Emera Maine

BANGOR, Maine - Maine electric utility Emera Maine has a new name: Versant. Versant continues to operate as a stand-alone utility headquartered in Bangor after its purchase by Canadian company ENMAX.

Susan Sharon / Maine Public

Both Central Maine Power and Emera Maine say that while they expect to restore service to most of their customers by the end of the day Sunday, some may not have power for at least another night.

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The Maine Public Utilities Commission has approved the sale of the power company Emera Maine to Canada-based Enmax Corp. for $1.3 billion.

Emera Maine

The Maine Public Utilities Commission has rejected a proposal by Canadian company Enmax to buy the electric utility that serves more than 150,000 customers in Northern Maine.

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The electric utility Emera Maine and its would-be Canadian buyer Enmax are proposing millions of dollars in rate relief for customers — if the deal goes through. But some state lawmakers are calling on regulators to take their time setting terms for the $1.2 billion deal.

TRENTON, N.J. - Around 420,000 customers were without power up and down the Eastern Seaboard and in Ohio as severe thunderstorms moved through the region.

PORTLAND, Maine - Central Maine Power and Emera Maine are still mopping up a handful of outages caused by a nor'easter last week.

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.

A union representing Emera Maine workers is expressing concerns about the company's buyer at a time when a state law raises the bar for the sale of electric utilities.

A union representing Emera Maine workers is expressing concerns about the company's buyer at a time when a state law raises the bar for the sale of electric utilities.

Maine Public Advocate Barry Hobbins says he wants the Public Utilities Commission to take a close look at the proposal by Canadian company Enmax to buy Emera Maine, the state's second-largest utility.

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State lawmakers and union officials are expressing concerns about the proposed sale of the state's second-largest electric utility, Emera Maine, to a small Canadian company called Enmax.

Joel Page / Associated Press File

An ambitious proposal to convert Maine’s private electric utilities into a consumer-owned entity got its first public hearing in Augusta on Tuesday.

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Nova Scotia energy company Emera is selling its Maine subsidiary to another Canadian company, ENMAX Corporation, for $959 million.

ELLSWORTH, Maine - A Bar Harbor family contends electric utility Emera Maine's negligence contributed to a fire that killed a woman and her adult son last year.

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