Renewable Energy

Efficiency Maine offers financing for eligible renewable energy projects, and incentives for renewable energy heating systems. Click on the links below to find out more about renewable energy technologies, financing, and incentives.

Pellet Boilers: Central wood pellet boilers are high-efficiency systems that use a local, renewable fuel resource. Find out more about pellet boiler systems here. High-efficiency pellet boiler projects may be eligible for a $5,000 incentive through the Home Energy Savings Program.

Pellet&WoodStoves_100x100Pellet and Wood Stoves: High-efficiency and low-particulate wood and pellet stoves can be a renewable and cost-effective way to heat your home and may be eligible for a $250 incentive through the Home Energy Savings Program.

Geothermal_100x100Geothermal Systems (also called ground source heat, ground source heat pumps, or geothermal heat pumps) take advantage of the constant temperature of the ground below the frost line to heat in the winter and cool in the summer. Efficiency Maine offers incentives up to $5,000 for geothermal systems through the Home Energy Savings Program.

Solar electric or photovoltaic (PV) systems can reliably produce electricity in Maine and have become an increasingly more affordable renewable energy option for homeowners interested in reducing energy bills and increasing energy independence. Learn more about solar electric systems.

SolarHotWater_100x100Solar Hot Water: More than a thousand solar water (or solar thermal) heating systems have been installed in Maine over the past decade. Owners of properly-sized systems realize significant savings on water heating. Learn more about solar hot water systems.

EMvendor_100x100Find a Residential Registered Vendor: Use this tool to find a Renewable Energy Installer near you.

EMenergyloans_100x100Renewable energy systems are eligible for financing through an Efficiency Maine Energy Loan . Eligible homeowners can borrow up to $25,000 with 4.99% fixed APR with no closing fees. Click Here to learn more.

Efficiency Maine Renewable System Rebates for solar and wind projects have been fully allocated, and reservations are no longer being accepted. At this time, there are no plans for future solar/wind rebates.

Call 866-376-2463 or email efficiencymaine@efficiencymaine.com for more information.