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Rural Energy for America Program Grants Awarded to 13 Maine Businesses

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

Maine Public Utilities Commission Extends Maine Green Power Program into 2021

Maine Green Power logo courtesy of the Maine Public Utilities CommissionOn June 13, 2016, 3Degrees announced a five year contract with the Maine Public Utilities Commission to continue to offer Maine Green Power to the state’s electricity users.

Bangor Residents Get More Bang for Their Efficiency Bucks

Bangor City Hall image courtesy of the City of Bangor, MaineThanks to  combination of the mild 2015-2016 winter and lower than anticipated fuel prices, the City of Bangor has created the EnergySmart Bangor Residential Rebate Program using surplus funds from its energy budget.

What is the Right Energy Mix for Maine?

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

Angus Talks Energy

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.

Maine’s Sustainable Tourism Economy

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”.

Benchmarking to Measure Your Progress Toward Sustainability

Photo of speaker panel by Kay MannOn June 15, 2016, the Maine Environmental sustainability Network (MESN) held a forum to teach sustainability professionals and community leaders about the latest benchmarking tools to monitor energy and sustainability for their companies, organizations, a

The Industry Reacts to Defeat of LD 1649

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

Guest Column: Top-down and Bottom-up Combined Heat & Power

CHP systems Photo by the DOEMunicipalities, businesses, and even individual homeowners are right now looking at equipment that will provide both hea