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Summit takes heat for marketing contractor

Summit Natural Gas of Maine is taking heat from Cumberland officials and residents who are wondering why the utility promoted a Howland contractor that abruptly closed last...

Howland natural gas contractor abruptly closes

The abrupt closure of a Portland-based contractor has some wondering what will happen to approximately 165 customers who paid in advance for natural gas home heating...

First Wind-Emera deal unwinds after sale news

A proposed $333 million joint venture between Emera Maine's parent company and Boston-based First Wind has ended after a Missouri solar company announced its plan to acquire First...

State official hints at possible sale of Old Town mill

A senior forest products adviser at the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development is reporting that a buyer has been found for the Old Town Fuel and Fiber mill that closed...

Farmington natural gas expansion up in the air

Farmington town officials are expected to discuss the uncertainty that now faces a planned natural gas expansion that has been delayed.

University seeking alternatives to Summit

A Maine university that has been expected to become one of two anchor customers for a natural gas expansion in western Maine said it is exploring alternative energy sources in light...

Are incremental improvements in hydropower enough?

Lori Valigra |

A much-anticipated report on Maine's dams, due out in January, is expected to reveal how much more hydropower might be eked out of existing infrastructure, and whether any incremental...

PUC to consider natural gas expansion plans

State regulators will review three proposals for natural gas expansion that could cost Maine $75 million annually for 20 years, but could also help it avoid future spikes in...

Group: Throw out First Wind-Emera venture

A Maine group is seeking to reverse state regulators’ approval of a $333 million wind energy partnership between Emera Maine’s parent company and Boston-based First...

PUC approves Nestlé-Fryeburg water deal

The Maine Public Utilities Commission has approved a long-term contract allowing the bottler of the Poland Springs brand to buy water from Fryeburg Water Co.

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