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Maine governor’s giveaway to Hydro Quebec thwarted

19 Apr

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Legislature dealt a blow to Gov. Paul LePage’s top energy priority late Friday and into Saturday morning when the House and Senate failed to reach agreement and effectively killed the bill.

LD 1863, one of four energy bills submitted this session by LePage, sought to lift the 100-megawatt cap for qualifying renewable power generation such as hydropower. The goal was to encourage Maine to buy low-cost energy that meets the renewable standard.

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