Energy News for week ending August 21, 2015

Natural Gas/Pipeline

Project reveals 20,000 leaks in Mass. gas lines, Boston Globe

Gas pipeline could fill Danvers coffers, Salem News

Anti-pipeline group to hold first meeting tonight in Franklin, Milford Daily News

Local officials give cold shoulder to pipeline cash, Salem News

Our view: Ipswich River is key in gas pipeline fight, Salem News

Two National Energy Board-approved LNG projects hinge on U.S. permits, The Globe and Mail

More gas pipelines may not be the energy answer, (opinion) Boston Globe

Hingham rep faces criticism over Western Mass. pipeline bill, The Patriot Ledger

During moratorium consider energy alternatives, (opinion) Cape Cod Times

Report on New England Energy Winter Reliability Solutions Finds Proposed Subsidized Natural Gas Pipeline to be Unnecessary and Costly, (press release) GDF SUEZ Energy North America, Inc.

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Instead of a New Natural Gas Pipeline for New England?, Energy Efficiency Markets

Debate on furnace efficiency heats up,

Renewable Energy

Google launches Project Sunroof, a ‘treasure map’ for rooftop solar, Utility Dive

How Will RI Deal with New Federal Clean Power Plan?, ecoRI news

Renewable Energy News: Massachusetts energy delegation headed to Switzerland, PennEnergy

Grid funds wind links, reNews

South Portland zoning change makes way for solar array at Howard Johnson Hotel, Press Herald

RI Colleges Partner to Study Promising Solar Tech, ecoRI news

Here’s why the green energy movement is red, white and blue, Fortune


Reevaluate Seabrook evacuation zone, (opinion) Foster’s Daily Democrat

Editorial: Economic Fallout, Caledonian Record

Pay For Performance Rewards Reliability and Nuclear, yesvy blog

One potential loser in Obama’s climate plan? Existing nuclear plants,

Carl Heastie stands up for common sense on Indian Point, New York Post


A Chat With Senator Angus King on Distributed Energy: ‘This Is Where the Future Is Going’,

Bowing to critics, Eversource revises plan for NH power line, Boston Globe

National Grid, Eversource take a big step toward modernizing the electric grid, Boston Globe

National Grid, Eversource file power transmission network improvement plans for Massachusetts,

Sean Brungot: My Comment to DOE on Northern Pass, Berlin Daily Sun

Revised Northern Pass plan calls for more buried lines, fewer poles, WMUR Manchester

New plan mitigates environmental impacts of Northern Passproject,

Massachusetts DPU Ponders Who Can Be Solicited for Municipal Aggregations, Energy Manager Today

Medway: Exelon, conservation group battle in legal filings, Milford Daily News

Exelon proposes to purchase Millis water, MetroWest Daily News

LePage: ‘Liberal Policies’ to Blame for Maine’s High Energy Costs, Maine Public Broadcasting

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