Efficiency Maine Trust 

The Maine Legislature passed a law last session to form the Efficiency Maine Trust. It will help organize the state’s energy related programs, and work to find ways to make better use of Maine’s energy resources.Today the first of three public meetings was held to discuss and develop a three year plan to make the state more energy efficient.The meeting was held in Orono at the University of Maine.Judy Berk of the Natural Resources Council of Maine says, the purpose was to get input from folks about how the state can best use it’s renewable energy resources. “Let their feelings be known about what kind of energy efficiency priorities the state should have, retrofits we should be doing to buildings, businesses, etc., and how the state should proceed in this really important area.” Two more meetings will be held to discuss the issue.PortlandFriday, January 22, 9:30am to 12:30pmUniversity of Southern MaineAbromson Community Education CenterRooms 109 and 110AugustaFriday, January 29, 9:30am to 12:30pmState House ComplexCross Office Building, Room 211