By Kelsey Misbrener Governor Paul LePage. Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore.
Maine’s solar advocates want to bring the state up to speed with other New England solar-friendly states.
The first step toward solar growth in the state was a bill sponsored by Senator David Woodsome (R). The so-called “Act To Modernize Maine’s Solar Power Policy and Encourage Economic Development” bill was discussed at a public hearing yesterday. The bill would set a new goal for the Public Utilities Commission to enter into 20-year contracts for 120 MW of new community solar capacity over the next four years.
The Portland Press Herald’s Tux Turkel writes, “The community
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