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AUGUSTA - Maine is preparing to spend $180 million over the next
three years on a far-reaching plan to help residents and businesses use
less energy. The plan would greatly expand efficiency programs, in line
with meeting a 20-year legislative goal of weatherizing every home and
half of the businesses in the state. That law also aims to cut
consumption of electricity and natural gas by nearly one-third over the
next decade, and use of heating oil by 20 percent. Officials are calling
it the most ambitious energy-saving goal in the nation. (more)