Maine

Maine

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Dylan Voorhees / Photo courtesy of Natural Resources Council of Maine

Maine Prepares for Policy Shift Toward Clean Energy

Maine’s renewable energy landscape is poised for big changes. Legislation passed into law in June establishes greenhouse gas emission reduction targets and an ambitious renewable portfolio standard. In this interview, Dylan Voorhees, climate and clean energy director of the Natural Resources Council of Maine, explains what the new laws mean...

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Premium? Not With This Kind of Risk

This August 9 report pinpoints encircled homeowners who face prohibitively high insurance costs because their domicile now sits in a place likely to burn or flood.
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(Courtesy Fairfax County, VA.) EV charging looks one way to flatlanders...

Policy Memo: Making Utilities Constructive in Maine's Electric Vehicle Buildout

Utilities whose businesses span rural and urban terrain can gain when they support the rollout of electric vehicle charging networks. This memo sets a framework for Maine's utility to meet policy objectives and secure market position.

Maine Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 4.50 / 9
Utilities:
Score 9.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 7.50 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
22 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
13 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
10 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
86%

of people in Maine support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(+1 of the national average)
(est. 929,832 of 1,078,154 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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