April 21, 2024

Central Maine Power (CMP)

Storm Cuts Power to 750,000-plus in New England
Hundreds of thousands of electric utility customers lost electric power Dec. 18 as wind and rain hit the Northeast.
Maine Ethics Commission Resolves Probe of NECEC Foes
Maine’s ethics watchdog has resolved alleged campaign finance law violations surrounding the controversial New England Clean Energy Connect project.
Versant Power
Maine Voters Reject Public Takeover of Electric Utilities
Maine voters decisively rejected a proposed public takeover of the state’s for-profit electric transmission and distribution infrastructure. 
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In the Fight Over Maine’s Utilities, the Future of the State’s Energy Transition Goes to Voters
The outcome of November’s vote could have major implications on Maine's ability to rapidly decarbonize.
New England Clean Energy Connect Wins Court Battle
A jury ruled Avangrid can resume construction of the New England Clean Energy Connect, potentially voiding a voter referendum to block the $1 billion line.
Roger Merchant
NECEC Scores Another Victory in Maine’s Highest Court
Maine’s high court issued another favorable ruling for the New England Clean Energy Connect project, which analysts say has "resuscitated [its] viability."
Maine Voters to Decide on Upending Utility Landscape in 2023
Maine voters may have the chance to upend the state’s utility landscape and send its two biggest players packing in November 2023.
Roger Merchant
Maine Court Ruling Gives New Life to Contentious Transmission Line
Maine’s highest court on Tuesday ruled that a referendum blocking the New England Clean Energy Connect transmission line may have been unconstitutional.
Roger Merchant
Maine Environmental Board Denies Appeals of NECEC Transmission Line Permit
Maine regulators removed a potential obstacle to the New England Clean Energy Connect transmission line, rejecting a challenge by environmentalists and others.
Maine Supreme Court Hears Entangling Arguments in NECEC Appeals
The Maine Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two uniquely entwined appeals related to the New England Clean Energy Connect transmission project.

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