Energy news for week ending November 28, 2014

Energy Prices

Exploding Energy Bill, (editorial), Providence Journal, November 28, 2014

Costs to ratepayers keep piling up, but who is listening? (Opinion), Seacoastonline.com, November 28, 2014

Power In New England: Why are Prices Increasing so Rapidly?, The Energy Collective, November 27, 2014

Heating oil prices fall as natural gas prices start to rise, Boston Globe, November 27, 2014

Island electric rates will jump in January, MV Times, November 25, 2014

Editorial: State has options to cut energy costs, Concord Monitor, November 25, 2014

Are we overpaying for energy? (Opinion), Worcester Telegram, November 23, 2014

WMECo 29 percent electricity rate hike approved by the state Department of Public Utilities, MassLive.com, November 21, 2014

Beware of “MA Energy” telephone scheme, WWLP, November 21, 2014

Municipal Electric Customers Will Not See Spike in Rates, WGGB, November 21, 2014

Natural Gas/Pipeline

Westwood selectmen must approve key pipeline easement, WickedLocal Westwood, November 26, 2014

Pipeline opponents criticize N.H. route, Lowell Sun, November 26, 2014

On gas pipeline for New England, King agrees with LePage, Sun Journal (Lewiston, ME), November 26, 2014

Natural gas remains concern for N. England winter, Hartford Business Journal, November 25, 2014

Natural gas pinch sends Paris (ME) shopping for electricity, Sun Journal, November 24, 2014

Kinder Morgan, Franklin County Chamber of Commerce organize meeting on pipeline for businesses, The Recorder, November 24, 2014

Nuclear Energy

Vermont Yankee Going Off-Grid, mychamplainvalley.com, November 24, 2014

Vt. Yankee panel ponders site use, Times Argus, November 22, 2014

Renewable Energy/Efficiency

South Portland charges ahead with going ‘green,’ Portland Press Herald, November 28, 2014

MA considers expanding net metering for small hydro, JDsupra.com, November 26, 2014

Bids sought for windmills off Martha’s Vineyard, The Enterprise (Brockton), November 24, 2014

New Balance Benefits from Utility Energy Incentives, WHAV, November 24, 2014

Vermont goes energy efficient for this season’s snowmaking, Mashable.com, November 24, 2014

Energy efficiency company finds niche market, VTdigger.org, November 24, 2014

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

Environmentalists wary of Baker’s energy pick, Boston Globe, November 28, 2014

Obama honors Arlington’s Queen of Carbon, WickedLocal Arlington, November 27, 2014

RGGI may not be an easy model for regional groups to comply with EPA’s carbon rule, E&E News, November 25, 2014

Shaheen Tours Burgess BioPower Biomass Plant, Berlin Daily Sun, November 25, 2014

Judge refuses to reconsider Northern Pass lawsuit, WCAX, November 24, 2014

Cogeneration an Area Where Republicans and Democrats Actually Agree?, Marketwatch.com, November 24, 2014

Saugus Energy Research Committee approved, WickedLocal Saugus, November 21, 2014

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