December 4, 2023
The proposed Aroostook Renewable Gateway would connect power from a wind farm to the New England grid, but the project has faced many obstacles as its seeks regulatory approval.
BY STEPHEN SINGER STAFF WRITER
Versant Power customers in northern Maine will not benefit from a transmission line connecting wind power generated there to the New England…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2023 at 10:39pm — 3 Comments
December 1, 2023
BY JAKE FREUDBERG MORNING SENTINEL
MOSCOW — Residents at a special town meeting Thursday voted to prohibit commercial solar farms, opting to go a step further than many other towns in central Maine when it comes to restricting the development of large solar projects.
Moscow joins a growing list of Maine municipalities that have passed measures limiting or temporarily prohibiting solar farms. But it is unclear if…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2023 at 12:44pm
December 3, 2023
Commentary: PUC will do a rigorous job with the public’s help
BY PHILIP L. BARTLETT, PATRICK SCULLY AND CAROLYN GILBERT
.......To help reach Maine’s climate goals, we conducted two large-scale renewable energy procurements for more than 950 megawatts of power; approved new electric rate designs to support…Continue
Posted on December 3, 2023 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments
December 1, 2023
by Bill Trotter
..........Downeast Wind, a project of Virginia-based Apex Clean Energy, has hired Woolwich-based Reed & Reed as the general contractor of the wind power project, which will include 30 turbine sites spread out among various locations in the town of Columbia and in townships 18 and 24 in the state’s Unorganized Territory.
Twenty of the turbines, each…Continue
Posted on December 1, 2023 at 11:07am — 2 Comments