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Important Announcements

  • The Maine Public Utilities Commission is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to its Policy on Remote Participation to address a new law P.L. 2021, Ch. 290. While the Commission has always deliberated publicly and for many years has provided a means for the public to watch its deliberations in real time, the proposed revisions address requirements of the new law to explicitly prohibit public proceedings from being conducted by text-only means. Comments may be submitted by sending an email to maine.puc@maine.gov by October 29, 2021. More details are available by reviewing the Remote Participation Policy. (September 23, 2021)

  • If you are having difficulty paying your rent or utilities, you may benefit from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.  The Maine State Housing Authority is accepting applications through September 2021.  Applicants must meet certain income guidelines, must have experienced reduced income or other financial hardship due to Covid-19, and must show they are at risk of losing housing.  Applications are available online at: https://www.mainehousing.org/programs-services/rental/rentaldetail/covid-19-rental-relief-program or by calling Maine State Housing at 1-800-452-4668. 
  • Annual Change of Late Payment Charge Interest Rate and Interest Rate on Customer Deposits Issued Pursuant to Chapter 870 of the Commission’s Rules. (November 23, 2020) - Late Payment Letter

Calendar

Upcoming Deliberative Sessions
Date Meeting Details Time
10/21/2021 Deliberations 11:00 AM
11/2/2021 Deliberations 10:00 AM

To hear audio for Deliberations Sessions for 2010 forward: click on “Listen to Live Audio” link (above); click on “Live Audio” on next page; follow directions for entering system; and, click on “Archives” in left-hand navigational bar to get list of archived deliberations sessions by date.

 

Events in the Next 2 Weeks (Click on hyperlink in docket column below to view additional information)
Date Docket # Summary
10/19/2021 2021-00284 Naples (DG Holdings) Good Cause Exemption
10/19/2021 2020-00289 MWC B&S Rate Case Initial Case Conference
10/22/2021 2020-00072 Bingham Water Case Conference
10/27/2021 2021-00024 Bangor Rate Case Technical Conference
10/28/2021 2021-00287 Ellsworth Solar Good Cause Exemption
10/28/2021 2021-00298 NEB Sunvest Good Cause Exemption
10/29/2021 2021-00164 BNG COG Conference
10/29/2021 2021-00035 CCSA & MREA CMP Case Conference

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