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Emera Maine Deal Offers Possible Rate Relief

December 12, 2019 Media Mentions

Emera Maine, an electric utility, and Enmax are proposing millions in rate relief for its customers, that is if the deal is approved. Lawmakers, on the other hand, are proposing that regulators take time setting terms for the deal. Attorney William Harwood, who also made Emera's case before the Public Utilities Commission, is quoted in the Maine Public Radio article, giving his insight.

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Long-time Verrill Attorney William Harwood to Join Maine Governor’s Energy Office

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2017 Emera Distribution Rate Case

Verrill represented Emera in its 2017 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC, which included: defeating Staff's proposed reduction to allowed return on equity for "management inefficiency;" approval of new expenditures, such as an...

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Verrill Helps Hancock Solar Project Obtain MDEP Permit, Protect Upland Sandpipers

The 14-megawatt Hancock Solar project in the town of Hancock, Maine has obtained its Site Law permit from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. Verrill assisted the project with environmental permitting, which included the...

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Advice from Former Portland Charter Commission

On June 23, Portland Phoenix published an article, "Those who have been there predict Portland Charter Commission faces steep learning curve," discussing the organizational meeting with Portland's newly elected Charter Commission. In the meeting...

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Longtime Verrill Attorney Begins New Role as Senior Advisor at Maine Governor’s Energy Office

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New Maine Law Regarding Decommissioning for Solar Projects

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Verrill Partner to Lead Firm’s Energy, Telecommunications, and Natural Resources Group

(May 14, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to announce that Jim Cohen has been appointed chair of the firm’s Energy, Telecommunications, and Natural Resources Group. Cohen, a former Mayor of Portland, is a long-time...

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65 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2022, Including Eight Named Lawyers of the Year

(August 31, 2021) – 65 Verrill attorneys were recognized as "Best Lawyers" by Best Lawyers® 2022 , including 8 attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year,” a distinguished recognition for only a single lawyer in...

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Geoff Why to Moderate "The Future is Now: 5G Wireless Networks"

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Verrill represented Emera in its 2016 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC. The case involved issues relating to significant new capital investments, including Emera's new customer information system and a controversial substation investment...

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