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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...

Maine Audubon charges into future with vehicle power stations

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The 65 acres of winding trails, orchards and hiking trails of the Gilsland Farm Sanctuary in Falmouth might not seem like the ideal location for an electric vehicle charging station, but Ole...

Maine gas prices fall to late summer numbers

Gas prices in Maine are the lowest they've been since the end of August, as the average price for a gallon of gas dropped by two cents to $2.21.

Hannaford gets into the electric car game

Milk, bread, eggs, charge for your electric vehicle? That’s the new grocery list for some shoppers at five Maine Hannaford supermarkets following the installation of high-speed electric vehicle...

Pipeline spill leads to rising gas prices across U.S.

Gas prices in Maine have remained low, as the average price for a gallon of gas increased by a single cent to $2.23.

Maine heating fuel survey shows steady prices

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Heating oil prices in the state of Maine remain steady as residents gear up for the state’s cold season.

Ashland pellet mill to boost employment after landing UMFK contract

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Ashland-based Northeast Pellets has been awarded a contract to provide pellets to the University of Maine at Fort Kent, an agreement seen as having a potential $5.25 million impact on the local...

Westbrook's Pika Energy lands $875K clean energy grant

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The Westbrook-based clean energy equipment manufacturer Pika Energy will receive a grant for $875,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to improve its technology that allows electric grids to use...

National, local gas prices drop by pennies

Gas prices in Maine have fallen for the first time in three weeks, as the average price for a gallon of gas dropped by a single cent to $2.22.

Portland officials give the OK to Ocean Avenue solar project

Portland City Council gave the green light to the proposed development of a solar array atop the former Ocean Avenue landfill site on Wednesday night.