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MTI awards $71K to small businesses across the state

The Maine Technology Institute on Tuesday approved four grant applications for the month of January totaling over $71,000 to four business in the state that specialize in advancements in the fields...

Fourth Industrial Revolution presages workforce disruption

Lori Valigra |

The recent World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland, may have once again underscored the gulf between the haves and have nots. A new survey by the forum predicts major job disruption and churn...

Maine lawmakers support broadband investment

A long overdue investment in the state's Internet access infrastructure could come in the form of $1 million diverted from the state's general fund, with an annual budgetary increase to the agency...

First of four renewable energy projects to go online this year

The state's largest solar project to date is expected to come online later this year, according to The Maine Public Utilities Commission.

Maine homeowners save big with record low gas prices

Gas prices across the state continue to fall as the lowest average price ever recorded by the Governor's Energy Office was announced yesterday.

NGL submits revised proposal for $3M depot project

A newly revised proposal for NGL Terminal Supply Co.'s potential South Portland liquefied petroleum gas depot has been submitted to city officials.

CMP, Emera unveil ambitious transmission project for northern Maine

James McCarthy |

Central Maine Power and Emera Maine announced Thursday a joint proposal to deliver enough clean energy to power at least 250,000 homes in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island by connecting...

CMP faces over $1.1M lawsuit from Okla. construction firm

A Tulsa, Okla.-based construction company has filed a lawsuit against Central Maine Power Co. claiming the utility company owes more than $1.1 million due to a project on a Rockport substation that...

South Portland propane moratorium unable to obtain needed super majority

Without a super majority, South Portland city council decides against propane moratorium

New MDI group to address energy, economic sustainability

In an environment of ongoing energy and economic sustainability initiatives statewide, a new group called “A Climate to Thrive” has been established on Mount Desert Island to address...