Building a renewable future poses daunting task for Maine

Building a renewable future poses daunting task for Maine

A protracted fight over the New England Clean Energy Connect plan to wheel 1,200 megawatts of hydropower from Quebec, through Maine and on to Massachusetts has dominated the airwaves for the last two years. But as the corridor – which will help the Bay State meet its...
Flaws in bill like skating with ‘dull skates’

Flaws in bill like skating with ‘dull skates’

A critical look at Maine wind act: Part 3 Editor’s note: This is part three of a three-part series on the 2008 law to fast-track wind turbine development. AUGUSTA — After proposing major changes to state law that would speed up the review of wind power projects,...
Wind power bandwagon hits bumps in the road

Wind power bandwagon hits bumps in the road

A critical look at Maine’s wind act: Part 1 Editor’s note: This is part one of a three-part series on the 2008 law to fast-track wind turbine development. By Naomi Schalit Senior Reporter ©Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting AUGUSTA — The Wind Energy Act...