Maine Public Utilities Commission (ME PUC)
FERC approved an agreement among Versant Power, the Maine Public Utilities Commission and the Office of the Public Advocate related to improperly classified expenses that resulted in the overbilling of wholesale transmission customers.
Massachusetts electric distribution companies have been authorized to take on up to 40% of a two-part, $1.7 billion clean energy project in northern Maine.
Experts, analysts and lobbyists convened with FERC in Vermont to talk about the issues facing New England’s electric grid in the winter.
Utility regulators from Maine and Massachusetts shared their thoughts on the path forward on Pathways.
Legislators sent a bill to Gov. Janet Mills that would allow for up to a $1 million fine per year for utilities that fail to meet new service standards.
Environmental and consumer advocates told the Maine PUC that a recently proposed rulemaking on utility performance does not satisfy current climate laws.
The ISO-NE Consumer Liaison Group discussed FERC Order 2222, the New England Clean Energy Connect and January's tough weather for grid conditions.
Stakeholders debated Maine Gov. Janet Mills’ new utility accountability bill in a public hearing before the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee.
Michael Surran, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Maine’s utilities regulator supported advancing a power-to-fuel pilot program in a recent report to the legislature.
A new bill from Gov. Janet Mills would set performance standards for the state’s electric utilities, with fees and possible divestiture for non-compliance.
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