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The Ellsworth American Commentary: Pine Tree Power wrong for Maine

With no capacity to generate energy, PTP will have no advantage over CMP or Versant. PTP will be unable to save its way to lower operating ...

Portland Press Herald Letter to the editor: Buy utilities? Guess who pays for that

The $13.5 billion price tag doesn’t even include the estimated $82 million we’ll need to fork over each year to a different electric ...

Portland Press Herald Commentary: Seizing Maine’s utilities won’t get us closer to clean-energy future

As a progressive Democrat and a conservative Republican serving in the Maine House, we find our-selves on opposite sides of many issues ...

Portland Press Herald Letter to the Editor: We can trust CMP and Versant to manage the electric grid

Recently (Our View, April 10), the Maine Sunday Telegram’s editorial board endorsed a proposal in the Legislature that would add a new ...

Times Record Letters: Government-controlled electricity would make matters worse; This is Putin’s war

The takeover would be done by invoking the state’s eminent domain power which would require Maine taxpayers to pony up the fair market ...

Kennebec Journal Debt a deal breaker with effort to buy utilities

I’m sure the folks who want to take over Central Maine Power and Versant mean well but I’m not sure they have thought it through: $13.5 ...

Lewiston Sun Journal Matt Leonard: Government shouldn’t control electric utility

A new utility, controlled by the government, will have too much power hanging over us — figuratively and literally.

Portland Press Herald Letter to the editor: Elected officials are the wrong people to run Maine’s utilities

Some politicians are promising the sky: lower rates, electric wires that never get knocked down in a storm, even broadband internet for ...

Kennebec Journal Politicization of utilities a risk to all Mainers

As a lifelong Mainer and taxpayer, I do not want to be saddled with $13.5 billion in debt because Rep. Seth Berry holds a personal grudge ...

Portland Press Herald Central Maine Power improves power reliability in Scarborough

“This substation is one of the more recent examples of CMP’s year-round work to improve power reliability across our service area,” ...

Portland Press Herald Backers of consumer-owned utility aim to thwart bid to require voters’ approval of debt

“Mainers want to know how much the check is going to be made out for before they sign,” [Willy Ritch from Maine Affordable Energy] ...

Utility Dive Puerto Rico’s grid is ‘arguably the worst in the US,’ LUMA CEO tells skeptical House committee

LUMA Energy has been operating Puerto Rico's electric grid for four months now, and the transition to a new grid operator has been marred ...