Energy News for Week Ending November 21, 2014

Natural Gas/Pipeline

New England power grid warns of winter natgas constraints, Reuters, November 20, 2014

Nashoba Valley Chamber CEO responds to Kinder Morgan Pipeline Controversy, Worcester Business Journal, November 20, 2014

Gas pipeline opponents look to new governor for support, Eagle-Tribune, November 19, 2014

Vermont gas pipeline up for debate in NY, WCAX, November 18, 2014

Energy Future: New England May Face Scheduled Blackouts Due to Poor Natural Gas Supply, WGBH NEWS, November 17, 2014

Pipeline foes meet in Fitchburg, vow resolve, Worcester Telegram, November 16, 2014,

Nuclear Energy

The future of the US nuclear industry depends on collaboration, Power Engineering Magazine, November 20, 2104

Entergy CEDF money to be spent on solar power, vtdigger.org, November 18, 2014

Before we close more nuclear power plants, we need a national conversation, Fox News, November 17, 2014

Renewable Energy/Efficiency

State Awards Last Small-Scale Solar Grants for 2014, ecoRI News, November 19, 2014

Major Step Forward For RI’s Offshore Wind Farm, Rhode Island Public Radio, November 19, 2014

Boston’s First Wind acquired for $2.4 billion, Boston Globe, November 18, 2014

Solar Energy Advocates Form New Coalition in Mass, National Journal, November 18, 2014

Clean Energy Collective to Develop 1.3 MW of Community Solar in Massachusetts, PV Solar Report, November 15, 2014

Markets/ISO New England/Grid/Policy/Etc.

ISO New England Releases Annual Regional System Plan, Breaking Energy, November 19, 2014

Land-based transmission project cheaper than undersea cable, Boston Globe, November 19, 2014

Northern Pass officials willing to bury more transmission lines, Concord Monitor, November 19, 2014

What’s On This Electric Bill, Anyway?, WCAI, November 20, 2014

PSNH president: NH electricity rates on seasonal roller coaster, Concord Monitor, November 18, 2014

National Grid project in Salem given go-ahead, The Salem News, November 18, 2014

Vt. utility launches new program to help customers track energy use, WCAX, November 17, 2014

Climate Change

Whitehouse to unveil proposed carbon tax legislation on Senate floor, The Providence Journal, November 19, 2014

Battle With The Sea: Change Is Here (Part 1), Rhode Island Public Radio, November 18, 2014

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