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PUC revises deadlines in CMP's $950M hydropower transmission case

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The deadline for the Examiner's Report on the 17-month review is March 28; April 8 as the deadline for exceptions and comments to be filed in response.

CMP, On Target pole donations help KVCC lineworker program

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Central Maine Power and On Target Utility Services donated 27 utility poles to the community college's Hinckley campus, a needed element for the vital program, both the businesses and college said.

Three acquisitions expand Diversified Communications' renewable energy footprint

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Portland-based Diversified Communications has acquired three North American events that will expand its footprint in the renewable energy industry.

Final arguments delivered in CMP's $950M hydropower transmission project

James McCarthy |

Central Maine Power Co.'s $950 million New England Clean Energy Connect transmission project is reaching the endgame, with opponents and proponents squaring off in an all-day hearing Thursday hosted...

Central Maine transmission line rebuilt ahead of schedule, under budget

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Maine Electric Power Co., a company jointly owned by Central Maine Power and Emera Maine, announced Wednesday it has completed rebuilding a 51-mile transmission line between Orrington and Windsor,...

Mills launches Maine Climate Council, sets ambitious renewable energy goals

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Maine has joined the U.S. Climate Alliance, a bipartisan coalition of 21 states committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement, Gov. Janet Mills...

Tremont solar project latest in CEI, Nature Conservancy funding collaboration

Maureen Milliken |

When the town of Tremont cut the ribbon on the new solar array on its capped landfill on Saturday, it marked not only a milestone for the town, but also the latest project in a collaborative...

After shepherding Fiberight launch, key municipalities director to step down

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Municipal Review Committee Inc., a group of 115 Maine cities and towns, said its longtime executive director will step down to explore new career opportunities.

CMP's sweetens the deal, picks up support from Mills and others for $950M project

James McCarthy |

Central Maine Power announced this morning it has signed a stipulation asking the Maine Public Utilities Commission to authorize its $950 million transmission project to deliver Canadian...

Fiberight $70M waste-to-energy plant finally ramping up

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After a year-long delay, commissioning of the Fiberight single-stream recyclables and municipal solid waste processing facility in Hampden is on track to start by April and ramp up through May and...