Portland

Lowering Maine’s Energy Costs

From mills to households, energy costs are not working for our state – how do we become competitive and what policies will we see from the LePage Administration to get us there. Join The Maine Heritage Policy Center with Patrick Woodcock, the Director of the Governor’s Energy Office, as h ...
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Lewiston

Now What? A Blueprint for Maine’s Path Forward.

The election is over, and we finally know that Governor Paul LePage will be in the Blaine House for the next four years, his priorities, and how he intends to lead the state. We also know who will be there to help, or block, Governor LePage’s agenda in the legislature.Matthew Gagnon, CEO of The Ma ...
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Maine Prosperity Event: The Dirt in Maine’s Clean Energy Schemes (Portland)
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RGGI costs
By The Maine Heritage Policy Centerand The Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk UniversityClick here to download the study.Executive SummaryThe Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is a carbon dioxide cap and trade agreement between nine states in ...
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Maine Prosperity Event: Illuminating Maine’s Energy Crisis (Portland)
Portland● 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ●Thursday, March 20, 2014DiMillo's On the Water25 Long WharfIlluminating Maine's Energy Crisis:Shedding Light on Maine's Failed Cap-and-Trade SchemeMr. Paul BachmanDirector of ResearchBeacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University   The Regional Greenhouse Gas I ...
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Maine Prosperity Event: Illuminating Maine’s Energy Crisis (Auburn)
Auburn● 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ●Wednesday, March 19, 2014Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch14 Great Falls PlazaIlluminating Maine's Energy Crisis:Shedding Light on Maine's Failed Cap-and-Trade SchemeMr. Paul BachmanDirector of ResearchBeacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University   The Region ...
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“Renewable energy" mandate will raise electricity prices by $145 million, cost Maine 1,000 jobsRPS law burdens households, harms Maine's economy Maine’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation, which requires that some of the state’s electricity must be generated by expensive ...
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The state of Maine is a pioneer in passing Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation. First implemented in 1999, the law required that 30 percent of total retail electric sales in the state come from renewable sources. The law itself did not actually alter the state’s mix of fuel sources used ...
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