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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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The NEPOOL 12-month electricity strip rose by 2.84% week-over-week to $59.35/MWh, matching the trend in calendar year strips for electricity. The 2025, 2026, and 2027 calendar year strips also climbed last week following an increase in Henry Hub and Algonquin natural gas spot prices. 


The natural gas prompt month continued its sharp upward movement, rising by 33 cents or 14% week-over-week to $2.63/MMBtu. U.S. production is down week-over-week to 99.4 Bcf/d, and another smaller-than-expected storage injection of 70 Bcf contributed, along with falling production, to increased prompt month prices.


New England electricity prices showed overall downward movement over the past week, with all calendar strips falling, while the NEPOOL 12-month strip rose slightly by 4 cents or 0.1% week-over-week to land at $56.33/MWh.


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