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[NEWS] Maine Panel Issues Final Order in Biomass Fee Dispute

– by Ben Holbrook, September 14, 2016, Republican Journal


Robbins Lumber Company (Photo: rico.com)

An end to a fee dispute between Central Maine Power Co. and Georges River Energy LLC, which is trying to build a biomass plant on Robbins Lumber Co. property in Searsmont, is in sight following a final ruling by a state panel early this month.

For several months, Georges River Energy, which is owned by the Robbins family, and CMP have engaged in a debate over how much the power company can charge to connect the 8.5-megawatt biomass plant, which has a net generating capacity of 7.5-megawatts, to the grid.

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