The state’s efficiency utility is offering a bonus incentive in hopes of getting schools to schedule summer installations.
Utilities and efficiency advocates credit the state’s regulatory environment for a strong showing in a recent ranking.
Solar advocates blame policy uncertainty for recent declines and say the industry still faces headwinds in the state.
A new bus service in Presque Isle, Maine, is attempting to prove the viability of transit in a smaller community.
The legislation is backed by state environmental groups and regulators but opposed by the real estate lobby.