Energy News for week ending March 20, 2015

Natural Gas/Pipeline

Voters: Natural gas pipeline a no-go in southern NH, The Union Leader

Tennessee Gas Co. releases Environmental Impact Report, wwlp.com

For Summit Natural Gas, the path hasn’t been easy, Portland Press Herald

PUC challenging delivery of natural gas proposal, The Union Leader

Energy Efficiency

CT biz energy use reaches highest efficiency levels, Hartford Business

Maine regulators slash cap on spending for energy efficiency programs, Press Herald

Program seeks to aid Connecticut homeowners with clean energy efforts, New Haven Register

Raimondo proposes RI energy-efficiency loan program, The Providence Journal

Renewable Energy

Utilities Anti-Solar Campaign and Misinformation Debunked, Huffington Post

Clean Energy Collective partners with Morgan Stanley for Massachusetts community solar, Greentech Lead

Maine thinks again on 116MW, reNews

Is solar worth $0.33 per kWh? Inside Maine’s valuation debate, Utility Drive

Waste Management District Chooses Solar Project Company, Brattleboro Reformer

Our View: State has duty to support offshore wind, SouthCoastToday.com

Rocky Hill Signs Deal For Solar Energy Generation, Hartford Courant

Ready To Vermontivate?, Vermont Public Radio

New energy secretary would have nixed New Bedford terminal, SouthCoastToday.com

Nuclear

NRC still keeping close eye on Pilgrim plant’s performance, Wicked Local Plymouth

NRC denies state request to delay EPZ exemption at Vermont Yankee, Bennington Banner

Markets/Grid/Policy/Prices/Etc.

Three North Country Reps Voted To Kill Power Line Burial Bill, NHPR

Hydro-Quebec Seeks to Increase Exports to Northeast, RTO Insider

Large energy consumers oppose Eversource bid to sell New Hampshire plants, Utility Drive

Northeast Wholesale Power Retreats With Decline in Demand, Bloomberg

Who should operate the distribution grid?, Utility Drive

Bill Proposes Taxing All Fossil Fuels that Enter RI, ecoRI news

Our energy policy verges on irrational, (opinion) Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Next 4 years of electricity costs looking bleak, The Union Leader

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