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Maine’s Promising Clean Future

University of Maine’s VolturnUS is a floating concrete structure that supports a wind turbine, designed by University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center and deployed by DeepCwind Consortium in 2013. (Wikipedia)

Toby Martin

Maine’s climate change leadership found a new focus in 2019 with the inauguration of Governor Janet Mills, who based […]

Maine Law Ends Fossil Fuel Investment in Employee Fund

Maine State House in Augusta. (David Grant/Flickr)

Toby Martin

When a state’s visionary leadership unites and exhibits bipartisan courage to create a noteworthy and groundbreaking law as Maine’s L. D. 99 has, it deserves recognition.

On January 11, 2021, Maine State Representative O’Neil of Saco and nine others united and co-sponsored […]

Talk with GMP About How You and Your Community Can Save on Driving and Heating! 

Vermont Regional Planning Commissions Host a Learning Opportunity with Green Mountain Power May 4, 2021 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Learn how GMP can help you and your community save while tackling the two biggest sources of carbon pollution in Vermont – driving and heating. Members of GMP’s innovation team are joining us for a […]

Governor’s Proposed Renewable & Climate Investments

Proposed Renewable & Climate Resiliency Investments to Spur Economic Recovery & Lower Energy Costs

Governor Phil Scott proposed more than $200 million in state-federal climate change mitigation investments that will lower energy burdens and climate pollution while supporting Vermont’s economy.

The Governor’s climate economy proposals include $25 million to expand Vermont’s […]

Clean Energy Investments

Can the Remarkable Run Continue?

The windy region in California between the San Jacinto and San Bernardino mountains is a perfect place for harvesting wind. Photo Erik Wilde/Wikipedia Commons.

Todd M. Walker and Craig R. Walker

What a year 2020 was for clean energy investments of virtually all kinds – from solar to […]

Eden Renewables Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Green STEAM Scholarship with a Total Value of $15,000

APPLICATION DEADLINE FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2021 New York – Troy-based community solar developer Eden Renewables is now accepting applications for its annual scholarships with a total value of $15,000. Graduating high school seniors from selected schools in the Capital Region (see list) and pursuing a career in fields that benefit the environment are invited […]

Thermal-RECs: A Big NH Advantage – Webinar Thursday, February 25th

Thermal Renewable Energy Certificates (T-RECs) have been transformative to the biomass heating market in New Hampshire—the first state in the nation to establish T-RECs as part of their Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS).

However, right now a bill is being considered that would Eliminate all new T-REC generators. Other portions of this bad bill […]

Put Your Money Where Your Life Is: Series on Investing Locally

After a year of COVID shutdowns, bankruptcies, deaths, and economic despair, how can individuals help rebuild our economy and community? By investing in their local economy, catalyzing innovation, shifting capital to the local projects, and thus making our communities more sustainable, vibrant, and resilient. Whether managing large funds or modest nest eggs, investors can make […]

Solicitation for Applications to USDA Rural Energy Savings Program

USDA Invites Applications for Loans Under the Rural Energy Savings Program

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today invited applications from utilities to help rural families and small businesses make cost-saving energy efficiency improvements.

USDA is making funding available under the […]

Climbing out of the Crisis: a Net-Zero Economy

Wind Lift I, a jack-up ship for installing offshore wind turbines. Photo by kaʁstn, Wikimedia Commons https://bit.ly/30TU3v8.

George Harvey

The German Institute for Economic Research, usually called the DIW Berlin from its name in German, is a non-profit economic research institution funded by the country’s federal government. In early July, it […]