Energy News for the Maine Market

Concern over electricity rates prompts wind contract review

By: The Sacramento Bee |

Maine utility regulators, concerned that a contract that finances an offshore wind energy project could raise electricity rates, are taking another look at the agreement.

The Maine Public Utilities Commission voted Tuesday to re-open the contract, the Portland Press Herald reported . The average Central Maine Power residential customer […]

2018-06-13T09:35:26-05:00June 13th, 2018|Maine Market|

CMP says internal audit offers no explanation for spike in some customers’ energy bills

By: Peter McGuire |

Central Maine Power Co. says an internal audit triggered by more than 1,500 customers’ complaints has so far found no problems with the company’s systems that would explain the unusually high electricity bills reported by customers.

The company says it has reviewed about 25 percent of the 1,580 complaints of […]

2018-04-09T13:38:18-05:00April 9th, 2018|Maine Market|

Cheap fuel, stagnant demand drive down New England wholesale prices

By: Robert Walton |