Energy News for the Maine Market

Maine Is About To Slash Its Solar Subsidies

By: Andrew Follett |

Maine is considering slashing solar subsidies after the state’s Public Utilities Commission concluded they unfairly penalize people who don’t own solar panels.

Maine’s Public Utility Commission is considering phasing out net metering financial incentives for both new and existing users. The commission will be accepting written comments on the changes until November […]

2016-10-19T11:51:51-05:00Maine Market|

Electric Capacity Markets Are Failing the Northeast

By: Bill Bottiggi |

This week, Boston welcomes the Quadrennial Energy Review roadshow to town for a stakeholder engagement meeting.

The QER process began in January 2014 when President Obama issued a memorandum directing the administration to translate energy-related policy goals into recommended actions through 2018. Season one of the QER, which ran in 2015, […]

Maine lawmakers opt not to tinker with electricity deregulation

By: Darren Fishell |

The legislative committee handling energy policy has recommended the state leave it to regulators and the courts to decide whether affiliates of Maine electric utilities can own power generation within the state.

The Legislature’s Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee effectively killed LD 1513 on Thursday, voting unanimously to recommend […]

2016-03-15T11:54:55-05:00Maine Market|
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