Energy news for week ending September 26, 2014

Natural Gas

Pepperell coalition calls out head of utility for pipeline statement, Lowell Sun, September 24, 2014

Reevaluate Vermont Gas pipeline project, (opinion), September 23, 2014

Pipeline constraints will force this Mass. utility to stop accepting new customers, Boston Business Journal (blog), September 22, 2014

Natural gas has many benefits, (opinion) Rutland Herald, September 20, 2014

Nuclear Energy

Vernon Entergy to hammer out property tax plan, Brattleboro Reformer, September 25, 2014

My Turn: Time to take fresh look at nuclear recycling (Opinion), Concord Monitor, September 24, 2014

Renewable/Energy Efficiency

COLUMN: Salisbury solar farm reaps benefits, Wicked Local Newburyport, September 25, 2014

Massachusetts awards $7M in climate change grants, AP, September 25, 2014

Large Wind Project to Begin in Maine, Environmental Protection Magazine, September 24, 2014

Burlington airport to install solar panels, Burlington Free Press, September 23, 2014

Power Markets/Grid/Rates, etc.

Construction begins at hydro-electric dam on the Walloomsac, Brattleboro Reformer, September 26, 2014

Brockton Power official dispels ‘misinformation and myths’, Enterprise, September 26, 2014

Electric Co-op Latest Utility To Announce Rate Increase, New Hampshire Public Radio, September 25, 2014

Here’s why our electric bills will go through the roof this winter, Boston Business Journal, September 25, 2014

Maine regulators deem smart meters safe, but opt-out questions remain, Bangor Daily News, September 25, 2014

National Grid: Electric rates to rise, natural gas rates to fall come November, Worcester Telegram, September 24, 2014

Without change, the electric grid will break, (Opinion) New Hampshire Business Review, September 23, 2014

Northern Pass will put New Hampshire to work (Opinion), Concord Monitor, September 22, 2014

Two NH-to-Boston transmission projects vying for ISO New England OK, New Hampshire Business Review, Sep 23, 2014

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