I just can’t think of anything finer than to make power for our public buildings from the local dump—er, landfill---er, solid waste transfer station.

Waste to Energy Blog Posts

Waste-to-Energy in Maine

Call it what you like: waste-to-energy, cogeneration, combined heat and power.  These technologies hold great potential for producing home-grown energy in Maine.  We invite Maine's experts in this field to tell us what they are working on so we can learn from their examples.

Janbacher engines in the waste-to-energy plant at Pine Tree Landfill in Hampden, Maine

The engine room at Pine Tree Landfill's Waste to Energy Plant in Hampden. Photo courtesy of Casella.

 
 
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...

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.

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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

07/01/2015 - 5:43pm

Climate Solutions Map courtesy of Climate SolutionsThe Climate Solutions Mapping Project is collecting information on community, business, governmental, and educational initiatives in Maine that are working to prevent furt

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.

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Alex Pine Kendall Hinkley Andrew Carpenter Jay Kilbourn and Patrick Coughlin photo by Kay Mann Although recycling paper, plastics, and glass has become second nature to most Mainers, there are both operating and

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