Energy News for week ending February 27, 2014

Prices

Eversource aims to cut its price for natural gas, Boston Globe

People are frustrated with the electric rate increases, wwlp.com

Natural gas prices dropped, but for how long?, The Union Leader

No quick relief for electricity customers, Boston Globe

Natural Gas/Pipeline

Kinder Morgan reps field questions at gas pipeline open house, Worcester Telegram

Natural-gas plant on hold in Bridgeport, CT Post

Renewable Energy

Auction planned for idled New Hampshire waste-to-energy plant, Renewable Energy from Waste

Maine regulators to reconsider agreements for two wind-power projects, Portland Press Herald

Two New England Businesses and One Individual Recognized by EPA for Climate Leadership, RenewablesBiz

Somersworth solar project close to seeing the light, Fosters.com

Energy Efficiency

College Dorms in Energy Conservation Contest, Smartmeters.com

Is Home Efficiency Financing About to Eclipse the Solar Financing Market, Greentech Media

My Turn: RGGI is a good investment for New Hampshire (Opinion by Reps. Suzanne Harvey and Naida Kaen), Concord Monitor

Penny wise and pound foolish — followed by penny foolish, (Opinion by Rep. David Borden), Seacoastonline.com

Markets/Grid/Policy/Misc.

Woodbridge Town Buildings, Amity High to Get Electricity Backup System, Patch.com

Energy study: EPA’s Clean Power Plan will not jeopardize reliability of U.S. power system, PennEnergy

Spanish firm buys major Northeast utility for $3b, Boston Globe

Powerline upgrade will create jobs and revenue, Tewksbury Town Crier

Brockton mayor signs agreement with power plant developers, Wicked Local East Bridgewater

Governors in 3 New England states looking to expand renewable energy, natural gas capacity, Fox Business

Energy Startup Series: Gridium, Breaking Energy

10 Smart grid trends to watch in 2015, Smart Grid News

Nuclear

Opinion: Nuclear Energy Keeping the Lights on in the Cold, Breaking Energy

NRC takes comment on VY decommissioning report, Commons

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