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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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The NEPOOL 12-month electricity strip was up by 3.1% week-over-week to $60.96/MWh, and the calendar year strips recorded mixed movements. The 2025 and 2026 strips were up, while the 2027 calendar year strip slid last week. NYMEX and gas prices in the Northeast are causing upward pressure in the market.

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The natural gas prompt month rose by 35¢ or 13.5% week-over-week to land at $2.92/MMBtu. U.S. dry natural gas production dropped week-over-week, while national consumption increased, driven by the industrial and power sectors. A narrowing supply surplus put upward pressure on markets. 

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WTI and Brent prices experienced moderate increases this week. WTI was up 2.11% to $76.84/barrel week-over-week, and Brent was up 2.19% week-over-week to $81.59/barrel. The New York Harbor Heating Oil price registered a 0.77% increase over the last week to $2.48/gallon. 

 

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