Energy news for week ending October 10, 2014

Natural Gas

‘Not a lot of short-term relief’: Looming winter power price spikes, Bangor Daily News, October 9, 2014

Footprint power plant owner requests delayed opening, Salem News, October 8, 2014

Renewables are in New England’s future, but gas pipelines still needed (Editorial), Boston Globe, October 5, 2014

MPUC Staff Wants Evaluation Of Natural Gas Plan, WABI (Maine), October 6, 2014

Power cost increase going into effect despite plentiful natural gas inventory, Wicked Local Rehoboth (RI), October 5, 2014

Nuclear Energy

CHRIS DUDUCH: Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is safe (opinion), Brockton Enterprise, October 9, 2014

Uranium On The Brain: Inside The Vermont-Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, WGBH News, October 7, 2014

Reconsider nuclear power, (opinion) Brattleboro Reformer, October 7, 2014

Renewable Energy/Efficiency

Beverly officials, solar builder discuss several sites, Salem News, October 10, 2014

Energy code compliance investments could yield 600 percent ROI, Fierce Energy, October 9, 2014

Kerry: Address Climate Change Before It’s Too Late, NECN, October 9, 2014

US Industry Expects Tipping Point For Offshore Wind, North American Windpower, October 9, 2014

Markets/ISO New England/Grid/Misc.

Our view: Electric rate hikes, thanks to wishful thinking on energy, (Editorial), Salem News, October 10, 2014

Goodbye to Salem Harbor Station’s Stack 5, Salem News, October 10, 2014

Why New Hampshire could be the next state to take on microgrids, Greenbiz.com, October 8, 2014

Electricity Costs for Some Maine Businesses Expected to More than Double., Maine Public Broadcasting, October 7, 2014

Plan takes shape for power line under lake, BurlingtonFreePress.com, October 6, 2014

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