List of Maine Companies Awarded Monies For Energy Efficiency 

On Wednesday Governor Baldacci announced a little more than 8.9 million dollars in grants for 16 energy efficiency projects at large businesses around the state.That money will then be used as collateral to bring in another $81 million in private investments.The funds come from a combination of two sources: the Federal Recovery Act and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative funds distributed by the Energy and Carbon Savings Trust. Projects were selected based on how well their project added value to the Maine economy, saved energy, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.Here is the list of businesses that will be receiving funds.Verso Paper Corp., Bucksport, $2,000,000Fraser Paper, Madawaska, $198,240NewPage, Rumford, $300,000Katahdin Paper Company, Millinocket, $235,200Fairchild Semiconductor, South Portland, $537,000Madison Paper, Madison, $357,000Maine Renewable Energy Consortium, South Portland, $1,000,000Fraser Paper (GHG), Madawaska, $393,008Jackson L aboratory, Bar Harbor, $1,000,000Prime Tanning Company, Hartland, $667,500Bowdoin College, Brunswick, $400,000Old Town Fuel and Fiber, Old Town, $377,000Lincoln Paper and Tissue, Lincoln, $375,000Johnson Outdoors Watercraft, Inc, Old Town, $113,000Tex Tech Industries, Monmouth, $746,776Fraser Timber, Ashland, $227,500Total $8,927,224