An Act To Establish a Green New Deal for Maine
Sec. 1. 26 MRSA c. 43 is enacted to read:
APPRENTICESHIP IN ENERGY FACILITY CONSTRUCTION
§ 3501. Definitions
As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.
§ 3502. Requirements
A construction employer constructing a generation facility shall employ apprentices in accordance with this section.
Sec. 2. 35-A MRSA §10123, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 366, §1, is amended by adding at the end a new paragraph to read:
The trust, in collaboration with the Department of Education, shall identify and provide incentives for cost-effective electric and natural gas conservation projects in school construction projects designated by the State Board of Education for funding pursuant to rules adopted under Title 20-A, section 15905.
Sec. 3. 35-A MRSA §10124 is enacted to read:
§ 10124. School solar energy program
The trust shall arrange power purchase agreements for solar capacity for new school construction in accordance with this section.