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REPORT: Offshore Wind is Next Clean Energy Wave for Maine

Up and down the Atlantic coast, states and wind developers are making significant progress in advancing offshore wind projects, according to a new report, released today.

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Report | Environment Maine Research & Policy Center

Gobbling Less Gas for Thanksgiving - How Clean Cars Can Save Americans Money and Cut Oil Use

The transportation sector accounts for nearly two-thirds of the more than 19 million barrels of oil consumed each day in the United States.  The largest percentage is consumed by passenger cars and light duty trucks, such as SUVs, vans, and pickup trucks.

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Clean Cars Would Save Mainers $911,000 on Thanksgiving Travel

 As Mainers prepare for one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, a new Environment Maine report finds that more fuel efficient cars would save Mainers roughly $911,000 at the gas pump this Thanksgiving alone. 

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News Release | Environment Maine

First-Ever U.S. Solar Jobs Census Shows Major Growth in Solar Jobs

Jobs in the solar industry are booming, with 93,000 solar jobs at more than 16,700 solar employment sites in all 50 states, according to a new report released today by Environment Maine and authored by the Solar Foundation.

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Report | Environment Maine Research & Policy Center

Building Better: How High-Efficiency Buildings Will Save Money and Reduce Global Warming

We can save money and help solve global warming by reducing the amount of energy we use, and the best place to start is in the buildings we live and work in every day. Over 40 percent of our energy – and 10 percent of all the energy used in the world – goes toward powering America’s buildings, but it doesn’t have to be this way.

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