Maine

It’s official: Maine to go 80% renewable by 2030

Governor Janet Mills (D) has signed a trifecta of bills to move the state towards a clean energy future, including adding 375 MW of distributed solar by mid-2024.

Maine calls for 400 MW of distributed solar

The Maine House and Senate have both passed LD 1711, capping off a trio of pro-renewable bills this month. The bill calls for the development of 400 MW of distributed solar, and the state is making up for lost time.

Twin bills show Maine isn’t messing around with solar anymore

Significant legislative progress has been made on both LD 1494 and LD 1711, bills which look to increase the state’s RPS to 80% by 2030 and boost solar deployment, respectively. Just months into her first term, Governor Janet Mills is showing she’s serious about solar.

Solar Bill of Rights back in committee, Maine could require storage, KB new racking systems: pvMB 6/11/19

Good morning and welcome to today’s pvMB. Today we also have a ruling which could affect PG&E’s solar contracts, Michigan regulators approving Consumers’ IRP, and more!

Green New Deal passes Maine House

The workforce development bill has been stripped of its 80% by 2040 renewable mandate, so is the policy really all it’s cracked up to be?

Duke’s battery bonanza, Sunrun prices securitization: pvMB 6/4/19

Hello one and all and welcome to the pvMB. Today we’ll be diving into US Light Energy’s 7 MW community solar project planned for Clifton Park, Modernize partnering with Renovate America, Maine’s new community solar bill and much more!

Wyoming’s first solar trade association, EV chargers encroaching on gas stations: pvMB 5/21/19

We’ve got a jam-packed MB for you this morning. Today we’ll be looking at the formation of the American Solar Grazing Association, a community solar bill in Maine, the winners of the 17th Solar Cup and much much more!

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Where does the 100% clean energy movement go from here?

With Washington Governor Jay Inslee signing his state’s 100% clean energy target into law yesterday, most of the easy victories have now been achieved, and the path forward is more complicated.

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Maine Governor calls for 100% renewable electricity

Maine Governor Janet T. Mills has submitted an act which would establish a council to guide the state in reaching consumption goals of 80% renewable electricity by 2030 and 100% by 2050.

It’s official: Gross metering will end in Maine

The return of net metering in Maine points to the back and forth that the policy is going through nationally – including in nearby Connecticut.

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