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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

04/20/2016 - 7:54pm

Village Centre passive house in Brewer Maine image courtesy of Community Housing of MaineWhen the Village Centre opens this month, the nation's second largest Passive House in North America will be in Brewer.

04/05/2016 - 11:56am

2016 Northeast Indoor Air Quality and Energy ConferenceHow important is the quality of the air you breathe to you? Do you know how improvements in a building’s energy efficiency can impact the quality of the air inside?

03/15/2016 - 3:42pm
02/21/2016 - 6:26pm

Pika Energy team photo courtesy of Pika EnergyPika Energy of Westbrook, manufacturer of cutting edge small wind and solar energy electronics and storage systems, has raised over $2 million of a $3.1 million equity offering in the first two weeks since the securities went on sale.

02/21/2016 - 2:10pm

Map of midcoast Maine towns included in the solarize midcoast maine program image courtesy of  Midcoast Economic Development DistrictFollowing on the heels of successful “solarize” programs in Freeport, Brunswick, Waterville and elsewhere, the Midcoast Economic De

02/16/2016 - 7:28pm

solar stakeholder panel at E2Tech forum February 2016 photo by Kay MannOn February 3, 2016, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech), along with its partner group, the Northeast Clean Energy Center hosted a forum to highlight the state of solar power for Maine, including

12/26/2015 - 11:38am

greater portland council of governments logo courtesy of gpcogAre you interested in learning more about the many benefits that renewable energy can provide to your farm or business and finding some grant money to get you started?

12/21/2015 - 6:02pm

On December 12, 2015, the Maine Chapter of the Sierra Club convened the Maine Grassroots Climate Action Conference at the University of Maine in Augusta. This was their second climate conference; the first was held in December of 2014 at Bowdoin College. At the first conference, a number of local, climate action teams (or CAT’s) were established.

11/25/2015 - 5:59pm

Philip Warburg photo by Kay MannOn November 17, 2015, the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) hosted a talk with Philip Warburg, author of the book, “Harness the Sun” and other solar e

11/22/2015 - 5:07pm

Suzanne MacDonald Energy Director of the Island Energy Institute photo by Kay MannOn November 6, 2015, the Island Institute of Rockland, Maine held its annual Isla