Renewable Energy Site Assessment Funds Available To Lincoln County Small Business & Farmers

To apply for a renewable energy site assessment of your business or farm in Lincoln County, please fill in this FORM

The U.S Department of Agriculture has awarded the Lincoln County a grant of $100,000 (to be matched by $5000 from Lincoln County) to conduct renewable energy site assessments for farmers and small businesses.

This Renewable Energy Development Assistance (REDA) project will provide small businesses and farmers in the County with the services of a renewable energy professional who will evaluate the potential for renewable energy systems to lower electrical costs, reduce or eliminate use of fossil fuels and/or increase the efficiency of your business operations. This will include a site visit and analysis of your energy use and costs, and a report with potential renewable energy installation or construction options, preliminary cost estimates, and recommendations about suppliers/vendors and available grants and loans.

Along with the one-page application, please don't forget to include a year's worth of electricity and/or heating bills. If you have any questions, please call Bob at 754-0069 or Mary Ellen at 882-5983.

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Maine Procurement Tech Assistance Available in Wiscasset

Maine PTAC Gains Lincoln County Presence

Maine PTAC has partnered with Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission to host Procurement Counselor Bryan Wallace, for appointments and conversations with Lincoln County businesses. Wallace will hold regular hours at LCRPC two days each month.

Maine PTAC -- Procurement Technical Assistance Center – work with Maine-based companies interested in selling their products and/or services to local, state or federal government agencies, either as prime contractors or subcontractors. Bryan can assist companies to identify opportunities, develop marketing strategies and guide you through the complex process of government registrations and assist you in becoming a qualified government contractor. In addition, Maine PTAC can assist you with proposal preparation and post-award assistance. 

Bryan is currently accepting appointments at the Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission located at 297 Bath Rd, Wiscasset for Wednesdays, February 14 and March 7 from 9 to 11 am. For more information about Maine PTAC services please visit www.MainePTAC.org.   

There is no cost for Maine PTAC services. If you’re interested in making government contracting a part of your business plan, please email Bryan Wallace at [email protected].

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Boothbay Harbor Flood Project

The LCRPC and Maine Geological Survey undertook a study to evaluate the effect of various sea level rise scenarios on the Town of Boothbay Harbor, in addition to nearly 450 miles of Maine's mid-coast region.

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Boothbay Harbor Awarded Funds for West Harbor Pond

The Maine Coastal Program announced that the Town of Boothbay Harbor will receive a grant of $12,400 for the West Harbor Pond Water Quality Restoration Project. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Local Resources Available For Career & Small Business Planning

New Ventures Maine's Midcoast Region is pleased to partner with Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission to offer appointments on-site at the LCRPC's Wiscasset office, centrally located on Route 1  across from Big Al's. 

For individual assistance with your career or money goals, contact Erica Quin-Easter. For business assistance, contact Jenn Dobransky

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Commercial Properties For Sale in Lincoln County

The RPC is working to inventory and map the commercial properties currently for sale in Lincoln County as a way to gather information concerning available parcels. This inventory is part of our drive to promote economic development in Lincoln County, with all information gathered from the Maine Real Estate Listings website.

Work is ongoing to complete listings for all the towns in Lincoln County, having completed Damariscotta, Wiscasset, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, and Waldoboro. To view the inventory for those towns, please click on the following links: Boothbay & Boothbay HarborDamariscottaWiscasset, & Waldoboro

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IRS Small Business Help & More!

Looking for basic information that could help your small business? 

Recent IRS New Releases, Tax Tips, links to twitter, and the IRS Stakeholder Liaison Program.   

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Wiscasset Traffic Cams

Stay up-to-date on the traffic flow on Route 1 in Wiscasset thanks to MaineDOT!

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New Maine Department of Labor JobLink Website

The Maine Department of Labor's Bureau of Employment Services and its CareerCenter network has launched the new Maine JobLink, the replacement system to the Maine Job Bank. Employers and job seekers can explore the new system at https://joblink.maine.gov/ada/r/

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AquaVentus Maine

In April 2016, New England Aqua Ventus I (the Project) entered a national competition with other offshore wind projects for the opportunity to receive $40 million in U.S. Department of Energy funding.

The Project partners include Emera Inc., Cianbro Corporation, the University of Maine and UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, and DCNS. Initially assembled by UMaine, this global consortium has formed a collaborative leadership team to develop, construct and operate this offshore wind project. It is expected that more than 25 other organizations will contribute to Project success.

The site for this project has been chosen just off the coast of Monhegan Island. Two turbines will be placed there for several years. 

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