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Whiting's wind a valuable commodity

New restrictions added to the town of Whiting's Wind Energy Ordinance haven't deterred the wind energy company Atlantic Wind LLC from its evaluation of a site for a potential wind project.

Solar project at former Brunswick mill gets thumbs up

The Village Review Board of Brunswick has given the green light to a proposed 160-panel solar array to be installed atop the roof of the four-story Fort Andross Mill.

Biz Money: Sustainable practices aren’t just for big companies

Lori Valigra |

The 46th annual Earth Day celebration April 22 occurred when record numbers of companies, including many small businesses, have adopted eco-friendly practices, working with green vendors,...

ORPC wins national hydropower award for river-power generator technology

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The National Hydropower Association has awarded Ocean Renewable Power Co. the 2016 Outstanding Stewards of America's Waters Award in the category of Operational Excellence for its RivGen Power System...

Former Brunswick mill seeking solar panel approval

The owners of the Brunswick-based Fort Andross mill on the banks of the Androscoggin River will be meeting with the Village Review Board today about the possibility of installing 160 solar panels on...

Gas prices continue to mirror rising national trend

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In the past week, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state rose by two pennies. During that same period, the average national price for a gallon of gas rose by 3 cents to $2.14,...

Gas prices in Maine follow rising national trend

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In the past week, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state rose by a dime. During that same period, the average national price for a gallon of gas dipped by 7 cents to $2.11.

SunEdison files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

James McCarthy |

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) announced today it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York, a widely anticipated step following recent reports of financial difficulties stemming from a...

Summit faces $250K fine for potentially 'catastrophic' February gas leak

Summit Natural Gas is facing a $250,000 fine from the Maine Public Utilities Commission following an underground gas leak that forced the evacuation of several buildings at a shopping plaza in...

Energy bill in US Senate labels biomass plants as renewable energy

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed a wide-sweeping, bipartisan energy bill that includes language written by Maine U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King with the goal of keeping biomass power...

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