Tag: Maine Public Utilities Commission

How Central Maine Power killed a popular pro-rooftop solar bill

Central Maine Power used its money and political influence to kill a pro-rooftop solar bill that was supported by a majority of state legislators, with the help of Governor Paul LePage and some Republican lawmakers. The utility, which is a...

/ August 21, 2017

Maine Renewable Energy Policies Attacked

In May 2015, Maine Governor Paul LePage proposed numerous changes to the state’s energy policy, including eliminating the state’s RES and shifting funds generated by the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative away from energy efficiency programs. LePage also worked in 2013...

/ July 28, 2015