Website: http://www.maine.gov/mpuc/, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CONTACT: Nicole Clegg, 207-287-8519, Nicole.Clegg@maine.gov
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2006
PUC Issues Request for Proposals for Standard Offer Service and Energy Efficiency
AUGUSTA, MAINE – The Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) today for retail standard offer service for residential and small commercial customers of Central Maine Power (CMP) and Bangor Hydro-Electric Company (BHE) beginning March 1, 2007. The RFP seeks proposals that bundle together demand and supply resources to serve these standard offer customers. Initial proposals are due to the PUC by November 16, 2006.
“Combining electricity supply with
energy efficiency is a promising new approach for
RFP encourages Maine-based ESCOs to participate in the bid process. “This approach
provides an excellent opportunity for ESCOs in
and BHE are regulated transmission and distribution utilities serving more than
580,000 customers in southern
The RFP and related materials including detailed load data for these classes are available at the PUC’s website at www.maine.gov/mpuc . For more information, please contact Faith Huntington at email@example.com.
offer service is the only type of default service in
The Public Utilities Commission is committed to ensuring that consumers have access to safe and reliable service for public utilities and that the rates for these utilities are just and reasonable. PUC programs include Maine Enhanced 911 Service, Dig Safe, and Efficiency Maine.
To arrange an
interview with Chairman Adams or Commissioner Reishus, please contact Nicole
Clegg at 207.287.8519 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Commission’s website, http://www.state.me.us/mpuc/index.html,
may be accessed through the