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New Subsidies in 2024 Could Boost Already-Prevalent Heat Pumps in Maine

The infusion of federal dollars could expand implementation further in the state, where the market has been thriving.

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Green Money: Bowdoin Trades RECs to Continue Decarbonizing Campus

Bowdoin recently sold its high-value, Maine-based renewable energy credits (RECs) to free up funds to buy RECs in so-called "dirtier" electrical grids and to invest in green projects and technologies that will help reduce Bowdoin’s greenhouse gasses.


Power for the People 11/22/23: The Future of the Maine Electric Grid

Competitive Energy Services’ Eben Perkins, Vice President, Consulting, spent time talking energy on Bangor’s solar-powered WERU 89.9 FM’s podcast with Producer/Host, Steve Kahl, who also serves as Professor of Science at Thomas College, where he teaches environmental and energy courses.


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University of Massachusetts-Lowell

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Prices for both WTI and Brent were down slightly this past week. WTI dropped by 0.73% week-over-week to $74.60/barrel, and Brent was down by 0.75% week-over-week to $79.18 barrel. 


The prompt month fell 9.7% week-over-week, landing at $1.85/MMBtu as the Northeast experienced an unseasonably warm weekend. Analysts predict sharp price increases this week as the Northeast braces for a winter snowstorm and cold temperatures.


New England electricity prices fell over the past week, with the NEPOOL 12-month strip decreasing by $3.11 or 5.7% week-over-week, settling at $51.67/MWh. Plentiful gas storage and warmer-than-average weather forecasts continue to put downward pressure on electricity pricing.


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