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Poland Spring deal faces court challenge

A controversial 25-year deal between Poland Springs owner Nestle Waters and Fryeburg Water Co. is facing a court challenge from a Maine resident and Washington, D.C.-based...

Canadian LNG firm seeks passage through Maine

Nova Scotia-based liquefied natural gas exporter Bear Head LNG is seeking to send fuel from central and western Canada through New England for export into foreign markets.

Illinois company acquires Westbrook contractor

E.S. Boulos Company, a Westbrook-based electrical contractor, has been acquired by a publicly traded company from Rolling Meadows, Ill.

Attorney proposes Maine's largest solar array

A developer has proposed what would become Maine’s largest grid-connected solar energy project, but financing for the project hinges on a change in state law.

Rural businesses to gain from $100K energy grant

The Greater Portland Council of Governments has received a $100,000 federal grant to help about 300 rural businesses and agricultural producers with renewable energy...

GOP head pitches Efficiency Maine fix, with catch

House Republican Leader Ken Fredette is sponsoring a bill that would restore $38 million to Efficiency Maine but would also transfer oversight of the group to Gov. Paul...

FairPoint could face fines over service standards

The Maine Public Utilities Commission is expanding its investigation into poor landline service quality provided by FairPoint Communications, which could face fines as a...

Maine Natural Gas seeks rate hike to raise $10M

Maine Natural Gas is seeking a rate hike to increase its revenue by $10 million over the next three years to make safety and infrastructure upgrades.

Quick fix for Efficiency Maine funding unlikely

A bill aiming to restore up to $38 million in funding to Efficiency Maine through a quick fix of a 2013 energy law was shot down by Republican lawmakers who said they want more...

Maine businesses see opportunity on the North Atlantic

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A Maine business delegation attended the Arctic Technology Conference in Copenhagen this week, with a mission of touting the state’s capabilities to the energy...