Energy News for week ending May 29, 2015

Natural Gas/Pipeline

In RI, no price relief for natural gas customers, The Providence Journal

Gas pipeline part of DPU plan to lower energy prices, Boston Herald

Tennessee Gas Pipeline meeting raises legal, technical consideration for municipal officials, GazetteNET

CNGC Begins Construction of NatGas Pipeline in Connecticut, Natural Gas Intelligence

Opinion: No justification for pipeline, BurlingtonFreePress.com

Rendall: Natural gas makes sense (Opinion), Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Spectra Energy begins work in Beverly Harbor to bring gas to Salem’s Footprint Power Station, Salem News

Energy Efficiency

Cutting Carbon Pollution While Promoting Economic Growth, Center For American Progress

The “And” Case: Why a Three-Letter Word Is Worth $36 Million, The Maine Wire

Renewable Energy

Vermont joins international effort to fight climate change, North Country Public Radio

Maine lawmakers expected to vote Thursday on sweeping energy policy bill, Press Herald

America’s Future Has Wind in its Sails, Climate Central

Maine PUC Keeps Wind Project Contract Negotiations, MPBN

Legislative Wrap: State passes ambitious renewable energy goal, VTdigger.org

Installation options for solar energy, Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Community Solar On The Ballot In Lamoille County, Vermont Public Radio

Town considering solar options, Wicked Local Reading

Dixfield gets legal opinion on wind law sound limits, Lewiston Sun Journal

Lack of state tax credit hurts solar power effort, (opinion) Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Installation options for solar energy, (opinion) Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Nuclear

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Fully Operational, CapeCod.com News

Remember benefits of nuclear power, Cape Cod Times

Nuclear Power Can Play Significant Role In Mitigating Climate Change, RTT News

UMASS Closure Manual: Surviving the economic downturn when Pilgrim closes, Wicked Local Plymouth

Markets/Grid/Policy/Prices/Etc.

Breaking News…Massachusetts to Offer $10M for Energy Storage Demonstration Projects, Energy Efficiency Markets

TransCanada tax case closes; decision expected by September, Vtdigger.org

The Aging Energy Infrastructure Challenge, Energy Manager Today

Cape Wind looks to extend state OK of electrical lines, Cape Cod Times

Anti-Cape Wind group blasts company’s extension request, South Coast Today

Regional push to cut electricity costs through bulk purchase hits a snag, Taunton Daily Gazette

Bill On Variable Electric Rates Gets Final Legislative Approval, Hartford Courant

Proposal would raise application fees for major utility projects like Northern Pass, Concord Monitor

England electricity consumption dropped in 2014, Hartford Business

Pollina pushes governor on fossil fuel divestment, Rutland Herald

WMUR poll: Granite Staters split on two controversial energy projects, WMUR

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