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Maine Solar Panels: Pricing and Incentives

Despite being an early adopter of solar policies, Maine still lags behind much of the country in terms of solar power. The good news is that homeowners in Maine can still save money by investing in solar power, and many people have embraced solar over the past few years.


Maine State Profile and Energy Estimates

Maine is the nation’s easternmost state. It rises from a jagged Atlantic coastline in the east to the highest point in Maine at Mount Katahdin in the center of the state.1 Although the state has no fossil energy reserves, Maine’s rivers, winds, and forests supply the state with substantial renewable energy resources.2 Rivers that flow from Maine’s interior highlands to the sea provide hydroelectricity resources, while winds that sweep along the coast and across the state’s uplands and Appalachian mountain crests make Maine New England’s leader in wind-powered electricity generation.


The New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC)

The New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) will save Maine consumers millions of dollars each year by harnessing Canadian hydropower and transmitting clean energy into the New England grid.


Maine’s Climate Future: 2020 Update

Climate change is a global phenomenon, and its effects in Maine must be under-stood in the context of changes taking place throughout the world.


State-by-State: Climate Change in Maine

Maine is vulnerable to increasing temperatures, ocean acidification and the spread of Lyme disease. Maine’s climate has already warmed by about three degrees Fahrenheit in the last century. Increasing temperatures are causing spring to arrive earlier, bringing more precipitation and more frequent storms. Ocean acidification threatens the future of the fishing industry.