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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

 
 
10/27/2015 - 8:52am

The Friends School in Cumberland Maine is net zero photo courtesy of the schoolThe Friends School’s new 15,000 square foot facility in Cumberland, Maine opened its doors to students on Sept

10/26/2015 - 4:32pm

GrowSmart Maine Director Nancy Smith photo by Kay MannGrowSmart Maine held its annual meeting on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 in the lovely old mill building called the Pepperell Center in Biddeford, Maine.

10/26/2015 - 11:58am

People attending the inaugural E2Tech Expo on October 1 2015On October 1, 2015, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) held its first clean tech expo at USM in Portland.

09/28/2015 - 8:32pm

On September 12, 2015, the third annual Portland Greenfest took place in Monument Square under brilliant, blue skies. Green Energy Maine was there and brings you this photo-retrospective of some of the energy-related exhibitors there. Take a little walk with us...

09/28/2015 - 5:16pm

E2Tech convenes a legislative panel in 2015In 2015, the Maine Legislature considered a diverse portfolio of energy and environmental bills related to energy efficiency, solar energy, wind permitting, land conservation, wat

08/28/2015 - 5:32pm

 A custom retirement home with solar hot water and electric at Highland Greens image courtesy of Sea Coast ManagementOne net zero school, three senior living communities, more than 600 residents, a 10 year business p

08/28/2015 - 4:58pm

Image of Kathleen Meil courtesy of Evergreen Home PerformanceFive Mainers plan to join a diverse group of leaders from across the country gathering in Washington, D.C.

08/28/2015 - 4:36pm
07/31/2015 - 8:24pm

solarize Brunswick logo courtesy of solarize BrunswickNot to be out-shone by neighboring Freeport, the Brunswick town council recently approved an easy and affordable way for Brunswick residents and businesse

07/31/2015 - 6:57pm

Sue Jones of Community Energy Partners photo by Kay MannOn July 10, 2015, Greater Portland Council of Governments hosted a workshop entitled, "Maximizing Opportunities in Renewable Energy Development for Farmers, Agricultural Produce