One company has submitted a bid to install solar panels on the grounds of the Maine governor’s mansion.
Maine’s Division of Procurement Services said Tuesday that a team will now review Maine-based solar company ReVision Energy’s proposal.
Democratic Gov. Janet Mills hopes to complete the installation this year in a demonstration of her commitment to renewable energy.
Mills’ administration in January moved ahead on plans to install a photovoltaic system that would supply 50 percent of the Blaine House’s electricity needs.
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Her predecessor, former Republican Gov. Paul LePage, often criticized subsidies for solar power.
The Associated Press’s review of state campaign finance records show employees of Revision Energy report donating $1,800 to support Mills.
Co-founder Fortunat Mueller said ReVision itself doesn’t back candidates, but is proud of employees’ civic engagement.