Rising Market: Maine’s Energy Efficiency Spending Doubles Part II

Maine is achieving energy savings in many tried-and-true ways – weatherization, fuel switching and installation of high efficiency light bulbs. But the state also is not afraid to explore the new and promising. The Efficiency Maine Trust, an independent entity in charge of the state’s efficiency efforts, is test driving three up-and-coming … [Read more...]

Rising Market: Maine’s Energy Efficiency Spending Doubles Part I

“Open for business,” says Maine’s government website. But it could say “Open for energy efficiency business," following a recent doubling of money available for core efficiency programs. State lawmakers increased funding for electric efficiency to about $21 million in an omnibus energy bill (LD 1559) that became law in late June. The change comes … [Read more...]