Stories about Central Maine Power


Crews from Maine, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island continue to repair tropical storm damage

By Jen Lynds and Nick McCrea on July 06, 2014, at 5:23 p.m.
Turbines on Heifer Hill that are part of the Bull Hill Wind Project put up by First Wind in Township 16.

First Wind tries again to gain Maine regulators’ approval for wind farm partnership with Emera

By Darren Fishell on May 19, 2014, at 5:44 p.m.
Bowdoin College is seeking to generate solar electricity with solar panels on roofs of the Farley Field House (foreground) and the Watson Arena (right).

Bowdoin College, other major Maine customers that produce their own energy balk at new Central Maine Power fee

By Beth Brogan on March 13, 2014, at 10:06 a.m.

Utility crews preparing for more thunderstorms Saturday night after thousands lose power

BDN staff reports on July 20, 2013, at 7:52 a.m.
Andrew E. Sturgeon

How the omnibus energy bill will benefit Maine

By Andrew Sturgeon on May 23, 2013, at 1:42 p.m.

C.N. Brown enters competitive electricity market

By Whit Richardson on Dec. 28, 2012, at 2:54 p.m.

Gulf Oil enters Maine’s electricity market

By Whit Richardson on Sept. 18, 2012, at 8:37 p.m.
A new Central Maine Power smart meter displays electricity usage at a business in Freeport in fall 2010.

Maine Public Utilities Commission didn’t address smart meter safety, court says

By DAVID SHARP,The Associated Press on July 12, 2012, at 8:03 p.m.

Smart meter foes make case to Maine Supreme Court

The Associated Press on May 10, 2012, at 11:50 a.m.

Maine smart meter critics file appeal

The Associated Press on Jan. 12, 2012, at 11:43 a.m.

CMP plans cleanup of toxic Augusta site

The Associated Press on Dec. 23, 2011, at 11:42 a.m.
Bangor Hydro lineman Dan Anxien trips a breaker on a transformer on Vine Street in Bangor to restore power as neighbors watch on Sunday August 28, 2011.

Nearly 55,000 still without power as Irene clean-up continues in Maine

By Bill Trotter on Aug. 30, 2011, at 11:41 a.m.

As installation of smart meters continues, so does consumer push back

By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 20, 2011, at 5:13 p.m.

Complaint challenges Central Maine Power’s meters

The Associated Press on Aug. 04, 2011, at 1:26 p.m.

More than 1,500 CMP customers without power Sunday

on July 31, 2011, at 10:50 a.m.

UM energy conference focuses on smarter consumption

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 24, 2011, at 5:42 p.m.
A Central Maine Power "smart meter" displays electricity usage at a business in Freeport, Maine, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010. Some customers are balking out of health concerns over wireless signals emitted from the meters.

Opponents accuse CMP of ‘bullying’ homeowners into smart meter program

The Associated Press on March 16, 2011, at 9:59 a.m.