On a windy day, my neighbor's wind turbine makes more power than she needs, so she makes hydrogen with that power and stores it up for a calm day when she needs it, or she can sell it back to the grid. 

Hydrogen Blog Posts

WELCOME TO MAINE'S CONVERSATION ABOUT HYDROGEN AND FUEL CELLS

Hydrogen is the lightest element in the universe.  It also holds a great deal of potential energy, which makes it a versatile energy storage medium that can be produced on-site, transported or even mixed with natural gas to create a cleaner energy supply. Let's talk about how we can use hydrogen (H2) to help us meet Maine's energy needs.

 

a hydrogen fuel cell

A hydrogen fuel cell at NREL

 
 
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Image from 2015 E2Tech Expo courtesy of E2TechThe second annual E2TECH EXPO on November 17 will be the premier energy event of the year! The U.S.

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greater portland council of governments logo courtesy of gpcogAre you interested in learning more about the many benefits that renewable energy can provide to your farm or business and finding some grant money to get you started?

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Image of Kathleen Meil courtesy of Evergreen Home PerformanceFive Mainers plan to join a diverse group of leaders from across the country gathering in Washington, D.C.

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05/29/2015 - 1:55pm

Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster logoSmall, innovative businesses in Maine that are working on energy storage technologies will be interested to know that there is support available through the Northeast Electrochemical Energy

04/28/2015 - 8:52pm

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03/27/2015 - 5:08pm

Ron Phillips of Coastal Enterprises photo by Kay MannCoastal Enterprises, Inc (CEI) held its 37th Annual Meeting at Bowdoin College March 10, 2015 and bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin was the keynote speaker.