Energy News for week ending June 12, 2015

Natural Gas/Pipeline

Medway residents oppose Exelon project, MetroWest Daily News

Is a new pipeline really needed?, The Recorder

Noisy neighbor? For many, compressor station becoming a hot-button issue, The Recorder

Environmental issues at forefront of concerns over pipeline, The Recorder

Pipeline review process leaves room for public involvement, The Recorder

‘Highway for fracked gas is a punch in the gut’, (opinion) Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Pipeline Opponents Want More Than Dismissal For Phase Two, Vermont Public Radio

New midstream gas capacity key to RGGI future, Argus Media

Pro-gas pipeline group makes regional push with new TV ad , WMUR Manchester

UMass report details impact of Tennessee Gas Pipeline on environmentally sensitive areas in Franklin County, Daily Hampshire Gazette

More energy yes, but keep it safe, (opinion) Lowell Sun

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Case Study: Rockport, Maine, Wiscasset Newspaper

Utilities offer incentives to improve energy efficiency in rental housing, VTDigger.org

Sen. Hill introduces energy efficiency bill, York County Coast Star

Amendment rededicates some NH RGGI money for energy conservation, NH Business Review

Residents seek energy efficiency help, Seacoastonline.com

New Energize Connecticut Center in North Haven part efficiency resource, part fun, New Haven Register

Renewable Energy

Vermont governor signs renewable energy bill, CT Post

ISO-NE: Renewables are driving up capacity market prices, Utility Dive

Proposed Solar Farm Generates Controversy In Woodstock, Vermont Public Radio

Opinion: Kudos to Stowe on solar vote, (opinion) BurlingtonFreePress.com

Power Broker: Under Neale Lunderville, Little Burlington Electric Plans Big, Seven Days (VT)

Solar advocates seek to end caps on sales of sun-generated electricity to Massachusetts utilities, Daily Hampshire Gazette

Maine lawmakers propose groundbreaking way out of net metering wars, Utility Drive

Offshore Wind Power: New Technologies, WVTF

Amid uncertainty, Mass. solar industry grows more slowly, Boston Globe

Nuclear

Nuclear must be part of U.S. energy future, Power Engineering

RICHARD JANUARY, Jaffrey, NH: Pilgrim is essential to NE’s energy needs, (opinion) Patriot Ledger

YOUR VIEW: Cape Cod Bay Watch wrong about Vermont Yankee, (opinion) Wicked Local Plymouth

Markets/Grid/Policy/Prices/Etc.

National Grid discussing plans to rebuild Somerset substation, Wicked Local Somerset

U.S. Northeast Power Falls as Mild Weather Cuts Electricity Use, Bloomberg

Grid-feeding battery system of the future humming in Boothbay, Press Herald

Shumlin Signs VT Energy Bill, Valley News

Winter electric costs down while rates were up, Fall River Spirit

Northern Pass Opponents Plan For The Next Phase, New Hampshire Public Radio

America’s Next Economic Boom Could Be Lying Underground, RI Public Radio

A Smart Grid Pilot: Early Findings at AESP Spring Meeting, Intelligent Utility

More consumers switching electricity suppliers, but good deals are rare, Boston Globe

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