Reshaping Maine’s energy landscape for resilience

Reshaping Maine’s energy landscape for resilience

During Hurricane Sandy in 2012, Hoboken, New Jersey “literally became an island,” recalled its mayor at the time, Dawn Zimmer, during a recent talk she gave in Maine. The city was 80 percent submerged, and generators nearly ran out of diesel fuel. That traumatic event...
Power Play: Reimagining electric transmission in Maine

Power Play: Reimagining electric transmission in Maine

As is the case all over the country, electric utilities in Maine are increasingly being confronted with problems that could potentially be solved through innovative renewable energy solutions. But “there’s a whole cultural shift that would have to occur”...