Efficiency Maine uses funds collected from electricity consumers and a few other sources to pay for incentives that help Maine residents and businesses use energy more efficiently, by subsidizing the cost of efficient LED lighting, for instance, or the cost of more efficient appliances. The idea is that, over time, the expenditures will reduce energy use enough to save all consumers more than was put in.
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The Conservation Law Foundation is objecting to the PUC's removal of more than $250 million in benefits from the trust's three-year plan, which it equates to a 30 percent budget cut.
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