Energy News for week ending April 24, 2015

Natural Gas/Pipeline

Columbia Gas seeks 7.5 percent rate hike, The Sun Chronicle

Pipeline Expansion Through Little Compton Pulled, ecoRI news

Baker signals support for expanded pipeline in New England, Boston Globe

Natural gas pipeline meeting held at Greenfield Community College ,

Energy Efficiency

Friction surfaces over fixing costly Efficiency Maine error, Press Herald

PSB chair opposes freeze on energy efficiency charge,

UML to spend $27 million on ‘green’ campaign, Lowell Sun

Shumlin touts new round of energy loans,

Cap-and-trade yields $99M for Connecticut, Hartford Business

Renewable Energy

McKinley Knoop: New windfarm will be boon for RI, The Providence Journal

Wood Pellets for Windham County, The Commons News

Maine Gets $100K Grant to Help Invest in Green Energy, necn

Vermont solar advocates push lawmakers to expand net metering, Utility Drive

National Grid takes Earth Day digital with #GridGoesGreen, Niagara Frontier Publications

Can the World Run on Renewable Energy?, Knowledge@Wharton

Grants Provide Energy Boost to Solarize Program, ecoRI News

Balancing Costs and Competition, New York Times

Boxborough solar forum illuminates initiative, Wicked Local Acton

Five hopeful signs global energy is getting cleaner, Christian Science Monitor


Biennial refueling outage begins at Pilgrim, Cape Cod Today

Obama should embrace nuclear energy, (opinion) CNN

Rare raptors nesting at Vermont Yankee, Brattleboro Reformer


Northern Pass delay prompts investment adviser to downgrade its Eversource stock recommendation, The Union Leader

ISO-NE delays demand response integration due to FERC Order 745 uncertainty, Utility Dive

Anti-Northern Pass video targets Concord, Concord Monitor

Tim Horan: RI must focus on climate change, The Providence Journal

NH PUC launches investigation into soaring New England Energy Prices, Concord Monitor

NE Governors Agree On Need To Drive Down Energy Cost, NH Public Radio

Bidder Buys Defunct Claremont Incinerator for $1.63 Million, Valley News

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