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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 […]

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 […]

Energy Department Awards $6 Million to Develop Training Programs for Professionals Working with New Energy Technologies

Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded approximately $6 million to five organizations that will develop training programs for emergency responders, building managers and owners, and other officials interacting with solar energy and storage systems, alternative-fuel vehicles and their chargers, and energy-efficient building technologies.

Led by or working with professional associations, work done […]

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 […]

Despite COVID-19, More Than Half of Cleantech Firms Planning to Recruit in 2020

Hyperion Executive Search Surveyed Impact of COVID-19 on Cleantech

AUSTIN – Results from a recent survey conducted by Hyperion Executive Search, a global talent acquisition company that works exclusively with clean energy and e-mobility, found that despite COVID-19, most cleantech companies plan to expand in 2020. Sixty one percent (61%) of the cleantech firms […]

Time Is Running Out for GMP’s Enhanced Rebates on Heat Pumps, Electric Bikes and Electric Mowers

Successful Go, Save and Share Green Initiative to Help Customers Save Money and Boost Economy Ends August 31st

Green Mountain Power (GMP) is reminding customers that enhanced rebates on products that help save energy and money while reducing carbon pollution will close at the end of the month. GMP’s popular Go, Save and […]

Deutsche Bank Immediately Ends Funding For Oil Sands And Arctic Oil Projects

By Tsvetana Paraskova – Jul 27, 2020, 2:30 PM CDT

Deutsche Bank is ending financing for new oil and gas projects in the oil sands and the Arctic region effective immediately, becoming the latest major bank to reconsider lending money to fossil fuel projects in sensitive areas.

Deutsche Bank will no longer finance any new […]

Phase-out Fossil-Fuel Financing

Protest at the Legislative Building in Olympia, Washington. Ted Nation, an activist for several decades, sits beside the protest sign. Image: Wikipedia Commons.

Alan Betts

This year I am searching for solutions to the climate and extinction crises, because time has run out. As society is focused on the COVID-19 crisis, the […]