Launching a sustainability accelerator

Launching a sustainability accelerator

As the Maine Climate Council concluded work on its climate action plan last November, one legislator issued what Sen. Anne Carney (D-Cape Elizabeth) recalled as a “plaintive plea: ‘We have to figure out how to pay for this now.’”  Half of the Council’s work groups...

Energy stories spark editorials, legislative summons

The Sun Journal published an editorial based on our stories about the Maine Green Energy Alliance: Energy group wasted money, got little done Let’s imagine you are starting a business,  ABC Consulting. You need 13 employees, including a manager. So you advertise,...

Lawmakers move to take politics out of grant awards

AUGUSTA — The controversy over a $3 million energy grant that went to a politically-connected group may lead to a new law to subject state and federal grants to a competitive process. On Tuesday, the legislature’s government oversight committee voted unanimously...