STATE OF MAINE
JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENERGY UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY
Sen. Mark Lawrence, Senate Chair…Continue
The people elected to represent you in Augusta are coming after you with their own green deal, offered so that you can't refuse.
They exclaimed "We're going to have to electrify transportation, heating and cooling" and the plan is to make it happen in twelve, yes twelve years from now.
Can there be solar and batteries providing grid power for some, while natural gas, hydro and biomass provide power for others ?
Based on this week's prices, Mainers can estimate the cost of heating by using the table below. Prices between various heating fuels are listed, and these prices are converted to a common heating unit value (dollars per million Btu).
Comparison of Heating Fuel Prices per Million Btu (February 4, 2019)
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"Solar is breaking into a power market that’s long been the domain of big, conventional generators. A key reason: batteries."
"New England just approved 145 megawatts of …Continue
Well, they did it. Massachusetts and Rhode Island have sent their electricity prices soaring into the realm where wind power prices are competitive to fossil fuel.
"..... CMP’s proposed transmission line would actually harm Maine ratepayers by causing significant negative impacts to Maine’s renewable energy industry,"