Central Maine Power Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Captain's LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    ... did not complain. Oct. 15 - Tree in the wires on Youngtown Road. We came, we saw, we had dispatch call Central Maine Power Co., and we left. Brush fire at Lincolnville Beach. After a few of the guys wandered around for a bit; the very small remnants ...

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  2. Mainers spent up to $38 million more than they had to on power in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Those companies sell only electricity supply directly to customers and are separate from utilities like Central Maine Power Co. and Emera Maine, which maintain the power lines that deliver electricity from generators to end users. The latest figures ...

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  3. Suit alleges Eversource, Avangrid manipulated natural gas market, cost consumers billionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | UnionLeader.com

    ... owned by Spanish Energy giant Iberdrola, including The United Illuminating Co. in Connecticut and Central Maine Power Co. Eversource serves electric customers in western Massachusetts, a large part of the Boston area and is the predominant provider ...

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  4. Class action lawsuit filed against Connecticut-based electric...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... owned by Spanish Energy giant Iberdrola, including The United Illuminating Co. in Connecticut and Central Maine Power Co. Eversource serves electric customers in western Massachusetts, a large part of the Boston area and is the predominant provider ...

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  5. Biomass boiler bound for Searsmont makes slow progessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Republican Journal

    ... and sawdust, powering a steam turbine to generate electricity. The electricity will be put back into the Central Maine Power grid. Some heat from the process will be used to dry lumber and heat buildings at the sawmill. Earlier in the day Nov. 15, ...

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  6. Maine lawmakers to weigh in on cutting power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Utility Products

    ... to restore power to nearly 500,000 homes and businesses. A spokesman for the state's largest utility, Central Maine Power , said it took crews less than half the time to restore power than during the 1998 ice storm when there were fewer outages. "We ...

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  7. Maine lawmakers to weigh in on reducing power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... to restore power to nearly 500,000 homes and businesses. A spokesman for the state's largest utility, Central Maine Power, said it took crews half the time to restore power than during the 1998 ice storm when there were fewer outages. "We think ...

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  8. Waldo NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Republican Journal

    ... the last outage, I saw crews from out of state and Canada working to restore power but didn't see any Central Maine Power trucks. Were it not for this out-of-state assistance, we would probably remain in the dark. So a big thank-you to all who came ...

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  9. Maine seeks Obamacare enrollment extension after historic wind stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    U.S. Sen. Angus King wants Maine residents to get more time to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act given that much of the state was without electricity during the first week of the enrollment period. King, an independent, wrote to the federal government this week asking that the enrollment period be extended for Maine residents because more than 100,000 Central Maine Power and Emera Maine customers were still without power when the enrollment period opened on Nov. 1, a few days after strong wind and heavy rain hit the state.

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  10. Tiny Maine island loses power again, two days after it's restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Strong winds on Friday blew four Central Maine Power poles off the historic cribstone bridge connecting Bailey and Orrs islands in Harpswell and leaving Bailey Island without power -- again. Strong winds on Friday blew four Central Maine Power poles off the historic cribstone bridge connecting Bailey and Orrs islands in Harpswell and leaving Bailey Island without power -- again.

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  11. Maine utility storm damage and response in questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | JD Supra

    As Maine recovers from widespread power outages following a storm, what will the event mean for how its public utilities design, operate, and maintain their electric grids? On October 30, 2017, a storm brought winds and heavy rain to much of New England. In Maine, about 500,000 people lost power, with the state's largest utility Central Maine Power Company reporting the largest number of outages in the company's history and Emera Maine reporting the most widespread outages since 1998 .

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  12. Should Maine hold power companies more accountable for outages?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... eight days later. The Public Utilities Commission first needs to get formal estimates from Emera and Central Maine Power on their costs to restore power, commission spokesman Harry Lanphear said. Maine utilities must report their overall performance ... 2 comments

  13. Detrimental winds beat out the ice storm of '98 in power outagesRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Free Press

    ... according to BDN. The Portland Press Herald reported that it was the largest amount of outages in the Central Maine Power Company's (CMP) history, at nearly 500,000 Monday afternoon. This was more Mainers without power than there were during the ice ...

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  14. Waldo County towns regain power after briefly losing it againRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Power was nearly restored to all of storm-battered Waldo County Monday night when a fallen tree plunged five towns back into darkness for more than 3 hours. The temporary setback came as crews were working to return power to the remaining customers who had lost it after last week's major storm, which knocked out power to half a million Mainers at its peak, according to Central Maine Power.

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  15. Weeklong blackout for thousands ends in Knox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    ... its peak, the Oct. 30 gale knocked out power for about 14,000 of the approximately 25,000 customers of Central Maine Power in Knox County. Few communities were spared, as numerous trees and large branches tore down power lines. Even neighborhoods in ...

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  16. One week after storm, some homeowners in New England are still without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... ate's emergency management agency did not respond to a request for comment on damage from the storm, but Central Maine Power reported it had 5,745 customers still without power.

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  17. Power returns for 99 percent of Mainers who lost it in stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... a million Maine customers who lost it as a result of an Oct. 30 windstorm neared an end Sunday night. Central Maine Power, the utility company that serves customers in southern and western Maine, reported that, as of 8:30 p.m. Sunday, electricity ...

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  18. Thousands of Mainers remain without power a week after historic stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... that sustained the most significant damage from the historic storm. At 8 a.m. Sunday, roughly 15,000 Central Maine Power customers remained without electricity. Emera Maine, which services northern and central parts of the state, had restored power ...

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  19. Maine utility says 10k likely still without power after pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    It's likely about 10,000 customers will still be without service at the end of the day despite a push by thousands of workers to get the power back on throughout its service territory, officials with Maine's largest electric utility said Saturday. By mid-morning Saturday, about 36,400 Central Maine Power customers were without power, the most in Lincoln and Kennebec counties.

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  20. Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont utilities wrap up storm fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Electric utilities in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont say they expect to finish restoring power to the final 50,000 or so customers who lost power during a wind storm that left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. On Saturday morning, Central Maine Power was reporting that around 36,000 customers were still without power while Emera Maine was reporting just over 9,000 outages.

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