Re: “Our View: Inexperienced energy generates jobs for Maine, not simply electrical energy” (Nov. 15):
Throughout this Thanksgiving season, a convergence of management is happening in Maine. The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram Editorial Board rightly opined that our “financial future is tied to the clean-energy transition” and we have to “get it proper.” We wholeheartedly agree and are grateful for Maine’s local weather coverage elevation and evolution. Extra importantly, so are companies, policymakers and residents throughout the state.
Gov. Mills sparked this revolutionary hearth for a clean-energy future by bringing collectively a whole lot of consultants to map out a path to get us there. The Maine Local weather Council will launch a consensus-driven climate action plan to create jobs, scale back air pollution and construct wholesome communities for everybody. The Governor’s Power Workplace and Workplace of Coverage Innovation and the Future launched an evaluation of how Maine’s clean-energy economic system is a supply of development and workforce alternatives to assist the state get well from the financial disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Greater than 100 companies known as for a powerful motion plan for long-term financial, vitality and environmental progress. A brand new offshore wind business roadmap and research center are on the horizon. And environmental and enterprise leaders are forming new partnerships to pursue modern insurance policies and partnerships to put money into a clear, sustainable and resilient economic system with an modern electrical energy grid, extra environment friendly buildings, zero-emission autos and cleaner pathways for heating and powering houses and factories.
Due to everybody working so exhausting in Maine to “get it proper”!
Maine director, Acadia Middle