Date of Award
Master of Public Policy and Management (PPM)
Public Policy and Management
Natural gas expansion, Maine, Natural gas utilites, Gas infrastructure and service areas, Muskie School of Public Service
The purpose of this study is to gain an understanding of the framework used by Maine’s natural gas utilities in making decisions to expand natural gas infrastructure and service to new customers,and then to apply this knowledge in an attempt to identify municipalities that are potentially attractive candidates for service expansion within Maine.
This study is not a precise model for gas utilities, but is meant rather to be a reconnaissance study for finding viable and attractive candidates for service.This study was limited both by resources and the inaccessibility of proprietary information.
Mahaffey, Kevin, "Natural Gas Service Expansion Criteria in Maine" (2014). Muskie School Capstones and Dissertations. 97.
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