Maine Technology Institute said the awards include $1.4 million in development loans, $214,936 in seed grants and $46,741 in TechStart grants.
These 'zero-net energy' homes feature thick walls, solar panels and geothermal heating and cooling systems. Homebuyers are willing to pay more for savings down the line.
The postal service has already switched to curbside or neighborhood cluster box service for some newly built homes.
The new report based on listings culled from online social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn tracks recent employment and hiring activity in the state.
Second-quarter profits totaled $54 million, or 99 cents per share.
Edmunds.com is suing a company that it says made dozens of posts praising certain auto dealers.
Rising imports of sugar from Mexico are pushing prices down to low levels experienced in the 1980s.
A trend away from premium services forces a 4 percent fall in profits.
The company plans to sell 425 restaurants to franchisees who can finance remodeling.
Apple's stock rises, but quarterly earnings drop and it's been three years since the iPad came out.
Women with child-care needs and low-status jobs were least likely to get help, the researchers say.