Maine

Maine PUC Partially Approves State’s First Utility EV Program from Central Maine Power

On February 25, 2020, the Maine Public Utilities Commission approved portions of several proposed EV pilots by Central Maine Power (CMP). The commission also approved programs administered by Efficiency Maine, although those will not be included in the EV Hub Utility Filing Dashboard as the organization is not an investor-owned utility. The commission approved [...]

By |2020-02-27T17:46:13-05:00February 27th, 2020|

Maine DOT Announces VW Settlement RFP

The State of Maine announced a funding opportunity for the use of its VW Environmental Mitigation Settlement Funds opened on July 9, 2018. The Round 1 process is described in the RFP Timeline. Completed applications must be submitted via the state website or by mail postmarked by September 15, 2018. Approximately $2 million will be distributed to [...]

By |2018-07-12T16:43:19-04:00July 12th, 2018|

Portland Public Meeting

Maine's allocation totals just over $21 million dollars. There are strict rules about how and when this money can be spent. Although MaineDOT has been designated as the lead agency for fund distribution, it is working closely with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the Governor's Energy Office. Public feedback is also important [...]

By |2018-03-13T21:53:26-04:00November 14th, 2017|

Bangor Public Meeting

Maine's allocation totals just over $21 million dollars. There are strict rules about how and when this money can be spent. Although MaineDOT has been designated as the lead agency for fund distribution, it is working closely with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the Governor's Energy Office. Public feedback is also important [...]

By |2018-03-13T21:50:55-04:00November 8th, 2017|

Submit Public Comments or Attend In-Person Open Meetings in Maine

Maine DOT is the state's lead organization for VW settlement funding. They're currently accepting comments on their draft mitigation plan (which was updated in mid-October). In addition, the state is hosting two public meetings. The first meeting is on November 8th and the second meeting is on November 14th.   Submit Public Comments to [...]

By |2017-11-07T22:14:35-05:00November 7th, 2017|

Maine Releases Draft Mitigation Plan

Under the lead of the Maine Department of Transportation, collaborating with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the Governor’s Energy Office, a plan has been drafted that includes projected qualifying expenditures from the Trust.  According to the document: The State may adjust the goals and specific spending plans at their discretion when necessary [...]

By |2018-03-13T07:48:00-04:00July 18th, 2017|
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