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Efficiency Maine Adds Fourth EV Educational Video in Series

 

What: Efficiency Maine today launched another electric vehicle (EV) educational video — “Home Charging: Installation Tips” — featuring Maine humorist and car enthusiast Tim Sample. The quasi-state agency has produced a series of educational videos that will be released weekly throughout October and November on newly redesigned Efficiency Maine web pages. […]

Efficiency Maine Offers Free Building Energy Code Workshops

 

What: During October, November, and December 2021, Efficiency Maine is offering free workshops on seven separate residential and commercial code provisions and best practices related to the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).

As of July 1, 2021, the IECC 2015 became the mandatory baseline energy code for all new construction in […]

Efficiency Maine Premieres Third EV Educational Video in Series

What: Efficiency Maine today debuted another electric vehicle (EV) educational video — “How to Use EV Public Chargers” — featuring Maine humorist and car enthusiast Tim Sample. The quasi-state agency has produced a series of educational videos that will be released weekly throughout October and November on newly redesigned Efficiency Maine web […]

So, What’s Up at Maine Solar Solutions This Summer?

Replenova Farm’s solar array consists of 59 panels producing about 31,600 kilowatt-hours of electricity in its first year of operation. This reduced carbon emissions by 48,938 pounds. (Replenova Farm)

George Harvey

It seems there are always interesting things going on at Maine Solar Solutions, and it is time to […]

EV Accelerator Program Advances Climate Program Objective in Maine

Efficiency Maine Extends its Electric Vehicle Accelerator Program for Another Year, Advancing Key Climate Change Objective

On September 2, 2021, the second anniversary of launching its electric vehicle (EV) rebate program — the EV Accelerator Program — Efficiency Maine announced it will extend the program for another year.

Efficiency Maine estimates it has sufficient funds […]

Efficiency Maine Unveils Second EV Educational Video in Series

What: Efficiency Maine today debuted another electric vehicle (EV) educational video — “Where and How to Find EV Chargers” — featuring Maine humorist and car enthusiast Tim Sample. The quasi-state agency has produced a series of educational videos that will be released weekly throughout October and November on newly redesigned Efficiency Maine […]

Efficiency Maine Extends its Electric Vehicle Accelerator Program for Another Year, Advancing Key Climate Change Objective

On September 2, 2021, the second anniversary of launching its electric vehicle (EV) rebate program — the EV Accelerator Program — Efficiency Maine announced it will extend the program for another year.

Efficiency Maine estimates it has sufficient funds to help defray the cost of approximately 2,500 more EV purchases in the next […]

Efficiency Maine Funding Opportunity Invites Service Stations with Retail Operations to Step Up Conversions to High-Efficiency Equipment

Maine service stations with retail operations now have the opportunity to upgrade heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, LED lighting, and refrigeration equipment. For a limited-time, Efficiency Maine is offering a special promotion that aims to accelerate the conversion to high-efficiency equipment at service stations across the state.

“Many of these businesses use […]

Sixty Municipalities Use Funding from Efficiency Maine and The Nature Conservancy to Upgrade Lighting and Heating Systems

Maine municipalities from Alfred to Fort Kent are enjoying improved heating and lighting in township buildings thanks to grants they received from Efficiency Maine in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy in Maine. Town officials in 60 municipalities took advantage of a limited-time promotion to complete 140 energy-efficiency projects. Municipalities should be looking for additional opportunities […]

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 […]