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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03/27/2015 - 5:08pm

Ron Phillips of Coastal Enterprises photo by Kay MannCoastal Enterprises, Inc (CEI) held its 37th Annual Meeting at Bowdoin College March 10, 2015 and bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin was the keynote speaker.

03/04/2015 - 11:32pm

Solarize Freeport logoThe town of Freeport is working on an ambitious project that may serve as a model for other communities to follow: bringing the community together to lower the cost of solar power. 

02/26/2015 - 8:46pm

Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC) logoOn February 19, 2014, The Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC) announced the release of the 2015 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Development Plans for each of the eight st

01/27/2015 - 9:31pm

Michael Stoddard Executive Director of Efficiency Maine Trust addresses Sustain Mid Maine Coalition Annual Meeting Photo by Kay MannThe Sustain Mid Maine Coalition held its annual meeting with 33 members on Saturday January 24, 2015 in Waterville.

01/25/2015 - 5:19pm

The government energy policy panel photo by Kay MannGovernor Paul LePage has placed energy cost reduction at the top of his agenda in his second term.

01/04/2015 - 7:48pm

USDA logo courtesy of USDAOn December 29, 2014, the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) final rule and Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA) was published in the Federal Register.

01/04/2015 - 3:32pm

Christopher Closs Preservation Services Advisor at Maine Preservation and Greater Portland Landmarks photo by Kay MannOn December 10, the 2014 Maine Downtown Institute was held at

01/04/2015 - 12:39pm

Glen Brand President of the Maine Chapter of Sierra Club photo by Kay MannOn Saturday, December 6, 2014, the Maine Chapter of the Sierra Club hosted the Maine Grassroots Climate Action Conference at Bowdoin

12/05/2014 - 1:29pm

The fueling port for a Toyota Highlander fuel cell electric vehicle photo by Deana LorenzoOn October 29, 2014, leading experts in the field of hydrogen fuel development in the Northeast gathered at the campus of Western New England Universi