Energy News for week ending January 23, 2015

Natural Gas/Pipeline

LNG better than pipe dream (opinion), Worcester Telegram & Gazette

NH delegation requests openness in gas pipeline plan, SeacoastOnline.com

West Roxbury gas pipeline proposal draws fire, Boston Globe

Leaks in Boston area gas pipes exceed estimates, Boston Globe

Chelsea voters approve natural gas TIF district, Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Renewable Energy

Cape Wind struggles for survival, Cape Cod Times

The Internet of trash: Bigbelly plans to move beyond the solar-powered trash can, Boston Business Journal

Woodstove Change Out Program Launched For Cheshire County, NH Public Radio

State awards $270000 to support clean energy and food scrap recycling, Vermont Biz

York Beach fire station to go greener, Seacoastonline.com

Charlie Baker should focus on wind, Boston Globe

Landfill Solar Project Moves Ahead in Massachusetts, Waste360

Granite Geek: How Well Would Geothermal Heat Work in New Hampshire, NH Public Radio

The Solar Disconnect, Commonwealth Magazine

Nuclear

Cheers and Jeers: Let’s get real, Senator, Cape Cod Times

Vermont Yankee Employee Thoughts on Closing, corporate video on Vimeo

Energy Efficiency

Berkshire Gas: Necessary Information, The Recorder

Shave your electric bill, WCVB TV (video)

Easthampton Energy Committee asks residents to complete online survey, MassLive.com

Markets/Prices/Grid/Policy/Misc.

ISO-New England head says region’s energy system faces ‘serious reliability challenges, New Haven Register

National Grid is undertaking ‘Reliability Project’, Eagle-Tribune

Regional Power Operator Provides Brief on State of Grid, WNPR News (CT)

Dave Solomon’s Power Plays: Power man sounds alarm on system’s demands, The Union Leader (NH)

Letter: Mass. electricity rates top national high, (opinion) Huntington News (Northeastern University)

National Grid launches smart-grid program in Worcester, Boston Herald

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