Central Maine Power Company

Our Power, Their Pain: CMP's Timeline Woes

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Despite years of permitting delays and hundreds of millions in unanticipated expenses, the proposed Central Maine Power transmission corridor is on-schedule and on-budget, according to the company.

Robbie Feinberg / Maine Public

Opponents of Central Maine Power's proposed 145-mile transmission line are calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an in-depth environmental review of the project.

Robert F. Bukaty / AP File

Central Maine Power's corporate parent has agreed to pay a $450,000 fine levied by a nonprofit that helps set standards for the nation's power grid.

Caitlin Troutman / Maine Public File

A ratepayer advocacy group says 50 Central Maine Power customers embroiled in billing disputes have received disconnect notices.

Mal Leary / Maine Public File

Democratic Gov. Janet Mills says she does not plan to get involved in a potential ballot campaign that could determine whether Central Maine Power (CMP) can build a controversial transmission line through Western Maine, even though she supports the project.

Maine Public File

Electricity prices for Central Maine Power's (CMP) customers will drop next year, under a decision Wednesday by the state's Public Utilities Commission (PUC).

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Opponents of Central Maine Power’s proposed transmission line project through western Maine say the effort to put the issue on the 2020 ballot got a boost from yesterday's election.

Coutts Brothers Inc., a contractor for Central Maine Power, uses a drone to spot a tree leaning on a transmission line in Skowhegan.
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Central Maine Power is proposing a multimillion-dollar effort to improve the resilience of its electricity distribution system in Maine. And the company will make some early investments in northwestern Maine after a complaint was filed by customers in the area.

Fred Bever / Maine Public

The lights are back on for more than half of the Maine residents and businesses that lost power after Thursday morning's Nor'easter.

Opponents of Central Maine Power's plan to build a major new power line through western Maine got the green light Friday to gather signatures for a statewide ballot question that could kill the project, which is formally known as the New England Clean Energy Connect. 

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Maine Congressman Jared Golden is calling for public input and for greater transparency as the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers considers permits for Central Maine Power Company's (CMP) controversial transmission line through western Maine. Golden has written a strongly worded letter to the Corps asking for at least one public hearing and for past communications with federal environmental regulators about the project.

Central Maine Power has submitted a last minute request to change the route of the controversial power line it's proposing for western Maine.

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State regulators deadlocked Wednesday on whether Central Maine Power's proposed powerline through western Maine would have unreasonable impacts on a remote pond in Beattie township.

ROBERT F. BUKATY / AP Photo

Maine's consumer advocate is laying blame on rampant over-billing for electricity on a utility's new billing system.

Opponents of Central Maine Power’s controversial plan to build a new transmission line through western Maine have quietly submitted language that could lead to a statewide vote on the project.

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