Towns under 4,000 residents are eligible for energy efficiency upgrades from Efficiency Maine! Applications are due by March 31, 2021.
Eligible projects primarily include heat pumps and interior lighting upgrades for municipal facilities:
The heat pump incentives are $2,600 per single-zone system with a maximum of three systems, or $7,800. Efficiency Maine is contributing $1,600 of the $2,600 and The Nature Conservancy is contributing $1,000. This limited-time offer will support the installation of 100 heat pumps. Lighting incentives, provided solely by Efficiency Maine, include a fixed price per kilowatt hour saved in the first year and are subject to a cap of 90% of the total cost.