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Gov. LePage Seeks to Lower Electricity Costs

Gov. LePage Seeks to Lower Electricity Costs

| April 4, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Gov. Paul LePage is making an aggressive push away from the renewable energy policies of his predecessor as he looks to open the door to more hydropower from Canada and natural gas to bring down Maine’s electricity costs. While many of LePage’s past energy efforts have fallen flat, he will have […]

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New England Seeking to Tap Canadian Hydropower

New England Seeking to Tap Canadian Hydropower

| March 25, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A 300-mile power cable line would be buried on land and run underwater from Maine to Boston in a proposal to tap Canada’s hydropower for power-hungry southern New England. New England governors say they need up to 3,600 megawatts of renewable energy to meet green energy goals, while also lowering costs […]

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