Alternative Energy in Maine

Alternative energy isn't just for remote camps and cottages on little islands anymore. Using the sun's energy to heat your home or power your lights makes sense - and the state of Maine is prepared to help you finance it! If you're building a new vacation home (or the classic remote Maine camp), these links should help you get started.

US Department of Energy
http://www.afdc.energy.gov/states/ME
Find transportation data and information about alternative fuels and advanced vehicles in Maine, including laws and incentives, fueling stations, fuel prices, and more. 

Maine Solar Energy Assocation
http://ellsworthme.org/MESEA/
Several great links to Maine alternative energy resources. Also lists upcoming events.

Bill & Debbi Lord's Solar House project
http://www.solarhouse.com
Worth reading if you are considering an investment in solar. Bill and Debbi documented what they did to eliminate their dependance on oil. The site includes good explanations of how to calculate costs and savings. There's also a short video!

Additional links:

Solar Market: http://www.solarmarket.com/
Maine Solar: http://www.mainesolar.com/
Backwoods Solar: http://www.backwoodssolar.com/
Penobscot Solar Design: http://www.penobscotsolar.com/
Moosehead Power Systems: http://www.mooseheadpowersystems.com

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Looking for the perfect Maine property? Check out these:

($137,900)

4341 Carrabassett Drive
Wyman Township, Maine