This week in regional energy news …
- Maine Governor Paul LePage this week vetoed the omnibus energy bill that reached his desk with bipartisan support, but the House voted to override the veto. The Senate votes on Wednesday, June 26.
- Five of New England’s six states are making efforts to import hydropower energy from Canada.
- Deepwater Wind, the offshore wind company, expects to win a federal lease to produce an offshore wind development of up to 1,000 megawatts south of Rhode Island.
- Residents of South Portland, Me., will likely have an opportunity to vote in November on whether to block the transportation of tar sands oil through the city.