Natural gas service is coming to more of the midcoast. ABC member Summit Natural Gas says it will invest $90 million to expand along the Route 1 corridor from Belfast to Thomaston. External Affairs Manager Chace Jackson says the price for gas should be competitive with heating oil. But he says there may be another inducement for potential customers. “If a home converts from heating with oil to natural gas, you could see the carbon footprint of your home be reduced by about 38%. Which is obviously just huge,” he says. “We’re also currently still in the early stages of an anaerobic digester plant here in the state that would take cow waste and turn it into renewable natural gas,” he says. More >>