Efficiency Maine Recognized Outstanding Leadership in Energy Efficiency at Annual Event

Efficiency Maine held its Annual Symposium yesterday in Augusta honoring business leaders in Efficiency Maine programs and Maine‚Äôs energy efficiency community. Approximately 200 efficiency contractors, stakeholders, and legislators attended the event. Efficiency Maine also awarded the Philip C. Hastings Award to recently retired Maine Public Utilities Chairman Thomas L. Welch for his frequent and influential commitment to energy efficiency. Participants…


Council vote enables Millinocket residents to apply for home energy improvement loans

Residents are eligible for low-interest loans aimed at improving the energy efficiency of their homes thanks to a Town Council vote earlier this month, officials said Friday. The council voted 6-0 on Dec. 11 to pass an ordinance effectively allowing the town to participate in the Maine Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, program administered through Efficiency Maine. Click here…


Maine Businesses Bracing for Steep Energy Price Hikes in New Year

St. Joseph’s College has undertaken a large lighting retrofit with help from Efficiency Maine. Read or listen to the MPBN story about their project and how Maine businesses are mitigating the impact of high electricity prices through energy efficiency here.

Rate shock spurs closer look at energy efficiency for Maine businesses

Mountain Machine Works recently invested in energy efficient lights and motors. Read more about their project in Mainebiz and how Maine businesses can mitigate the impact of electric prices increases with energy efficiency: