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Welcome to Cooperative Extension: Energy

Save money through energy conservation and alternative energy sources.

Extension expert and client in front of energy conservation display; photo by Edwin Remsberg, USDA Many Maine residents are having trouble meeting their needs for heating, transportation, and food due to rising prices. University of Maine Cooperative Extension provides research-based information on how to save money through energy conservation and alternative energy sources.

  • For the homeowner or renter: heating source comparisons; how to conserve energy through insulation and appliance use; home heating safety.
  • For the traveler: driving and car maintenance; fuel costs; public transportation; ride sharing.
  • For small businesses and farms: energy-saving tips and current research in Maine on producing energy on the farm with biodiesel; links to information on tax incentives and energy audits.

Video series: Experts on Demand

Fact sheet series: Maine Home Energy: Increase your home’s energy efficiency and safety. Download our fact sheets for free!

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