Energy News for week ending April 29, 2016

Natural Gas/Pipeline

The full breakdown of Spectra’s $47 million offer to Weymouth, Wicked Local Weymouth

After Kinder Morgan, What’s Next for Natural Gas Pipe Projects in New Hampshire?, New Hampshire Public Radio

All Consumers Are the Big Winners with the Cancellation of Kinder Morgan Pipeline, (opinion) Power Options WiredIn Blog

Natural gas pipeline riddle nears final answer in Maine, Press Herald

Column: Pipeline battle isn’t over in Massachusetts, The Salem News

Gas pipeline tariffs face growing opposition, Eagle-Tribune

Kinder Morgan’s Stock May Fall To $10 A Share, Seeking Alpha

FERC to consider waivers for electric utilities purchasing gas pipeline capacity, Utility Dive

Foes say pipeline battle not over, Amherst Bulletin

Spectra keeps eyes on New England prize after fall of rival gas line, SNL

Renewable Energy

Cape Wind goes to court again, CommonWealth Magazine

House passes renewable energy siting bill 142-0, Vermont Biz

Outsourced Ideology: Sending the dirty work of clean energy north, Worcester Business Journal

Solar movement gaining traction locally, Ricentral.com

Latest Bennington, Vt. solar proposal scrutinized, Berkshire Eagle

EDF moves deeper into U.S. solar market, UPI.com

LePage vetoes solar energy bill after compromise talks fail, Press Herald

Maine missing out on solar jobs, Lewiston Sun Journal

Two Community Solar Projects Go Online In Massachusetts, Solar Industry

Senators call for extension of tax credits for offshore wind energy, Offshore Wind Journal

Vermont Utility Opens Collaborative Space for Energy Businesses, Seeks Applicants, Renewable Energy World

Mass. should boost renewable targets, (opinion) CommonWealth Magazine

Falmouth to appeal denial of wind turbine permit, Cape Cod Times

Energy Efficiency

How to make cities more energy efficient, MIT News

Westerly, RI, Making Moves to Improve Municipal Efficiency, Energy Manager Today

Brattleboro could save over $2 million with energy upgrades, Brattleboro Reformer

How rate reform can help turn energy efficiency into a ‘profit center’ for utilities, Utility Drive

Nuclear

Feds OK big drop in Vermont Yankee insurance, Vermont Biz

Editorial: Renewing Nuclear, Providence Journal

After NRC violations, Entergy aims to improve operations at nuclear plants, SNL

Markets/Grid/Policy/Prices/Etc.

Assessing risk in the state’s energy debate, (opinion) CommonWealth Magazine

Construction team named for Northern Pass project, New Hampshire Business Review

Deerfield Board seeks representation against Northern Pass, Union Leader

Plenty of power for summer, grid operator says, New Haven Register

South Boston power plant sells for $24.25 million, The Boston Globe

Column: Energy divide may lead to more, not less, price volatility, Salem News

OUR OPINION: The challenge of creating a long-term energy plan, Enterprise News

Hudson residents plan to continue fight against Eversource, MetroWest Daily News

Are Local Distribution Grids Lagging in Cybersecurity?, Greentech Media

Hydro power needed to meet states 2020 carbon goal, Boston Globe

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