January 25, 2015
The upgrade offers defense against cyber and physical attacks; solar storms may require more.
January 22, 2015
If confirmed, Carlisle McLean would join the Public Utilities Commission, which plays a key role in energy policy and rates, at a critical time.
January 13, 2015
In a case of ‘fortuitous timing,’ electricity bills that were due to jump this year will instead fall for midsized businesses and homeowners with standard-offer service.
January 8, 2015
Carlisle McLean would join the three-member board at a time of heightened concern about energy costs in Maine.
January 6, 2015
The industry report comes at a time of political uncertainty over a key federal tax credit and energy policy in the Legislature.
December 29, 2014
Critics say the project near Bingham may run afoul of the state law separating power generators from the utilities that distribute energy.
December 18, 2014
The agency is grappling with critical energy issues, including rising electricity costs and limited access to natural gas in Maine.
December 16, 2014
The natural gas company defends its practices, and one of its pipeline project contractors disputes state charges on worker qualifications.
December 11, 2014
PUC monitors say some workers weren’t properly qualified and allege other issues, but the company defends its practices and says it’s not cutting corners.
December 9, 2014
But many of the justices’ questions focus on whether they should rule on Department of Environmental Protection decisions.