. Now, the Spark!

11/13/2016 - 1:54pm

heat pump water heater diagram courtesy of US Energy DepartmentEach year, thousands of Mainers buy heat pump water heaters.

11/13/2016 - 1:23pm

Image from 2015 E2Tech Expo courtesy of E2TechThe second annual E2TECH EXPO on November 17 will be the premier energy event of the year! The U.S.

10/16/2016 - 5:28pm

USDA logo courtesy of USDA The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) from the USDA is the most robust funding source for many renew

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.

07/10/2016 - 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”.

05/20/2016 - 7:41pm

Maine House of Representatives chamber image courtesy of the State of MaineAfter the defeat of LD1649, the bill to create solar jobs in Maine, on April 29, 20

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.