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A Maine Power Company: Possible and Practical

Put Electricity Back into the Hands of Ratepayers Sam May is a former Wall Street analyst with experience in both Silicon Valley and Hong Kong. He lives in Portland and is co-founder of Maine Harvest. AS MAINE grapples with decarbonizing its economy to meet ambitious climate mitigation goals, I urge us to think big and…

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3-part Recipe for a High-performance Maine Power Grid

Empower a statewide consumer-owned utility; assign grid planning to a group that functions in the public interest, and regulate utilities rigorously. Republished here by permission of the author. Appeared originally as an Op-Ed column in the Portland Press Herald on March 5, 2011 Recent news from frozen Texas, and here in Maine, chronicles the sorry…

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Maine Politicians, Regulators Must Do More to Hold CMP Accountable

Vaughan Woodruff is the former CEO of Insource Renewables and served as chair of the solar industry‚Äôs trade association during the LePage administration. This piece was originally published as an Op-Ed in the Portland Press Herald on March 4, 2021 and is republished here by permission of the author. In 2018, a faulty transmission line…