Maine Energy Visioning

Resources for Visioning Meetings:

Developing Comprehensive Energy Legislation for Maine in 2019

Note: Please share any resources you have with and we’ll post them here.

Notes from the October 2nd Meeting

Maine/ New England Renewable Energy

New England Power Grid State Profiles 2017–2018

State Renewable Portfolio Standards and Goals

Maine Solar Factsheet

Maine State Profile and Energy Estimates Overview

Maine Townsman, September 2016: Local energy projects are moving full steam ahead

Utilities have a problem: the public wants 100% renewable energy, and quick

Energy Pathway for Maine - New!

Energy Vision 2030, Acadia Center

Community/Energy Vision Action Guide for Maine, Acadia Center

NRCM Poll Show Support for Renewable Energy

Let’s Stop Nibbling Around the Edges: The Unequivocal Economic Case for 100% Renewable Energy - Video, Steve Kahl: Sustain Mid-Maine Annual Meeting, March, 2017 

Global Renewable Energy

October 8, 2018: UN Report: Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040

UK Renewable Energy Capacity Surpasses Fossil Fuels

Hawaii Aims for 100% Renewable Energy by 2045

California approves goal for 100% carbon-free electricity by 2045

More Than 100 Cities Now Mostly Powered by Renewable Energy

Sierra Club member & Clean Energy Leader Rev. Rodrick Burton appeared on Saint Louis-TV Live to talk about the Ready for 100 campaign - here are two short clips about going 100% renewable: Video Clip One Clip Two

Solar Energy

Reverse Power Flow: How Solar+Batteries Shift Electric Grid Decision Making from Utilities to Consumers Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Solar Coalition Sues PUC Over Net Metering Rules - Sept 20, 2018

Solar in 2018 Election: An Opportunity to Turn Things Around, A Brief History of Governor LePage's impact on Solar Energy in Maine

Save Money, Make Jobs in Solar

Bill to End Gross Metering Narrowly Defeated - Solar for ME

One-minute YouTube pitches for Solar Power

Solar Power in Maine: Bill Houston on Clean Energy Jobs

Solar power in Maine: Jim Merryman on Business Support for Solar

Solar power in Maine: Jennifer Albee on keeping youth in Maine

Energy Efficiency

How Mainers Benefit from Energy-efficiency Projects at Their Hospitals, NRCM

Efficiency Maines’s Draft Triennial Plan

Health Care Without Harm seeks to transform health care worldwide so that it reduces its environmental footprint

Grid Modernization and Electrification of Energy

Brewing Up the Regulation of the Future Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)

Decarbonizing Transportation Panel at 2018 Global Climate Action Summit

Grid-Scale Renewables (and various papers from RAP )

Grid Modernization and Utility Reform Policy Options, Acadia Center

Maine Voices: A shared vision of energy policy points to an ‘electric future’ that benefits all. Portland Press Herald, April 2017


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