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Climate Action Conference: The 2015 CAT Report

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.

How Maine Fits into National Solar Trends

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

Coverage of the 2015 Island Energy Conference Part II

Senator Angus Kind speaks at the Island Energy Conference on November 6 in South Portland by Tom Redstone"We are in an energy revolution, and the islands are Bunker Hill," Senator Angus King proclaimed on

GO MAINE Upgrades Ride Matching Service

Go Maine Commuter ConnectionsDid you know that October is National Rideshare Month? To celebrate, GO MAINE’s online commuter ride matching services were upgraded in September.

Maine’s First Net Zero School Open for Learning

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

Community Solutions to a Changing Climate with Lessons from Denmark

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.

Maine's Cleantech Industry and Sustainable Food Production

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.

Photo Gallery from Portland Greenfest 2015

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...

Environmental & Energy Legislative Update 2015

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