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Katahdin Middle and High School first trimester honor roll

on March 24, 2017, at 9:56 a.m.
Community

Free Home Energy Fair

By Jessica Williams on March 08, 2017, at 12:51 p.m.
Community

The New Forest Economy-Biobased Power, Products, & Fuels

By Jeff Marks on March 07, 2017, at 2:31 p.m.
Habib Dagher, director of UMaine advanced structures and composites sector, speaks to the crowd during a trip to celebrate the first year of the University of Maine's floating wind turbine, VolturnUS in 2014.

Fishermen air concerns about floating wind turbine test site off Monhegan

By Nick McCrea on March 01, 2017, at 3:23 p.m.
“It’s a balancing act. Renewables are positive unto themselves, but as fisherman we have to be able to get to the fish.”
Community

Bernstein Shur Welcomes Lindsay Leone

By Chris Philbrook on Feb. 27, 2017, at 10:24 a.m.
Community

Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean To Be Human?

By Bangor Public Library on Feb. 21, 2017, at 2:36 p.m.
Community

Aroostook Solar Panel Installation in Fort Fairfield

By Don Robertson on Feb. 17, 2017, at 4 p.m.
Community

Playing Matchmaker-Aligning Energy Challenges with Compatible Policies

By Jeff Marks on Feb. 16, 2017, at 3:48 p.m.
Community

Annual Solar Open House at ReVision Energy

By Holly Noyes on Feb. 16, 2017, at 12:25 p.m.
Community

Home Heating Trade Group Launches Fuel Your Love 2.0 Valentine’s Day Event

By Chris Philbrook on Feb. 14, 2017, at 10:12 a.m.
People protest under the statue of Lafayette against President Donald Trump's directive to permit the Dakota Access pipeline during a demonstration at the White House in Washington, Feb. 8, 2017.

Federal judge rejects request to block Dakota Access pipeline

By Steven Mufson and Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post on Feb. 14, 2017, at 6:56 a.m.
The judge rejected the tribes’ motion to block construction based on religious freedom grounds, with the tribes arguing that the Missouri River and Lake Oahe are integral parts of their sacred rights and beliefs.
Wood chips are dumped from a truck at Covanta Energy's West Enfield facility in this January 2016 file photo.

Here’s an early look at how Maine’s biomass bailout money is being spent

By Darren Fishell on Feb. 12, 2017, at 7:42 a.m.
In January, two biomass generators tallied their first payments under a state subsidy program, taking in more than $241,000 from a $13.4 million pool of taxpayer dollars.
Community
Solar panels will be up and running in time for the celebration on February 25th

Solar Celebration at the Damariscotta Baptist Church

By Holly Noyes on Feb. 07, 2017, at 8:06 p.m.
Community
The 588 solar panels at Camden Hills Regional High were installed by ReVision Energy under a solar Power Purchase Agreement.

‘Solar for the Homeowner: Powering Maine Homes with the Sun’

By Holly Noyes on Feb. 03, 2017, at 2:06 p.m.
Community

E2Tech February Forum postponed due to expected snowstorm

By Jeff Marks on Feb. 01, 2017, at 10:03 a.m.
Community

The Maine Energy Marketers Association’s Technical Education Center (MTEC) begins its Spring 2017 semester classes on Monday, February 6.

By Chris Philbrook on Jan. 31, 2017, at 12:35 p.m.
View of the cooling towers at the Golfech nuclear power plant on the border of the Garonne River between Agen and Toulouse, southwestern France, March 22, 2016.

Should troubled nuclear reactors be subsidized?

By Peter Bradford, The Conversation on Jan. 13, 2017, at 7 a.m.
Since the 1950s, U.S. nuclear power has commanded immense taxpayer and consumer subsidy based on promises of economic and environmental benefits. Many of these promises are unfulfilled, but new ones take their place and more subsidies follow.

Renewable power standards face uncertain future

By Fred Bever, Maine Public on Dec. 27, 2016, at 5:18 p.m.
A consumer subsidy for renewable power in Maine may be ending — or at least changing. It’s called the Class 1 Renewable Portfolio Standards program, and many stakeholders, including environmentalists, say it’s ready for reform.
The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant closed Dec. 29, 2014.

Proposed Vermont Yankee sale seeking state approval

By Meghan Foley, The Keene Sentinel on Dec. 20, 2016, at 5:19 p.m.

Houlton utility gets OK to build line to connect to New Brunswick Power

By Jen Lynds on Dec. 16, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
John Clark, general manager of the utility, said the move will save “millions of dollars” for its customers.