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Summit completes 68-mile natural gas pipeline

Summit Natural Gas of Maine has completed its 68-mile transmission pipeline that will eventually deliver natural gas to 17 communities in central Maine.

IRS places liens on Great Northern Paper

The Internal Revenue Service has filed two liens totaling $2.49 million on companies owned by Cate Street Capital that are linked to the Great Northern Paper Co., adding additional...

Cate Street pitches payment plan to town officials

Cate Street Capital, the developers planning a $140 million pellet mill in Millinocket, told town officials Thursday that they plan to secure state funding next week and pay its...

Net energy billing proposal falls to veto

The Legislature failed to override the governor’s veto of a

Regional biomass expo underway in Portland

Regional experts in alternative heating sources are gathering in Portland this week for an exposition expected to draw 1,450 people and 320 businesses from New England and New...

Court upholds order for CMP to share deposit funds

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has upheld a regulatory order directing Central Maine Power Co. to share up-front deposits it gets from standard-offer customers with its...

DEP asks First Wind for financial assurances

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is asking Boston-based wind power developer First Wind to prove it has enough money to complete four major projects in Maine worth...

Brookfield wants proof Cate Street is ‘a going concern’

The company supplying power to Cate Street Capital’s East Millinocket Great Northern paper mill said it needs evidence that Cate Street is financially stable before...

ORPC expands global reach with consulting services

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A solid year's performance from its tidal power generator in Eastport has drawn plenty of acclaim for Ocean Renewable Power Co., but now the nearly 10-year-old company is courting...

CMP union rejects contract extension

The union representing around 600 workers at Central Maine Power Co. has rejected a three-year contract extension.