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Hancock County will consider zoning change to accommodate solar farm

Energy development company Next Phase Energy Services LLC has submitted a petition to the Land Use Planning Commission to change the zoning of a Hancock County property in order to establish a...

Connecticut Water's merger with SJW Group takes a new twist

James McCarthy |

Connecticut Water Service Inc., parent company of Maine Water Co., announced a new twist in its merger agreement with California-based SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), stating that terms of the agreement have...

ReVision Energy to consolidate in newly purchased South Portland building

Laurie Schreiber |

The solar energy installer ReVision Energy has purchased a 26,924-square-foot building, at 758 Westbrook St. in South Portland, to consolidate its operations and relocate its regional headquarters.

E2Tech interim leader steps up to become permanent executive director

Staff |

The Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine, better known as E2Tech, has promoted a new executive director from within. Melissa Winne, a policy and legislative specialist who has been with...

Customers voice opposition to Emera's rate increase request

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Maine Public Utilities Commission public hearings on Emera Maine's latest distribution rate increase request drew widespread opposition from the utility's customers.

NextEra Energy moves forward on first of four large Maine solar farms

Maureen Milliken |

When NextEra Energy's planned 20 megawatt solar project in Fairfield received Maine Department of Environmental Protection approval in last month, it was the first of several large-scale projects...

Maine Water Co.'s parent firm seeks PUC approval of its merger

James McCarthy |

Connecticut Water Service Inc. (NASDAQ: CTWS), parent company of Maine Water Co., and SJW Group (NYSE: SJW) filed an application with the Maine Public Utilities Commission on Friday seeking approval...

Fewer than 300 CMP, Emera Maine customers remain without power

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Central Maine Power Co. and Emera Maine reported that fewer than 300 customers between them remained without service late Monday morning following high winds and thunderstorms on Saturday that...

AVANGRID sells its natural gas unit

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AVANGRID, parent company of Central Maine Power Co., sold its natural gas-storage unit.

Bidding war erupts for Maine Water Co.'s parent firm

James McCarthy |

Connecticut Water Service Inc., parent company of Maine Water Co., is fighting off Eversource Energy's $750 million bid to derail its proposed merger with California-based SJW Group.