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Category: Energy, Utilities and Technology

Dion introduces bill to lower energy costs, expand natural gas infrastructure

Posted: March 02, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, would extend the Public Utilities Commission’s authority to expand natural gas capacity in Maine,...

Sen. Dion re-appointed to Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee

Posted: December 29, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, has been appointed by the Senate President to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Energy,...

Senate unanimously approves solar bill for clean energy, job creation

Posted: April 14, 2016

  AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Wednesday gave initial approval to an amended version of a landmark solar energy bill that will increase...

EFFICIENCY MAINE FIX UNANIMOUSLY ENACTED BY SENATE

Posted: June 11, 2015

AUGUSTA - The Senate passed a bipartisan measure that fixes a printing error in the 2013 omnibus energy law and reverses the resulting $38 million...

HILL OPPOSES PUC NOMINEE

Posted: June 04, 2015

Hill says, “Dearth of information, lack of digital footprint surprising during this age of information” AUGUSTA -Assistant Democratic Leader Dawn...

DEMOCRATIC LEADER DIGS IN TO CONNECTION BETWEEN PUC AND GOVERNOR’S OFFICE

Posted: May 28, 2015

Sen. Hill says, there’s a crisis of confidence in the PUC AUGUSTA - Today, Assistant Democratic Leader Dawn Hill sent a Freedom of Access request...

MEASURE WOULD IMPROVE BROADBAND STANDARDS IN MAINE

Posted: April 21, 2015

Maine ranks in bottom of the pack for Internet speed AUGUSTA - A bill to bring Maine’s broadband standards up to speed with its internet...

NEW LAW WILL INCENTIVIZE MORE ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS

Posted: April 21, 2015

Currently, Maine is behind the curve in incentivizing plug-in vehicles   AUGUSTA – A measure that would incentivize the expansion of electric...

SENATE ENACTS MEASURE INCENTIVIZING MORE ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS

Posted: April 09, 2015

Currently, Maine is behind the curve in incentivizing plug-in vehicles AUGUSTA – A measure that would incentivize the expansion of electric...

DEMOCRATIC LEADER’S RESPONSE TO GOP ENERGY PLAN

Posted: April 01, 2015

​​ AUGUSTA –Assistant Democratic Leader Senator Dawn Hill of York released the following statement about Rep. Fredette’s plan to exploit the...