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.

 
 
08/10/2014 - 10:56am

Explore Maine by Bike book cover image courtesy of Maine DOTCar-free tourism, anyone? With its beautiful scenery, bike-friendly roads and shared-use paths, Maine is a great place to cycle.

07/10/2014 - 2:08pm

Joan Walsh, Mark Draper, Kevin Roche and Abbie Webb speak on a panel hosted by E2Tech in June 2014 photo by Kay MannOn June 26, 2014, The Environmental and Energy Technology Council (E2Tech) hosted a forum about the solid waste hierarch

06/13/2014 - 5:00pm

Hydrogen Energy CenterFounded in the 1990's, The Hydrogen Energy Center (HEC) is a non-profit organization run

05/22/2014 - 9:28pm

Lisa Pohlmann, Stacey Fitts, John Cleveland, Tom Saviello, Michael Cuzzi and Dan Demerritt speak on the policy panel at E2Tech  in Portland, Maine.The 126th Maine Legislature and its committees considered a diverse portfolio of enviro

04/24/2014 - 12:32pm

Erik Wilkinson of ISO New England Steve Hinchman of GridSolar Dan Kelley of Woodward Curran and John Carroll of Iberdrola photo by Kay MannFollowing up on its March 2014 forum on the needs of and issues with the <

04/01/2014 - 12:43pm

On April 1, 2014, Maine's Sustainability Solutions Initiative at the Senator George J. Mitchell Center presented a daylong session on "Maine's Energy Future" at the 2014 Maine Water & Sustainability Conference, held at the Augusta Civic Center. The Chair of the session was Dr. Caroline Noblet, University of Maine School of Economics.

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