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CMP puts October storm cost above $15M

Central Maine Power Co. estimates the costs of the late-October wind storm at above $15 million in a preliminary estimate.

Get ready for a 'potent' storm brewing off East Coast


A powerful low-pressure system intensifying off the East Coast has the potential to create severe winter conditions in Maine by early Thursday through Friday.

Fishermen express concerns about offshore wind turbines

New England fishermen are concerned about difficulties with navigation and gear conflicts if the offshore wind industry installs more turbines in traditional fishing grounds.

Stored Solar pays off some of its debt to logging firms

Stored Solar has paid about one-third of its estimated debts to area logging firms, with about $400,000 estimated to be outstanding, according to a report in The Quoddy Tides.

Maine’s highest court weighs challenge to PUC rule on residential solar incentives

Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court heard arguments Wednesday in a challenge by clean energy advocates of state regulators’ efforts to reduce and eventually phase out incentives for...

St. George town officials vote to oppose Maine Aqua Ventus

The St. George Select Board voted Monday to oppose the Maine Aqua Ventus offshore wind project, but the consortium seeking to erect two offshore wind turbines off Monhegan said it will continue to...

Here’s your chance to have a voice in shaping state’s energy plan


The Governor’s Energy Office is hosting three regional meetings over the next few weeks asking Mainers for their input on developing an “energy planning roadmap” that advances...

E2Tech announces leadership transition


Jeff Marks, executive director of the Environmental and Energy Technology Council, more commonly known as E2Tech, will leave the organization he has led for five years to pursue service and volunteer...

CMP's $200M smart meter network 'flatlined' at Oct. 30 storm's peak

Central Maine Power's $200 million smart meter network stopped working at the peak of the Oct. 29-Nov. 1 storm that caused nearly 500,000 power outages throughout the state.

CMP touts $950M bid as best deal among clean energy bidders

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Central Maine Power revealed Wednesday its previously undisclosed bid price for delivering 1,200 megawatts of clean energy to Massachusetts, stating the $950 million New England Clean Energy Connect...