Choices: Megawatts from Mountain Tops, What’s in it for Maine?

While Maine has a host of stubborn challenges – high taxes, costly health care, and cold weather, to name a few—there is one issue where policy makers can make a large difference in the months ahead: how to reduce the exorbitant price of electric power.

In this two-part series, we look at how Maine’s policies on electric power, taxation, and economic development presently intersect and how those policies must change to benefit from wind.

by: Peter Mills

Part 1: Power to Rely On

Part 2: Capturing the Wind