Mainegeneral Medical Buys 10 Years of Natural Gas 

Mainegeneral Medical Center has agreed to buy 10 years’ worth of natural gas for its new regional hospital in Augusta from Maine Natural Gas.The hospital’s chief executive says natural gas will be the facility’s primary heating source.The hospital is expected to open late next year.The deal with the hospital comes as Maine Natural Gas competes with Summit Natural Gas of Maine to serve the area.