Central Maine Power Company (CMP) estimates that the response and recovery from an October windstorm will cost more than $68 million. Short-term, company officials say they will seek to charge a portion of this cost -- $27 million - to customers. The company says that if the new charges were collected over a year, it would add about $1.30 per month to consumer bills.
The Oxford County Sheriff's Department tells Maine Public Radio that an 18-year-old male died in a sledding accident at Sunday River Ski resort early this morning. Chief Deputy Hart Daley says at least one other person was injured, but he is not releasing more information pending family notification. The Associated Press reports three teenagers suffered injuries during the 2 a.m. sledding excursion. Sledding is not allowed on the ski trails, and the mountain was closed at the time.
Maine's largest electric utility has a new CEO. Long-time leader Sara Burns stepped down on Dec. 31; Doug Herling took took over operations the next day. A Maine native, Herling is a Maine Maritime Academy graduate who spent time as a merchant marine. He began at CMP in 1985 as an equipment operator at the Cousins Island generation plant.
Good survey of views on ISO-NE's "Rolling Blackouts" report. It's a rohrshach test for regional energy players. Might become moot if @CharlieBakerMA chooses @cmpco for clean energy RFP next week, because that Tx line could unlock new wind from Maine http://bit.ly/2mVfyHD
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
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Use parentheses to separate multiple
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Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".