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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.

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Éric Martel took office as president and chief executive officer of Hydro-Québec in 2015. He joins us to answer questions about Hydro Quebec’s plans to bring power to and through Maine. We’ll discuss the controversial CMP corridor and whether or not the transmission line would help the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the company’s green energy goals, and their involvement with the new electric vehicle charging corridor Gov. Janet Mills announced last week.

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.

A Maine utility says most of the remaining few thousand people still without power in the wake of a strong storm will be back online soon.

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. 

Patty Wight / Maine Public

Utility crews are hard at work to continue power restoration efforts in the wake of a powerful wind and rain storm that swept through the state in the early morning hours.

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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.

Serra Public Affairs

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.

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