Under a new state law, Maine will need to average 20,000 installations per year over the next five years.
Any potential disruptions would be small compared to other hazards, including the threat of climate change, experts said.
Advocates in Connecticut are working to better educate state lawmakers on the benefits of energy efficiency programs.
Northeastern states are engaged in a game of renewable one-upmanship. The question is whether all this new wind power will actually be built.
A consumer advocacy group is seeking to intervene in a New Hampshire biomass subsidy case, saying the New England Ratepayers Association is misrepresenting itself.