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CMP delivery prices to go down on July 1

Electric delivery prices for Central Maine Power’s 600,000 residential and business electricity customers in Maine are about to go down.

Summit Natural Gas of Maine project nears the five-year finish line

Maureen Milliken |

Summit Natural Gas of Maine's $340 million project to expand natural gas service to the Kennebec River valle and the Cumberland-Yarmouth-Falmouth area haslaid more than 250 miles of pipe since it...

Maine Aqua Ventus offshore wind power project faces delays, uncertainty

Mainebiz Staff |

Maine's tumultuous relationship with wind power had a setback recently.

Maine colleges continue to tackle energy sustainability

Maureen Milliken |

In 2007, the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor became the first carbon neutral campus in the U.S. Since then, it's been full speed ahead for Maine colleges as they tackle energy sustainability...

Isle au Haut to build solar-powered smart energy microgrid

Renee Cordes |

Isle au Haut is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to get its electricity from a solar-powered microgrid.

Islands aim for energy independence

Laurie Schreiber |

With high fuel costs and aging electrical infrastructure, many of Maine's 15 year-round islands are leveraging new technologies to ensure energy sustainable futures.

Fiberight waste-to-energy site to convert tons of trash to energy or recycling

Maureen Milliken |

When the Fiberight Corp. waste-to-energy plant goes online in Hampden later this year, it's going to take on an awesome task — converting 80% of the waste it takes in either into...

Electric vehicle public infrastructure coming to Maine as state reduces dependence on fossil fuels

Laurie Schreiber |

Maine is developing electric vehicle infrastructure as part of a plan to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, as well as to keep pace with growing consumer demand for all-electric vehicles.

CMP aims to deliver Canadian hydropower to Bay State utilities by 2022

Renee Cordes |

Central Maine Power Co. aims to deliver renewable hydropower to Massachusetts by 2022 via a $950 million transmission line from the Canadian border to the grid in Lewiston.

No new bidders, so Maine Water's parent proceeds with merger plans

James McCarthy |

Connecticut Water Service Inc., parent company of Maine Water Co., announced today that its merger plans with California-based SJW Group (NYSE: SJW) will proceed after its “go-shop”...