Central Maine Power

Power Restored in Maine

Nov 30, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Central Maine Power says all but about a handful of customers have their electricity back in the aftermath of the Thanksgiving storm that at some point left more than 157,000 homes and businesses in the dark.

Troy R. Bennett, BDN

It was standing room only last night at a hearing in Hallowell on Central Maine Power's proposal to levy an additional charge on customers that generate their own electricity. Dylan Voorhees of the Natural Resources Council was one of many voices in opposition to the charge. Voorhees told the Public Utilities Commission hearing, "The reason people invest in energy efficiency is to  is with the Natural Resources Council of Maine: