Power for the People 10/10/18

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Electric vehicles

Key Discussion Points
a) Types and range of EVs
b) Low operating costs of EVs
c) Battery technology

Guest: Barry Woods, Director of EV Innovations for Revision Energy

Power for the People 9/12/18

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: Amy Browne

CMP’s New England Clean Energy Connect project

Key Discussion Points
a) NECEC goal to supply power to Mass.
b) Impact on renewable energy
c) environmental impact

Guests:
Sandi Howard, Facebook administrator of NECEC page
Dylan Voorhees, NRCM Clean Energy Director

Power for the People 8/8/18

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Alternative Energy: Energy updates to the Unity Community Center

Key Discussion Points
a) Heat pumps
b) hybrid hot water heater
c) Efficiency Maine rebates

Guests:
Mary Leaming, Director, Unity Barn Raisers
John McIntire, Board member, UBR

Power for the People 7/11/18

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Citizens Climate Lobby solutions for renewable energy incentives

Key Discussion Points
a) renewables policy and incentives
b) Carbon Fee and Dividend
c) climate change

Guest: Peter Monro, Board member, Citizens Climate Lobby

Power for the People 4/11/18

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Alternative Energy: Discussion of NGO A Climate to Thrive of Bar Harbor

Key Discussion Points
-Solar farms and PPAs
-National and state solar policies
-Home weatherization

Guest: Gary Friedmann, Chair of the Board of Directors of A Climate to Thrive

Power for the People 2/14/18

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Alternative Energy: Rebates and incentives for homeowners from Efficiency Maine Trust

Key Discussion Points
-Efficiency Maine website and energy contractor experience for homeowners
-Heat pumps
-Insulation

Guests:
Michael Stoddard, Executive Director of Efficiency Maine, Augusta
Paul Shepherd, co-owner of Penobscot Home Performance, Bucksport

Power for the People 11/8/17

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Alternative Energy: Energy Issues on Maine islands

Key Discussion Points
a) Energy challenges on islands
b) wind power
c) solar power

Guest: Suzanne MacDonald, Community Energy Director, Island Institute

Power for the People 10/11/17

Producer/Host: Steve Kahl
Engineer: John Greenman

Cold climate air-source heat pumps

-Types of heat pumps
-Selection and installation of heat pumps
-Performance of heat pumps

Guest: Adams Barker-Hoyt, MAC Heat Pumps, Bangor