Energy News for week ending November 6, 2015

Natural Gas/Pipeline

Former DCR head working for pipeline co., The Recorder

Spectra bills activists $30,000 for Burrillville pipeline project delays,

Anti-pipeline group appeals state commission’s ruling on natural gas sale, Keene Sentinel

Boylston selectmen do not support new pipeline, Wicked Local Shrewsbury

Heating oil vs. natural gas, (opinion) CommonWealth Magazine

Eversource on the hook for cleanup of entire WRTA site, Worcester Telegram

Statehouse hearing set for bill to let pipeline through Otis State Forest, MassLive

Fracking adds to factors bumping up cost of firewood in New England, Portland Press Herald

National Grid should promote multiuse path, (opinion) Cape Cod Times

Energy Efficiency

NRCM Blasts LePage Administration on Energy Efficiency Policies, Maine Public Broadcasting

Maine will shift heating assistance money into weatherization, Portland Press Herald

Town of Trumbull Earns Second Energy Efficiency Leadership Award, Hartford Courant

Malden, Newburyport recognized by National Grid for energy initiatives, Wicked Local Newburyport

Renewable Energy

US Sets Wind Output Records In October Amid Country wide wind rush, Clean Technica

Solar power effort underway in Warwick, WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Town flips the solar switch, Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Reimbursing the rich: More solar subsidies, (Editorial) The Union Leader

Emera: Solar array a first, Mount Desert Islander

State’s biggest solar farm (although it’s not all that big, really) goes online Friday, Concord Monitor

Next Step Living reaches over 10,000 reservations for community solar gardens, PV Magazine


Brown: Closing Pilgrim will zap environment, energy grid, Boston Herald

Nuclear power plants warn of closure crisis, The Hill

Vermont Yankee – the Sirens of History, Brattleboro Reformer


Northern Pass Is Passing The Buck, (opinion) CleanTechnica

Eversource angling for state clean energy deal, Boston Globe

Editorial: Sharp difference emerges in utility winter rates, GazetteNET

ISO-NE and NEPOOL File with FERC for One-Year DR Delay, Energy Manager Today

COG objecting to expansion of Northfield Mountain reservoir storage capacity, The Recorder

Fewer people will receive fuel assistance this winter,

US’s first major HVDC electric transmission system turns 25, Vermont Biz

Editorial: Weather’s roller coaster ride, The Recorder

YOUR VIEW: Destructive energy stalemate (Opinion), Wicked Local Kingston

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