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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03/08/2013 - 11:09am

residential solar panels in a Philadelphia neighborhood courtesy of DOEBy the same principles that make community wind power feasible in Maine, we can also build co

02/07/2013 - 12:25pm

a house full of energy star appliances courtesy of energystar.govEfficiency Maine has expanded its appliance rebate program to include rebates for additional appliances from February through June 2013.

02/06/2013 - 6:24pm

The Office of Indian Energy and the Denali Commission tour the National Wind Technology Center in Colorado Photo courtesy of NRELOn January 30, 2013, the US Energy Department announced the second round of

01/21/2013 - 11:09pm

the community wind turbine at the University of Maine at Presque IsleAt the Maine Agricultural Trade Show held in Augusta on January 8-10, 2013, Sue Jones of Community Energy Partners and Windustry gave two presentations to atte

01/17/2013 - 5:46pm

graduatesThe Proton OnSite Scholarship and Innovation Program is fueling the next generation of scientific innovation by recognizing and awarding high school seniors, college students, and innovators who can find new and creative ways for

01/17/2013 - 5:24pm

Grants Connector Directory 2013 cover from Maine Governor's Energy Office and the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of MaineOn behalf of the Maine Governor's Energy Office, the Environme

01/09/2013 - 6:01pm

Interior View of the reading room inside the dome of the US CogressYou can say what you want about congressional antics around the much-sung "fiscal cliff".

12/20/2012 - 5:22pm

Bangor Hydro power smart Maine heat pumps logoBeginning October 15, 2012, Bangor Hydro Electric Company is offering two types of incentive programs to encourage its residential and small commercial custome

12/19/2012 - 5:08pm

Students working on an energy project in Maine funded by a mini-grant from the Maine Energy Education ProgramThe Maine Energy Education Program (MEEP) has $5,000 to offer to students who develop a energy efficiency projects at