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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.

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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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New England electricity prices rose over the past week, with the NEPOOL 12-month strip increasing by 96 cents or 1.7% week-over-week, settling at $55.92/MWh. Forecasts for the second half of April indicate lower than average temperatures, contributing to upward pressure on electricity pricing.

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New England electricity prices had mixed movement over the past week, with the NEPOOL 12-month strip decreasing by $1.51 or 2.7% week-over-week, settling at $54.96/MWh. After colder weather leading into this weekend, forecasts for the first half of April indicate warmer weather than average, contributing to downward pressure on electric prices.

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Prices for both WTI and Brent experienced minimal movement over the week. WTI was down 0.28% week-over-week to $78.18/barrel, and Brent was up 0.02% week-over-week to $82.78 barrel. Meanwhile, the New York Harbor Heating oil price registered a 1.90% decrease over the last week to $2.58/gallon. 

 

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