Organizers of the ballot initiative hope to improve service and speed up the shift to clean energy by taking profits out of the utility sector.
Voters strongly support having a publicly owned utility provider
The state’s shareholder-owned utilities that would be replaced by a new company mandated to pursue climate goals have outspent its supporters nearly 30 to 1
Approving Question 3 on the November ballot would ensure more responsive and rapid investment in connecting renewable energy sources to the state grid.
In November, Mainers will vote on whether they want Pine Tree Power — a consumer-owned nonprofit utility — to replace the investor-owned utilities.
Our Power is attempting to overcome a multimillion-dollar disadvantage; the parent companies of the two investor-owned utility companies subject to the takeover so far have