Don't expect your power lines to turn green from the green electrons running through them.  But the more home-grown renewable power we can feed into the grid, the less natural gas we'll be importing.

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Maine's Conversation About Green Power From the Grid

"The Grid"  is the network of power lines that transport and deliver electricity to most of our homes and businesses. We can buy the standard offer energy supply, which comes mostly from natural gas, or we can buy energy made from renewable sources. We welcome your questions and answers about green grid power and the smart grid here.  Join the conversation today and check back here often!

osprey nest atop power grid poles

 
 
01/18/2015 - 4:50pm

US EPA Green Power PartnershipThe United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s Green Power Partnership is a voluntary program that encourages organizations to use green power as a w

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.

09/08/2014 - 2:07pm

the energy and shelter area of the Common Ground Country Fair in Unity Maine image courtesy of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners AssociationIf you have not yet been to the Common Ground Country Fair hosted by the Maine Org

09/07/2014 - 3:37pm

Portland Maine image courtesy of WikipediaAs luck would have it, anyone within an easy drive or bike ride from Portland can be treated to a smorgasbord of mostly free, educational events about clean energy

06/13/2014 - 2:55pm

a light switchThere is a growing number of choices out there for buying green electricity to power our homes and businesses.

05/22/2014 - 9:28pm

Lisa Pohlmann, Stacey Fitts, John Cleveland, Tom Saviello, Michael Cuzzi and Dan Demerritt speak on the policy panel at E2Tech  in Portland, Maine.The 126th Maine Legislature and its committees considered a diverse portfolio of enviro

04/24/2014 - 12:32pm

Erik Wilkinson of ISO New England Steve Hinchman of GridSolar Dan Kelley of Woodward Curran and John Carroll of Iberdrola photo by Kay MannFollowing up on its March 2014 forum on the needs of and issues with the <

03/29/2014 - 9:16pm

Maine Governor Paul LePage photo by Kay MannOn March 20, 2014, The Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine, (E2Tech) hosted its annual Augusta forum for legislators, regulators, administration officials, businesses, and Mai