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...
Public advocate reverses position on giant wind energy deal

Public advocate reverses position on giant wind energy deal

AUGUSTA — The state public advocate’s office, which represents the interests of utility customers in Maine, has withdrawn its opposition to a multimillion-dollar transaction to build wind turbines across Maine and the Northeast. The move was made, said Public Advocate...