Utility: Upgrades will better serve central Maine residents

By The Associated Press

A Maine utility says upgrades to its energy grid will improve service to a host of communities in the central part of the state.

 

CHINA, Maine (AP) — A Maine utility says upgrades to its energy grid will improve service to a host of communities in the central part of the state.

Central Maine Power Company says the upgrades are complete and will serve customers in Kennebec and Waldo counties.

The utility says it has launched a new substation in South China and a distribution circuit that serves China, Freedom, Liberty, Palermo, Vassalboro and Windsor.

The utility says the South China substation was a $6.5 million investment. The utility also says the upgrades will provide for more capacity and better reliability for homeowners and businesses in the area.

The project's part of about $40 million the utility says it invested in the energy grid in 2016.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Selection, Use, Care and Maintenance of FR Clothing

For industries operating in an inherently dangerous environment, the importance of selecting the ...

Evolution or Revolution: IT / OT convergence means a world of possibilities

The oil and gas industry is experiencing a rapid paradigm shift in regards to digital transformat...

Predict, Prescribe, Profit: Creating a World that Doesn't Break Down

What are you doing to reduce unplanned downtime at your plant? Equipment breakdowns and process i...

A Traders Guide to Analysis and Research

An e-book dedicated to helping you improve your analysis by looking at RBOB futures performance. ...

Latest PennEnergy Jobs

PennEnergy Oil & Gas Jobs