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!

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02/27/2014 - 1:34pm

The Environmental and Energy Technology Council and the Maine Pulp and Paper Association panel called Reinventing Maines Pulp Paper and Forest Products IndustriesMaine's pulp and paper mills are an integral part of our energy economy.

02/11/2014 - 5:39pm

Climate Solutions Working Together for Maines Future logoWhile many of us may feel helpless to do anything about climate change, a small coalition of inspired organizations has banded together to create a conference t

01/30/2014 - 11:28pm

Fred Horch of Brunswick Maine talks about living without using fossil fuels in Brunswick Maine photo by Kay MannOn Sunday, January 26, 2014, Fred Horch of Brunswick gave a talk entitled, "Clean Energy Independence: How the Horch Fa

11/17/2013 - 4:26pm

VolturnUS is the University of Maines prototype floating offshore wind turbine and the nations first grid connected offshore wind turbine it is part of a larger coalition called Maine Aqua Ventus I GP LLC In response to public pressure,

09/14/2013 - 3:18pm

 the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine logoOn September 3, 2013, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) released a report entitled, "The Clean Technology Sector in Maine 2013".

08/12/2013 - 7:57pm

The solar home of David Tilton in Richmond MaineOn July 26, 2013 the Tilton home was open to the public to look into a more environmentally friendly way of life.

07/16/2013 - 12:12pm

ORPCs TidGe tm turbine generator unit or TGU just prior to installation in Cobscook Bay Maine 08 14 2012Maine is the first and only place in the nation where tidal energy has been harnessed and fed direct

05/13/2013 - 10:31am

the Sustainable Energy Alternatives center at Southern Maine Community CollegeOn May 4, 2013 the Common Ground Learning Solutions and Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) at the South Portland Campus held the Renewable En

04/21/2013 - 6:46pm

Maine Green Power logoFor those of us who have been waiting for a new option for buying renewable electricity since Maine Renewable Energy stopped offering their products, the long wait is over.

04/18/2013 - 8:50pm

feed in tariff image from 350 dot orgHave you ever wondered how some countries such as Germany can afford to deploy wind and solar energy technologies at such a higher rate than we do in the U