Apr 11, 2019

New England Clean Energy Connect Project Passes Major Hurdle

“It is imperative that we act now to drastically reduce our greenhouse gas emissions if we are to have any hope of avoiding the most catastrophic impacts of climate change,” said Sean Mahoney, Executive Vice President and Director of CLF Maine. “Replacing energy from polluting fracked gas plants with hydropower will reduce emissions at the scale necessary to make a difference in New England.”

CMP's New England Clean Energy Connect project will bring lower-carbon energy to New England.
Aug 07, 2017

The Fight for Solar in Maine Continues

In a stunning walk backwards, the Maine legislature failed again to override Governor LePage’s veto of legislation that would have supported solar progress in Maine. Passed in June, the bipartisan bill would have helped create stability in the state’s solar marketplace by ensuring that solar panel customers are fairly compensated for the power they produce… Continue reading The Fight for Solar in Maine Continues

Photo: Solar panel
May 05, 2017

Keeping Maine’s Feet to the Fire on Solar Progress

Solar power offers a clean, affordable solution to dirty fossil fuels. So CLF is fighting a regressive new rule from the Maine Public Utilities Commission that threatens to punish solar panel owners and keep Maine from moving forward.

Photo: Solar panel