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Maine Water reassures furloughed federal employees unable to pay their water bills

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With the partial federal shutdown now in its 26th day, Maine Water Co. announced Tuesday it would maintain water service for customers who are furloughed federal employees until their paychecks start...

Warm December a factor in declining heating fuel prices

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Statewide average cash prices for No. 2 heating oil, kerosene and propane all dropped this week, according to the latest report from the Governor’s Energy Office.

Maine Water’s parent, SJW Group withdraw merger application in Conn.

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Connecticut Water Service Inc., parent company of Maine Water Co., and California's SJW Group on Wednesday withdrew their application to state regulators in Connecticut to combine in a proposed $1.1...

Law: Energy sector offers opportunities to bolster Maine's economy

Peter Van Allen |

Patrick Scully, managing partner at Bernstein Shur, says "far more positive" conditions in the energy sector could help boost Maine's economy in 2019.

PUC delays review of merger involving Maine Water Co.’s parent

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Maine Public Utilities Commission has halted its review of SJW Group’s proposed $1.1 billion merger with the parent company of Maine Water Co., pending a key regulatory decision in Connecticut...

CMP asks PUC to dismiss Jackman residents' complaint

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Central Maine Power has asked the Maine Public Utilities Commission to dismiss a complaint filed by 10 of its customers in the Jackman area, saying their allegations of unreliable service are without...

Independent audit: Extreme cold, not CMP's billing system, to blame for high bills

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An independent audit of Central Maine Power's metering and billing systems concludes that the large number of complaints regarding high bills and billing errors reported by CMP customers last winter...

ReVision Energy launches fund to help nonprofits tap solar energy

Laurie Schreiber |

ReVision Energy has started an impact investment fund business, ReVision Solar Impact Partners, to help nonprofits and municipalities acquire cost-effective solar energy.

FAME financing to boost restart of Old Town mill, two other projects

James McCarthy |

The Finance Authority of Maine approved financing for three projects, including $12 million in tax credits to advance the restart of the closed Old Town mill.

CMP standard-offer customers electric bills will rise in 2019

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Monthly electric bills for Central Maine Power standard-offer customers, both residential and small-business, will increase an average of 6.7% in 2019 after the Maine Public Utilities Commission set...