Adam Cote is a Co-founder and CEO of Thermal Energy Storage of Maine, a company dedicated to providing Maine families with affordable home heating solutions and enhancing Maine’s energy independence through the promotion of electric thermal storage (ETS) heating systems. ETS units allow residential, business and industrial customers to heat their homes and businesses with lower-cost, off-peak electricity. The broader distribution of energy storage technologies like ETS is also recognized as a critical step if Maine and the United States are going to convert intermittently generated renewable energy into secure, local, and dependable power. Adam graduated from Colby College and the University Of Maine School Of Law and practiced law in the renewable energy field at the Portland, Maine law firm, Pierce Atwood LLP. Adam serves in the Maine Army National Guard, with prior deployments to Bosnia and Iraq. He is currently deployed to Afghanistan with Maine’s 133rd Engineer Battalion.