Maine Electric Companies Merge 

Maine regulators have said yes to the merger of the second and third largest electric companies in the state.The Maine Public Utilities Commission approved a plan to let Canadian Utility firm Emera, incorporated buy the Maine Public Service Company.Emera is the parent company of Bangor Hydro Electric.Bangor Hydro serves 117-thousand customers in five counties. Maine Public Service has 36-thousand customers in Aroostook County.