Maine Renewable Energy Resources Initiative (2012)

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The Maine Renewable Energy Resources Initiative did not make it on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of Maine as an indirect initiated state statute. The measure would have required that all Maine utilities obtain 20 percent of their power from renewable energy resources by the year 2020. The measure was introduced by Maine Citizens for Clean Energy at a press conference on October 27, 2011. At that time, the grouped announced their intentions to start the petition to place their proposal on the ballot.[1]
See Energy policy in Maine for a full explanation of energy policy across the state.

Path to the ballot

Supporters of the measure had until the January 30, 2012 petition drive deadline to turn in 57,277 signatures to be considered for the 2012 ballot.

The measure's supporters did not collect enough signatures by the deadline to make the ballot.[2]

External links

See also


  1. Bangor Daily News, "Coalition wants 20% of Maine power from renewable energy sources," October 27, 2011
  2. Ballotpedia contacted the Maine Secretary of State's website to confirm.