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Madison Energy Expo

The Madison Energy Expo held at the Madison Memorial High School from 9 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Sessions will including information on geothermal energy, natural gas, energy audits, small wind power projects, solar options, programs to help finance energy updates, new lighting options, Net Energy Billing, weatherizing your house, biomass options, heat exchangers, demand hot…


KVCC Course: EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification for Small Appliances

Kennebec Valley Community College is offering an EPA 608 Refrigerant Certification for Small Appliances Self Study course. This course is designed to prepare technicians for the EPA 608 certification exam sections: 1) Core (general knowledge of refrigerants), and 2) Type I (repair and service of small appliances using 5 lbs or less of refrigerant). It is not intended to be…


Lincolnville Community Library Completes Solar Project

Lincolnville Community Library recently completed their solar photovoltaic project with help from an Efficiency Maine Renewable Demonstration Grant. Combined with an efficient building envelope and ductless heat pumps, the library will operate at net-zero energy for much of the year. Find out more about the project here.

Energy Efficiency Grants Available for Freeport Residents

Freeport has secured a $17,700 Community Development Block Grant for air sealing and energy assessments in homes. The grant will fund the coordination of air sealing and assessment projects and the air sealing and energy assessment copay for LIHEAP-eligible Freeport residents. Air sealing and assessment projects are eligible for a $400 incentive through Efficiency Maine’s Home Energy Savings Program. Find…