Eastern Maine Electric was the first utility in the state to use widespread automated meter reading. The Turtle meter reading system was funded by research dollars from co-ops like EMEC. Now it's also used by investor-owned utilities like Maine Public Service as well. By improving a utility's efficiency, this technology saves energy users money.

It's a real opportunity to get a real Democrat back in the House.

Can we meet all the requirements of the law at the current time? That's pretty tough.

We lost an entire generation of coal miners.

The first priority is to escape the mine. And chambers should be used as a last resort.