Energy News for week ending July 31, 2015

Natural Gas/Pipeline

Opposition rallies at hearing for Kinder Morgan pipeline, The Union Leader

Pipeline protesters flood session, Monadnock Ledger Transcript

FERC session on Kinder Morgan pipeline draws hundreds; six western Mass lawmakers call for a reboot of the process, MassLive

FERC urged to slow down pipeline process at packed hearing in Greenfield, GazetteNet

Residents meet at Milford town hall to discuss proposed pipeline, WMUR TV

Energy Efficiency

A climate-change leader, (opinion) Commons

Providence Joins Worldwide Effort to Curb Emissions, ecoRI news

As markets change, clean tech industry reduces ambitions, BetaBoston

Renewable Energy

Worcester seeking to build large-scale solar project atop landfill, The Telegram

Political logjam stalls solar energy projects across Massachusetts, SouthCoastToday.com

Solar array turns sports complex into mini-power plant, The Salem News

Local leaders gather to support Cape solar projects, Cape Cod Times

PUC staff says no to CMP land buy, Mainebiz

Solar advocates praise Dennis-Yarmouth arrays, Wicked Local Cape Cod

First Ever US Offshore Wind Farm Gets First “Steel In Water”, CleanTechnica

MassCEC awards $1.1 million to biogas projects, Biomass Magazine

D-Y To Get $1.4 Million Grant For Solar Power Storage, CapeCod.com News

Offshore Wind Farm Positions Rhode Island As A Leader, New Hampshire Public Radio

Fall River officials, green group urge state to let solar power industry grow, Fall River Herald News

Nuclear

Entergy Corp. grant seen as making contribution to Cheshire County’s future, Union Leader

Editorial: Necessary 3-state response for jobs, The Recorder

Could Next-Gen Reactors Spark Revival In Nuclear Power?, National Geographic

Markets/Grid/Policy/Prices/Etc.

Verizon targets utilities with smart energy-as-a-service platform, FierceWireless

TransCanada gets one-year extension on Connecticut River dam licenses, VT Digger

Heat wave pushes US Northeast power demand to 2015 high, Reuters

Blasting Air Conditioners Raise Power Prices as U.S. East Broils, Bloomberg

11 maps that explain energy in America, Vox

Sale of Connecticut biomass plant completed, Power Engineering

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