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Solar Power for Maine

There are many different ways to use solar energy: passive solar, solar thermal (for heat), photovoltaic (for electricity), small-scale, grid-scale. Tell us what you are using the sun for, and read about what others are doing with the sun's power here.

Solar collectors on the Cumberland Community Communications Center by Revisoin Solar

Solar collectors on Cumberland County Communications Center by Revision Energy

10/16/2016 - 4:56pm

workers installing solar panels image courtesy of Natural Resources Council of MaineThe news on Maine’s solar industry is mixed these days and shows no sign of settling on a clear trajectory, at least this week.

09/17/2016 - 4:49pm

Image of Peter Zack courtesy of SECAPeter Zack, who for many years provided energy education activities to Maine schools through the former Maine Energy Education Program, has announced recently that Sacopee Energy & Climate Activities (SECA) is open for business.

09/17/2016 - 2:39pm

a smart meter in CMP territory, Maine image by Kay MannOn September 13, 2016, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) approved a Notice of Rulemaking on Chapter 313, the Customer Net Energy Billing Rule.

08/20/2016 - 5:49pm

solar panels image courtesy of wikipediaWe could not help be amused at seeing five headlines in past months, each heralding plans for Maine’s largest solar array. It’s the American ideal: bigger is better.

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

07/17/2016 - 8:57pm
07/17/2016 - 7:18pm

Solar panels atop the main lodge at Ocean View at Falmouth image Courtesy of Revision EnergyOn June 8, 2016, OceanView at Falmouth Retirement Community hosted an energy forum entitled, “The Right Mix: Envisioning our Energy Future,” featur

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