• Ben Algeo explains the eMonitor to Monhegan students during Energy Day in January
    September 8, 2015

    The Monhegan Community Energy Action Team (CEAT) was created to serve a simple purpose: help people in the community lower the cost and environmental impact of their energy use through education about energy efficiency and conservation, and renewable energy.

    Energy

  • September 8, 2015

    Island Fellow Luke Milardo worked with the Frenchboro school students to start a garden under grow lights this spring, then shared the seedlings with the whole community.

    Community Development

  • August 25, 2015

    An update on the work going on with the East Casco Bay Community Energy Action Team (CEAT), one of five teams pioneering intergenerational education and leadership around energy issues in seven year-round island communities in Maine.

    Energy

  • August 25, 2015

    An update from the Islesboro Community Energy Action Team (CEAT), one of five teams pioneering intergenerational education and leadership around energy issues in seven year round island communities in Maine.

    Energy

  • August 24, 2015

    The Island Institute’s Community Energy Program supports island communities in reducing their energy costs and increasing the reliability and sustainability of island electricity and heating infrastructure.

  • Monhegan Island School students use video conferencing
    August 20, 2015

    I spoke with economic development associate Stephenie MacLagan about the importance of high speed internet access on Maine’s islands and what the Island Institute is doing to help.

    Economic Development

  • Island Institute staff
    August 19, 2015

    Welcome to the Island Institute’s blog. We’ll share interviews, photos, and stories from our staff, partners, and program participants about the issues facing our islands and coast and what we are doing to address them on a day-to-day basis. We’ll keep it informative and varied.

    Archipelago, Community Development, Media, Economic Development, Education, Energy, Marine Programs