Energy News for week ending March 13, 2015


Natural Gas/Pipeline

Kinder Morgan pipeline foes lawyer up; form regional non-profit,

Gas rate cut for Eversource customers, Worcester Telegram

As Winter Electricity Prices Jump, Mass. Debate Over Natural Gas Pipelines Heats Up, WBUR

Old System, New Solution?: Liquefied Natural Gas Could Be Pipeline Alternative?, WBUR

Several Southern N.H. Towns Vote To Oppose Natural Gas PIpeline, NH Public Radio

Energy company IDs shippers for natural gas pipeline, Worcester Telegram

RI Business Coalition backs expansion of natural gas pipeline, The Providence Journal

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Case Study: Waldoboro, Maine,

The $154 Million Question – Pipeline vs. Energy Efficiency and Renewables, Energy Efficiency Markets

Multi-State Efficiency Program Launches for Low-Income Housing, Greentech Media

‘Cleantech’ boosts the economy in NH, The Union Leader

Renewable Energy

Bellingham: EMC meets with Planning Board regarding solar farm, MetroWest Daily News

Newfound Voters Again Weighing Wind Restrictions, New Hampshire Public Radio

Connecticut rules in favor of Vermont renewable energy credits,

Vermont House passes 75% by 2032 renewable energy mandate, Utility Dive

Solar Power, and Somewhere to Store It, MIT Technology Review (blog)

Baker administration to stick with Patrick administration’s solar energy goal for Bay State,

As Maine politicians dither, grassroots solar initiatives grow, Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel


Nuclear Industry Must Remember that All Politics are local, Energy Collective

Coal, nuclear remain the backbone of our energy supply, (opinion) Keene Sentinel

Five Surprising Public Health Facts About Fukushima, The Breakthrough Institute


Eversource to sell power plants, says move will save customers $300 million, NH Union Leader

National Grid cable project gets underway in Salem, Salem News

Angry electric customers looking for accountability,

Nancy Marland: A state utility corridor opens the door for new energy development, Berlin Daily Sun

ISO New England warns of threat to grid reliability over gas supply shortage, Utility Dive

Fuel, Reliability Constraints for New England Grid, Electric Co-op Today

US Northeast power sector’s 2015 oil demand down 11% from 2014: ISO New England, Platts

With Mass. Off Track On Emissions Goal, Advocates Seek 1st State Carbon Tax, WBUR

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