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Ranger Solar advances its 50MW solar project at Sanford airport

James McCarthy |

Sanford City Council on Tuesday approved an updated lease agreement for 390 acres of city-owned property at Sanford-Seacoast Regional Airport on which Ranger Solar of Yarmouth plans to develop a...

Average winter still brings higher gas prices, demand

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The U.S. Energy Information Office released its Winter Energy Outlook for the upcoming season, and despite its prediction of an average winter this year, the organization says consumers will be using...

The price for a gallon of gas in Maine continues to rise

Slow and steady is the name of the game for increasing gas prices in the state of Maine, as the average price for a gallon of gas rose by a penny to $2.27.

PUC on the hot seat over proposed solar 'net metering' rules

James McCarthy |

Solar power advocates came out in force Monday to tell the Maine Public Utilities Commission that it should scrap its proposed rule to gradually phase out financial incentives designed to encourage...

U.S. Sen. King seeks to curb rapid expansion of LNG exports

James McCarthy |

U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, has joined 11 Democratic senators in calling on the U.S. Department of Energy to put the brakes on expanding liquefied natural gas exports.

New England's largest solar project could shine on Limestone

The largest solar project in New England could be coming to the Loring Commerce Centre business park in Limestone.

Hurricane Matthew spurs rise in gas prices

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Gas prices in Maine continue to be on the rise, as the average price for a gallon of gas rose by three cents to $2.26.

Start of Maine's heating season brings rising oil costs

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Just in time for the start of the fall season, heating oil prices in Maine have risen following several weeks of steady pricing.

Oil production cuts lead to rise in national, state gas prices

Gas prices in Maine rose slightly to kick off October, as the average price for a gallon of gas rose two cents to $2.23.

Farmers' Almanac predicts big savings with expansive solar array

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Farmers' Almanac publisher Geiger Group is investing $12 million to convert its former manufacturing space in Lewiston into a 105,000-square-foot office and distribution space, which will be...